News, Media and Stories | Class Of 2009

Molly Fischer and Audra Stave
Molly Fischer '07 & Audra Stave '09, MS '13, PsyD '16 hiked together in the Sandia Mountains of New Mexico.
Ellis Jerome Bailey
Marcel Bailey '09 and MaryBeth Bailey '08 welcome their second child, a son. 
Michelle Lee '08, Brittany Cuff Carvalho '09, Kellie Ivison '09 and Mindy Ingebretson-Wolowicz '09. 
Michelle Lee '08 got married on August 5, 2018 to Benjamin Morris. 
Mark Truax
Mark Truax '09 says some of the most important parts of his college education came outside the classroom.
LeAnna Nash '09 and Frankie Guros '09 get married after 10 years together. 
Kitty Jospe MFA '09 had her poetry published online at Zingara Poetry Review. 
Jessica Heckman OD '09 was inducted into Concordia's Athletic Hall of Fame. After earning her degree from Concordia, Heckman pursued a doctorate in optometry from Pacific. Heckman currently is vice president of clinical affairs and optometric residency director at Chu Vision Institute in Bloomington, Minn. Her community service includes participating in eye care mission trips to the Philippines and Myanmar. 
Lighthizer
Nathan Lighthizer OD '09 will present at the North Carolina Optometric Society's Fall Congress.
Brandon Porter '09, head women’s soccer coach at the Oregon Institute of Technology since 2015, has accepted the position of head men’s and women’s soccer coach at the university. 
Abby Murray MFA ’09 was chosen by the Tacoma (Wash.) Arts Commission as the city’s Poet Laureate of 2019 to 2021.

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