News, Media and Stories | Class Of 1997

William “Bill” Hefner OD ’96, MEd ’97 was elected board director for the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association at its annual meeting in July along with alumna Shaina Sullivan OD ’19.
Lorne Yudcovitch
Lorne Yudcovitch OD '96, MS '97 was named the recipient of the 2021 Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Advocacy Award.
Lisa Harings '97 was named the 2020 Oregon Youth Soccer Association Boys Competitive Coach of the Year. 
David Slagowski OD '97 provides patients with services at Shopko Optical Center's new location in Fond du Lac, Wisc. 
Colin Fitzgerald '97
Colin Fitzgerald '97 stepped into the role of leading Washington County's Developmental Disabilities program.
Nathan Stanley '97, MAT '98 was hired as the new athletic director for Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon. He was hired over the summer and in the process became the school's fourth athletic director in six years. Stanley is also the assistant principal at Lakeridge.  
Matt Binkerd MAT '97 was appointed athletic director at Warsaw (Ind.) Community High School this summer.
Bede (Lefore) Murphy ’97, also known as Catherine Bede, is an artist whose works are being exhibited by the City of Hillsboro (Ore.) Cultural Arts Division.
Aimee (Pitlick) Schulte ’94, OD ’97 was honored by the Cleinman Performance Network, a leading business development consultancy for optometry practices, for the continued dedication and excellence she imparts to vision care and eye health.
Kathryn (Blim) Mattingly MAT ’97 released her newest book, The Tutor, published by Winter Goose Publishing.