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Madalyn Seidl PharmD '21
Madalyn Seidl PharmD '21 is the Pacific University Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate in the School of Pharmacy, and also was the recipient of USPHS Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy.
Megan Schmauder OD '21
Megan Schmauder OD '21 has been recognized by the Pacific University College of Optometry with three honors upon graduation in May 2021.
Anjali Rupela OD '21
Anjali Rupela OD '21 received the Pacific University College of Optometry 2021 Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care.
Leiana Petlewski '21
A dance and applied theatre double major, Leiana Petlewski '21 was selected as Pacific’s undergraduate valedictorian for May 2021 Commencement. They also were named the university’s Outstanding Senior in Applied Theatre (along with fellow graduate Julia Peterson ’21), Outstanding Senior in Dance, and Outstanding Senior in the Arts.
Cheslock graduated in May 2021 with his doctor of optometry.
Tiffany Kugiya PT '21
Tiffany Kugiya PT ’21 has received a 2021 Physical Therapy Community Service Award from the Pacific University School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training.
Seema Khatcherian ’21 has received awards from Pacific University for outstanding contributions to student life and for significant contributions to the Center for Gender Equity. 
Karen Ara
Karen Ara ’21 is one of two students honored with Pacific University’s Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement Award.
Boxer with graduation cap
Trevor Hunt MSAT '21 has been named a 2021 Athletic Training Academic Honoree by the Pacific University School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training.
Mallory Hoffbeck ’21 was honored by the Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching in Chinese.