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Alumni

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Robert Anderson retired in 1987 after 37 years as a school administrator. He has been working in real estate sales since 1988. Robert and his wife, Geraldine, have a retirement home in Green Valley, Ariz., where many other retired PLU alumni also live.

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Margaret (Lucas) Douglass was one of six volunteers chosen nationwide for the 1998 Volunteer Award of Merit by the American Bible Society (ABS). The ABS, headquartered in New York City, provides Bibles to people worldwide at cost and in their own language. Margaret has maintained a Scripture Courtesy Center and has provided displays and presentations in Western Washington for the past 28 years. The award was presented to Margaret at a church service in her church, Messiah Lutheran in Auburn, Wash. Philip Thomas Vorvick died on Feb. 20. He graduated in 1959 from Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, and served Our Savior Lutheran Church in Richmond, B.C., for six years, and Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Concrete, Wash., for seven years. He also owned an acoustical ceiling contracting business for the past 24 years. Philip is survived by his wife, Bonnie; three children; and three grandchildren.

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In January, Evangeline Rimbach was appointed editor of Grace Notes, a bimonthly newsletter of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians. She retired on June 30, 1997, from 33 years on the faculty of Concordia University in River Forest, Ill.

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Abraham Lopez and his wife, Faye, have three children and seven grand-children, ranging in age from 10 to 18. They are both retired and enjoy traveling, which has included trips to Puerto Rico, Alaska, Mexico and France.

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Dr. William Foege, world renowned for his work in eradicating smallpox, and a distinguished professor in the International Health Department at Emory University, was elected to the PLU Board of Regents as regent-at-large for the 1997-2000 term. (See related story in this issue.)

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Roy Schwarz recently received honorary degrees from Montana State University and the University of Idaho. He also received an honorary professorship from Sun-Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences in Guangzhon, China, the surgeon general's medical fellowship in the American Academy for the Advancement of Sciences. Irving Nygren retired in 1997 from the Evangelical Alliance Mission. He was a teacher, administrator and pastor for 31 years in Pakistan, and he taught English as a Second Language for four years in Afghanistan.

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Lois Capps was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (CA) in March. The seat was left vacant upon the untimely death of her husband, Walter Capps '57, in October.

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Jane (Jacobson) Winslow was an elementary school teacher for 14 years in the San Francisco Bay area, a corporate personnel director for nine years, ran as a candidate for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and worked as executive director for Friends of the San Francisco Public Library for five years. Recently, Jane started her own business as a community outreach consultant. She works with neighborhood groups in support of her clients' projects, and as a lobbyist and liaison with the neighborhoods and city departments, assists with planning and zoning issues related to new buildings and businesses in the San Francisco Bay area. Jane volunteers her time to raise money for the park around Coit Tower on San Francisco's Telegraph Hill. She serves on the city's open space advisory committee to the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department and on the board of the community center.

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In June, Stan Hagen, a former British Columbia cabinet member, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C. Stan is being recognized for his work in collegiate matching-capital programs, in which every dollar raised is matched by the government. He also is being honored for his key role in the establishment of four university-college links in British Columbia. Under that arrangement, students can attend certain academic programs at local two-year colleges, and receive a diploma bearing the name of the parent university. Larry Trygg died on Jan. 4. After graduating from PLU, Larry received his master's degree in speech pathology from Eastern Washington University. He worked as a speech pathologist for 21 years at Lakeland Village, a state residential center for people with developmental disabilities. Larry is survived by his wife, Judie.

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Ted Vigeland is the new alumni council representative on the Oregon Health Sciences Foundation Board of Trustees. The group governs the fund raising and management of this $200+ million foundation. Ted is an orthopedic surgeon with the Portland Ortho Clinic. Between his internship and residency, he spent four years in Germany as a medical officer in the U.S. Army. He is a clinical assistant professor in orthopedics at Oregon Health Sciences University and past president of the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland. Ted and his wife, Julie, enjoy travel, the arts and golf. They have a daughter, who is a journalist, and a son, who is a business communications consultant.

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John Boe has been an independent sales representative for 22 years at Rockmount Research Alloys, Inc. He sells welding alloys to industries in three states. His daughter, Katherine, recently received a degree in forestry from the University of Montana.

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Jim Willis died on Dec. 31 at his home in Madrid, Spain. He was born in Tacoma on Feb. 1, 1946, and he moved with his family to Madrid in 1955. After graduating from PLU, he worked in international television program distribution for Universal Studios/MCA, Astral Television, Kaleidoscope Entertainment Inc., BNB International, and most recently with CityTV in Toronto. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, and daughters, Siri and Kristi, of Long Island, NY; his parents, Stan '38, '42, '60 and Thelma Willis '40, '47 of Parkland; one brother, Brian Willis '77 and two sisters, Judy Carr '70 and Kathleen Pollakowski. Judy Read Jeffery received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching of Mathematics for her outstanding achievement in math education. This award is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. It included a $7,500 teaching grant and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the national awards ceremony, where President Clinton presented her award. Judy completed a master's degree in 1997 at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She teaches algebra and math art at Goldenview Middle School in Anchorage, and her husband, Arge, is the director of elementary education for the Anchorage School District.

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Pamela (Larson) Indahl is a professor of social work and English as a second language at the Russian American Christian University in Moscow. Her husband, Berne, is the director of security for the New Embassy Building Project. Their son, Andy, is a freshman at Wheaton College in Chicago; and Ben, 13, and Bethany, 10, attend Hinkson Christian Academy in Russia. Any PLU grads traveling to or through Moscow are invited to dinner! Email: TLPower@aol.com.

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Bruce Bjerke was elected local managing partner on Jan. 6 of the Seattle law firm of Graham & James/Riddell Williams. He was also appointed coordinator of the firm's Asia Network, overseeing business between the U.S. offices and their Asia and Australia affiliates. Bruce's prac-tice focuses on mergers and acqui-sitions of privately held companies, business transactions and the hotel industry. He is also chairman of the board of directors of WestCoast Hotels, Inc.; president and board member of the Pike Street Market Medical Clinic; and a Washington World Affairs Fellow.

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Elaine James '74, '76 retired in 1992 as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Army and in 1995 from civil service. She is a registered nurse massage/neuromuscular therapist and the owner of the Center for WellBeing in La Grange, Ga. Peg Zander received the 1997 Community School Community Educator of the Year award at the Oregon Community Education Association conference in Hood River, Ore., on March 16.

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Polly Hulme graduated from the University of Iowa in December with a Ph.D. in nursing. She is an assistant professor in the family nurse practi-tioner program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing. Larry Walsh is the head of the music department and the director of bands at Federal Way High School in Federal Way, Wash. The school's music tech-nology lab, with 18 workstations, has successfully finished its first year under Larry's guidance. In May, he toured with his bands in Southern California. Larry's wife, Gail, is executive director of the Washington State Orthopedic Association and the Washington State Urology Association. Deuane Kuenzi is the artistic director for Gloriana, Utah's resident professional choir. Gloriana was featured on the National Public Radio program "Performance Today." In January the choir was featured on Australian Public Radio and in March at the New York International Choral Festival held at Lincoln Center. While in New York, the choir also performed at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Gloriana's CD, "Songs of America," aired on more than 275 radio stations across North America in April. He and his wife, Karen '74, have three sons, Daniel, Joseph and David.

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Susan Kerns was given the Elementary Educational Technologist award by the Brussels School District in Belgium. She was named Educator of the Year - Phi Delta Kappa in Germany, and in 1997 she was Technology & Learning and Microsoft Teacher of the Year for U.S. schools abroad. Susan lives in Bitburg, Germany, and services American and international elementary schools in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. In January 1996, she completed a doctorate in education administration from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

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In January, Gov. Gary Locke named Stan Flemming a trustee of Evergreen State College. He is a physician, practicing family, obstetric and adolescent medicine in University Place, Wash. He is also a former 28th district state representative; the outgoing mayor of University Place; and a newly elected University Place city council member. Stan also is a graduate of the University of Washington and Western University of Health Sciences. Mark Lewis retired in June 1997 as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force. He is now a senior vice president for SIAC, a subsidiary of the New York Stock Exchange. SIAC develops and operates the computer systems that run the stock exchange.

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Marcie (Phillips) Paul and her husband, Jim, announce the birth of their son, Austin James, on May 19, 1997. He joins a 5-year-old sister, Hayley Suzanne. Marcie is a global account manager for Cisco Systems at Lucent Technologies, where she has worked for 10 years. Joni (Jerin) Campbell and her husband, Bruce, have relocated to Tucson, Ariz., after 11½ years in Cody, Wyo., where Bruce was in private practice as a physician. In Tucson, Bruce will complete a fellowship in geriatrics and a family practice faculty development program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. Joni continues to be at home with their daughters, 8-year-old Lauren and 5-year-old Christine. Bret Burkholder is a career counselor and academic advisor at Pierce College in Puyallup. On March 21, he attended the American Men's Studies Association at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, and presented the results of a study entitled, "Male College Students: The Endangered Species." The findings of the three-year study demonstrated the academic probation and dismissal rate of male and female students. This summer, Bret will co-teach a class at PLU entitled, "Ed Psych," which will look at the needs of boys and men in school curricula.

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David and Janie (Prokopowich '84) Lemley announce the birth of their daughter, Kristen Ruth, on April 18, 1997. She joins 7½-year-old Kevin and 4½-year-old Jason. David is a pilot for American Airlines in Los Angeles. Janie is a domestic engineer making use of her elementary education major, and is involved with Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS). Carol (Brodahl) Slama is a fiction writer, and her book "Shroud of Silence" was published by Bethany House in March. Her second book, about a girl attending a private school in Washington, is waiting for publication. Carol and her husband, Brad, have two sons, 8-year-old Max and 6-year-old Grant. She is a full-time writer and stay-at-home mom.

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Owen and Sandi (Larsen '82) Wollum, after seven years of being told it would be impossible for them to have a baby, are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Lars Olaf, on Sept. 23. Sandi is a sixth-grade teacher in the Sumner School District, and Owen works with computers.

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Kristin Londgren is a dress designer, and her shop on Fairfax Avenue, near the Los Angeles County Art Museum, was featured in the Nov. 9 issue of The Los Angeles Times. A small picture of Kristin appeared on the front page and previewed a larger photo and story in the "Life & Style" section of the Sunday paper. One of her designs also appeared in the Jan. 26 issue of People magazine. It was shown, with credits, being worn to the "People's Choice" television awards in Los Angeles.

Michael Hunter-Bernstein and his partner, Gabe, adopted Victor, born on Oct. 23. He joins 2½-year-old Ethan. Michael teaches third grade part time.

David Schaut graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1988 and has completed his general surgery internship and anesthesiology resi-dency. He currently practices occupational medicine while pursuing an MPH.

Olivier Taupin and Jeanne McDonnell '85, '91 were married on July 21, 1996. Olivier was recently promoted to vice president of worldwide sales at Computer Peripherals International. They have moved to Aliso, Calif., from France, where they had been living for the last 3½ years.


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Maria Duffus is leaving her full-time job to work two days a week at Abbott Laboratories. She looks forward to spending more time at home with her 1-year-old son, Daniel.

Karin Londgren was promoted to associate producer at E! Entertainment, a cable television company in Hollywood. She had previously worked in the studios of Paramount and Fox in Hollywood.

Mike Halvorson was an editor and manager at Microsoft for nine years. His independent work, authoring or co-authoring "Learn BASIC Now," "Running Microsoft Office 97" and "Microsoft Works 4 Illustrated" earned him two technical publishing awards from the Society for Technical Communication. Mike is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the history of the Middle ages and the German Reformation at the University of Washington. He will be teaching history at PLU in the fall and J-Term. He and his wife, Kim, are enjoying their 2-year-old son, Henry James. Mike can be reached at Mike_Halvorson@classic.msn.com.

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Dave Templin is in his second year as the director of applied sports psychology at the University of Kansas.

John and Connie (Consear '85) Antonsen announce the birth of their daughter, Amy Nicole, on Jan. 26. She joins 5½-year-old Britta Marie and 4-year-old Ryan Spencer.

Jeffrey Cornell is in his sixth year of teaching in Saudi Arabia. He instructs the children of expatriate oil company employees, mainly American, Canadian and other Arab nationalities.

Steve Keller received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked for Angelica Stacey. After his postdoctoral work, he joined the faculty of the chemistry department at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Last March he came to PLU to speak at the chemistry seminar held in Rieke Science Center. The title of his talk was "Geomimetic Coordination Polymers: Towards Molecular Quartz."

Brian DalBalcon and his wife, Whitney, announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Holmes, on Dec. 18, 1997. Brian is a commercial photographer, and Whitney is earning her MBA at the University of Washington.


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Dave Parkhill and his wife, Cari, announce the birth of their son, Britt David, on April 17, 1997. He joins a 3-year-old brother, Kyle. Dave is a lineman apprentice trainee with the Chelan County Public Utilities District, and Cari is a homemaker.

Stacy Waterworth was promoted to fire lieutenant for the Tacoma Fire Department on Dec. 21. Formerly an assistant soccer coach at PLU, she will become the head coach of a U-12 girls youth select team in the fall of 1998.

Miriam Bacon and Tom Kennedy were married on Oct. 11 at Glendale Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burien, Wash. Miriam and Tom met at a motorcycle touring club meeting. Their wedding had a theme that included the ringbearer riding a motorcycle-style Big Wheel pulling a trailer (a small red wagon) with the pillow sitting in the wagon. At the reception, there was an ice sculpture in the shape of a motor-cycle, and the cake-top ornament was a motorcycle trophy! Greg Schieferstein and his wife, Adriane, announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Elaine, on Jan. 28. Greg is the news director at KTVH-TV, an NBC affiliate in Helena, Mont. With a 15-member staff, they do 19 newscasts each week.

Barb Tyler and her husband, Steve, announce the birth of their son, Matthew Jared, on Feb. 23. He joins 6-year-old Megan Elizabeth and 2½-year-old Michaela Janae.


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Steven Roser has a private practice in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders in Phoenix, Ariz. He and his wife, Lori, have a 31/2-year-old daughter, Madelon Grace, and a 1-year-old son, Thomas Oltman. Curt Malloy appeared in "An Epidemiologic Analysis of the Ten Plagues of Egypt," a documentary examining his research of the biblical plagues that are recorded in the book of Exodus. It was shown on the Discovery Channel in April. He is working as an epidemiologist with Exponent Health Group in Washington, DC. Mark Keller completed his Ph.D. in applied physics at Yale University in 1995. He is now on a permanent appointment at NIST in Boulder, Colo., and is working on experiments with single-electron tunneling. Mark enjoys rock climbing in the Boulder area, where he lives with his wife, Evelyn.

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David and Cathy (Renz '88) Hillman announce the birth of their son, Zachary David, on Jan. 29. He joins two brothers, 4-year-old Michael and 2-year-old Matthew. Brendan and Kelly (Mickelsen) Rorem announce the birth of their daughter, Alison Elise, on Jan. 7. She joins a sister, 2½-year-old Kathryn.

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Susan Chun and her husband, Edward '88, announce the birth of their son, Brandon Paul, on May 30, 1997. Edward was promoted to account executive at KTVL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Medford, Ore.

Jeffrey Ebberts and Lyna Zbranek were married Sept. 27 in East Bernard, Texas. Jeffrey was promoted to operations manager at Rollins Dedicated Carriage, Inc., on Oct. 6. He has been at Rollins for four years as a driver and a defensive driving-instructor. Lyna is a customer service representative.

Knut Olson recently earned membership in Lutheran Brotherhood's 1997 Executives' Club. Membership in the club is based on the sale of insurance and investment products to Lutherans.

Michelle Garred completed Master of Public Administration and Master of Arts in international studies degrees at the University of Washington in 1997. She works at World Vision, a faith-based, international disaster-relief and economic-development organization. Michelle continues to enjoy living in the Puget Sound region.

John Rowland completed medical school at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and is in his third year of a combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Kimberly (Black) Carson is a registered nurse at Providence Medical Center in Yakima, Wash. Her son, Maxwell Eric Richard, had his first birthday on Jan. 10.


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Ronald Shrum was promoted to inventory planner at Boeing.

Leroy Victor Thomas died on Feb. 3. He earned a bachelor of science degree in structural engineering from the University of Washington School of Engineering in 1971 and his MBA from PLU. Leroy is survived by his wife of 32 years, June; his son, Jason; and daughter-in-law, Kim.

Scott and Kristine (Barry '92) Moor announce the birth of their daughter, Meghan Elisabeth, on Feb. 17.

Megan Flanagan and her husband, Bradley, announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Kristine, on Jan. 23. She joins a 3-year-old brother, Erik.

Larry Deal and Lisa Simonsen were married on Dec. 31 at the United Methodist Church in Renton, Wash. Lisa is a chaplain at the University of Minnesota, and Larry is in family practice residency at North Memorial Hospital in Minneapolis.

Suzanne Wastier and Andy Podolske '92 live in Seattle. Suzanne graduated in February from Seattle Midwifery School as a licensed midwife, and Andy was promoted to branch manager at Wells Fargo Bank in December.

David Lechnyr continues to thrive as a network field technician at The Network Group in Eugene, Ore. He has earned both his Microsoft certified systems engineer and certified Netware administrator credentials. His dogs, Bear and Gizmo, say, "Hi." You can visit Bear at http://BearCAM.gerbilsong.com/, or you can reach David at admiral@gerbilsong.com. And yes, David's degree was in social work.

Ronald Crump has taken a new job as senior account manager at Quill Communications, a strategic marketing communications company based in San Diego. Quill does high-tech business-to-business marketing for clients such as the Hewlett Packard Co. and Quallcom. Ron works at its new branch office in Boise, Idaho.


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Karen (Stark) Dixon is pursuing her master of theological studies degree at Duke University. Her husband, Dave, is in his second year of law school at Duke University. They are hoping to return to the West after graduation in May 1999. Karen can be reached at Karen@mail.duke.edu. Peter and Julie Bradshaw '95 announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Jane, in February. She joins 2-year-old Jacob Peter. Peter is a district sales representative for Hershey Chocolate, USA. Bill and Sheri (Noah) Feeney announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Jennifer, on Feb. 6. Bill is a marketing executive at Safeco Insurance Co., and Sheri is a certified public accountant at Sisters of Providence Health System.

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Sam Capps is a new district representative with the Lutheran Brotherhood Great Northwest Agency in Seattle.

Federico Carreno and his wife, Patricia, announce the birth of twins, Edgar and Monica, on Sept. 4, 1996. Federico is a career development specialist at Wenatchee Valley College, and Patricia is a sewing machine operator.

Kara Berger and Peter McQuillan were married on Oct. 3 at St. Barnabas Church in Limassol, Cyprus, located on the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Peter is stationed there as a corporal with the British Army.

Darin and Jennifer (Haroldson '92) Howard have bought their first house in Newberg, Ore. Darin is in his second year as a quality assurance specialist at Bidtek in Tigard, Ore., and Jennifer teaches in the Tigard/Tualatin School District and coaches cheerleaders at Tigard High School. They are enjoying their new home, careers and spending time with their two new puppies. During the winter, Darin and Jennifer enjoy cheering for PLU at home and away basketball games. They can be reached at howardjd@europa.com.

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Ryan Brown is a sales representative for Tharco Corp., a corrugated packaging and foamed plastics manufacturer in Auburn, Wash. His sales territory includes Northwest Washington and Alaska.

David Grimberg and Amica Davidson '93 were married on March 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Parkland. Amica is a sixth-grade teacher at Woodland Elementary School in Puyallup, and David is a systems analyst in the PLU Department of Computing and Telecommunications Services.

Jerilyn Dunlap is working on her master's degree in youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., and is interning as a youth director at Zion Lutheran Church in Anoka, Minn.

Erik Probstfield is a graduate student in materials science at the University of Washington. He spent the summer of 1997 at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., and is now doing research on developing techniques for processing aluminum/aluminum nitride com-posites. He continues to compete in the hammer throw, eclipsing 60 meters in a meet last summer.


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Sonya Zwinger Miller and her husband, Ron Miller, announce the birth of their son, Ryan Scott, on Nov. 13. He joins 12-year-old Sean and 10-year-old Rachel.

Cyrus Khemalaap will pursue a law degree at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco this summer after participating in the Bangkok Law program hosted by the law school. He recently was an independent writing consultant for international graduate students in downtown San Francisco.

Shelby (Eichele) Young is the senior administrator for the Loel Foundation in Lodi, Calif. The position was created by the foundation to oversee the development of a senior center. Shelby and her husband, Neil Young, were married on Aug. 3, 1996. Peter Wiles is in the graduate program in mathematics at the University of Wisconsin.

Eric and Hallie (Klipper '94) Anthony began their new jobs as nuclear engineers at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash., after Hallie's graduation in May. She graduated from Washington State University with a master of science in environmental science in system dynamics modeling. The couple lives in Poulsbo, Wash.


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Lisa Balmes is a teacher at Beach Elementary School in Portland, Ore. Her day is split between a second-grade class and a special education class.

Annette Goldstein is in La Paz, Bolivia, on a Fulbright Scholarship. She has been there since September, researching bilingual and multi-cultural education, and developing Spanish as a Second Language curri-culum as part of Bolivia's education reform. With more than 30 indige-nous languages in Bolivia, many children learn Spanish for the first time when they go to school. The new curriculum will allow students to learn Spanish while continuing to excel in their native language. Annette will be visiting classrooms to observe the reform's impact on the students and the schools.

Teri Shimoda was named the Pierce County League Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season. She is the girls' soccer coach at Fife High School in Fife, Wash. Teri led Fife to a 15-2-2 overall record and a berth in the AAA state quarterfinals.

Four alums were reacquainted in January after a PLU Wind Ensemble concert in Honolulu, amidst flower-scented tradewinds, sun-kissed sand and sparkling blue waters. Shawna Rowe '96 teaches kindergarten and is finishing her master's degree at Shaniade University of Honolulu. Darren Kerbs '96 is the associate director of the PLU Alumni and Parent Relations Office and anticipates starting a master's degree soon. Kristin Hartwell '94 is a Chinese linguist at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu and is training for her next marathon. Timothy Ho '96 is the director of choral music at his alma mater, Kamehameha Schools, and he traveled with his choirs to New Zealand in May.

Kevin Marousek is a page for NBC in Burbank, Calif., working on programs such as "The Tonight Show" and "NBC Nightly News."

Andy and Lori (Gustafson) Dreyer are resident managers of Walton Guest House, the only hospitality house serving hospitals in Salem, Ore. The house provides a place to stay for family and friends of area hospital patients. Andy and Lori are also working as scientists for Sunseeds in Brooks, Ore.

Danielle Quigley has finished her first year at the University of Oregon, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. She will be doing x-ray crystallography in the Remington/Matthews lab, focusing on enzyme mechanisms. She enjoys camping along the Deschutes River, climbing at Smith Rock and floating down the Willamette River.

Jim Buchan was named the 1997 NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year and voted as one of the top six soccer coaches in Division II for the second consecutive year.


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Jennifer (Lisher) Mayhew has a new job as an administrative assistant for Frank Russell Securities at Frank Russell Company in Tacoma.

Kenneth Ward recently received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, in Pensacola, Fla.

Tracey Sund is attending law school at New England School of Law in Boston.

Daniel Barritt is pursuing a master's degree in human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. This summer he worked as a human-computer interaction specialist, helping develop a computer program for elementary school students. The program, part of a Carnegie Mellon University project, uses voice recognition to teach reading skills. After he graduates, he plans to develop educational software. He can be reached at barritt@cmu.edu. Matt Anderson worked at the Max Planck Institute in Germany last summer with Chang-li Yiu, math professor and dean of the PLU Division of Natural Sciences, on the H4 potential problem. Matt is in the graduate program in electrical engi-neering at Oregon State University.

Marci Wagner is a statistical consultant for quality assurance at Boeing in Auburn, Wash.


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