Juana Diego welcomed her third child on Jan. 27, 2012. Juana earned her master of library and information science degree in 2009 and is working toward her Ph.D. in philosophy of library and information science.
Meghann (Rogers) Eames and husband Brian celebrated the birth of their son, Koalton, on Sept. 1, 2012.
Paula Gilster ’08, MAT ’09 married Jacob McNicol on Nov. 3, 2012, at the Molly Brown Summer House in Denver. McNicol is originally from Texas.
PJ Griess and Lea Schaffer ’11 married in Sandy, Ore., on July 29, 2012.
Matt Gustafson has accepted the position of assistant athletic trainer for Guilford College in North Carolina.
Kelly (Sirles) Helm and husband Bradley welcomed Josephine Virginia Helm on Sept. 30, 2012. She was 7 pounds, 9 ounces and 20.5 inches.
Chris Lee married Sei Kim on June 16, 2012.
Amanda (Beagle) Lepley MAT and husband Andy welcomed Katielynn Ann Lepley on July 25, 2012. She was 9.2 pounds and 20.5 inches.
Jerry McGill MAT recently published his book, Dear Marcus: A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me, a story he writes to the stranger who shot him 13 years ago and left him in a wheelchair for a lifetime. After acquiring his master’s degree in education from Pacific University, McGill taught at two high schools in Eugene, Ore. Eventually, the book found its way into the hands of Hana Landes, editor at an imprint of Random House. McGill is now a published author but still enjoys his daily job as a success coach in downtown Portland. He enjoys the convenience of living in Oregon and prides himself in being able to stay in good health. Oregonian
Jason Nishakawa married Lindsey (Huston) Nishakawa ‘09 on Aug. 25, 2012, at Camas Meadows Golf Club. Alumni in the wedding party included Kelly Yoshinaga ’08, Ashley Bishop ’09, Mandi Feucht ’09, Carlene (Smith) Lynch ’09, Jordan Fisher ’09 and Brian Pan ’09.
Kristina Stevens married Jonathan Fleming during the summer of 2012.
Shannon Tanabe married Jordyn Fong on Dec. 1, 2012, in Hawai’i.
Amanda Tripp married Tavis Johnson on June 29, 2012, in Montana.
Ashley Truchan welcomed daughter Ka‘aona on July 2, 2012.
Joe VanDomelen married Erin on June 26, 2010, and they had their first daughter, Madelyn Ann, on June 28, 2012. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.
Traci Yamashita and Parker Bode ’09 welcomed their son, Carter Kanekoa Ieyasu Bode.
Adriana Zuniga-Hall MAT and her husband, Jarvez Hall, welcomed daughter Faye on Oct. 15, 2012. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.
Justine Aguilar '09, O.D. ’12 married Matthew Siergey on Oct. 11, 2012. She also was one of 19 optometry students awarded the 2012 Varilux Student Grant Award.
Tyler Andre married Sara Fledermaus on July 26, 2012.
Hayley Atkinson earned a master’s in education in school counseling from Lewis and Clark College in 2012 and took the position as a guidance counselor in the Klamath County (Ore.) School District.
Ross Bartlett ’09, Psy.D. ’14 and Amanda Loupin ’09 were married Aug. 3, 2012, at Zenith Vineyard in Salem. Among the wedding party and guests were Joel Lampert ’05, MS ’08, Psy.D. ’10, Erin Dustrude Lampert ’05 PT ‘08, David Maile ’10, Kyle Stonelake ’10, Lincoln Monroe ’10, Randy Bolick ’11, Heather Ritenour ’10, Gerold Howe ’09, Meredith Brynteson ’08, Lindsey Costley ’09, Kristen Mathis ’09, LeMar Anglin ’12, Caitie Curtis ’09, Jenna Scribner ’12, Rachel Schreiber ’15, Carson Bartlett ’12, Steve Reed ’88, Kelsey Rodas ’09, Kelsey Owens ’09, Kristin Kondo Storfa and Lance Kissler.
Marshall Cook and Amanda Corbridge '09 married July 29, 2012, at Lee Farms. Sarah Conkey ’09, MAT ’11, Mandi Feucht ’09 and Ashley Bishop ’09 were bridesmaids. Nick Byrd ’09 and Andrew Wolfe ’10 were groomsmen.
Emily Forsyth PA is a certified physician assistant at Longview Orthopedic Associates in Longview, Wash. Daily News, Longview, Wash.
Garold Howe and wife Rochelle (Reeves) Howe ’11 welcomed daughter Taylor May Howe on Sept. 9, 2012.
Erica Lee was crowned the 2013 Miss Hawai’i Chinese Queen.
Kristen Mathis recently started the master of healthcare administration program at Pacific University. She works as an office manager at Serenity Hospice, where she hopes to use her future degree.
Nick McNeely married Mindy Brakebush on July 28, 2012.
LeAnna Nash earned a master’s degree in book publishing from Portland State University in November 2012.
Carlene Smith married Fredrick Lynch on June 3, 2012.
Kasey Stroud PT married Jeff Webber on Aug. 11, 2012, in Rufus, Ore. Shelley (Reitmann) McCabe ‘06, PT ’09 was a bridesmaid.