Dylan Taylor married Lauren Barnard ’11 on June 28, 2012. Alyssa Keith, Amanda Butkovich ’12, Annika Taylor, Gina and Heidi Hauptman, Adrian Shipley ’09, MEd ’11, Casey Nishimura ’10, David Maile ’10 and Ryan Lawrence were among the wedding party. He is finishing his master’s in biology from Villanova University, and she is seeking a master of arts in museum studies at the University of Kansas.
Reggie Torres married Ola Nite on June 9, 2012.
Jen (Hansen) Walsh and husband Roman welcomed Norah Marie Walsh on Dec. 20, 2012. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
Suzanne Denker MHA took a project manager position with the Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she will work in the Primary Care Clinic as the administrator for health care research.
Spencer Hadduck and Haley (Fritz) Hadduck ’10 welcomed daughter Vivienne Alexandra Skye Hadduck on June 29, 2012. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces.
David Maile recently had a paper accepted by The International Communication Association.
Miranda McNealy married AJ Yancy on June 24, 2012.
Fred Westereng PA has been named executive director of Missoula Medical Aid, a nonprofit organization working with rural and impoverished communities in Honduras.
Ashley Witter works for Wells Fargo in the fraud and risk prevention group. She and her partner, Nate Clester, bought their first home last winter, celebrated their daughter Abigail’s first birthday in September 2012 and plan to be married this spring.
Rachel Beck married Jake Steward on Aug. 4, 2012, and recently started teaching band and choir at Redmond (Ore.) High School.
Jefferson Bethke married Alyssa Joy Fenton on Oct. 27, 2012.
Veronica Duman welcomed her first granddaughter, Reiny Eidolon Whitcomb, on Oct. 26, 2012. Reiny, daughter of Veronica’s daughter, Rose, was 7 pounds and 20.5 inches.
Kirsten Meyer PT married Brett Shelby on Sept. 22, 2012.
Heather Sappenfield MFA won second place in the Writers Digest Contest in the children’s/young adult fiction category for the novel she is currently working on.
Stephanie Vanoudenhaegen married Trask Henningsen on July 21, 2012.
Cassie Baralt DHS was married to Bryan Button on Aug. 7, 2011. Baralt was recently appointed secretary of the Oregon Dental Hygienist Association for 2012-2013.
Everett Boboth O.D. recently joined his father, Fred Boboth O.D. ’85, as a partner in his practice at Boboth Vision Clinic. Everett, his wife and their daughter now reside in Grandview, Wash. Grandview (Wash.) Herald
Korina Kaio-Maddox worked with Alexa Block ’13 and Molly Trotter ’12 to produce short news segments about outdoor events in Oregon, which aired on KGW’s Grant Getaways in late May 2012. She is moving to South Korea, to teach English.
Marissa Knutson O.D. has joined Coastal Eye Care staff in Long Beach, Wash., after completion of a successful internship there as part of her training. She also helped to provide eye care to less fortunate populations in Nicaragua and has volunteered with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and Family Bridge Shelter. The staff at Coastal Eye Care was impressed with Knutson’s down-to-earth personality and ability to easily connect with people. After generating such a positive response around the office, staff and patients alike are pleased and excited to have Knutson join their office as a full time Doctor. Chinook Observer, Long Beach, Wash.
Derek Stokes PT has been hired by BPM Physical Therapy Center and is pursuing advanced certification through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Statesman Journal, Salem, Ore.
Shawn Thompson MHA and his wife welcomed their son, Owen Hoyt Thompson, on Nov. 28, 2012. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches.
Molly Trotter received a full-time position as general assignment reporter at KTVL News 10 in Medford, Ore. She signed a three-year contract and began work in August 2012, just three months after graduating from Pacific.
Jeremy Warner Pharm.D. moved back to Phoenix for his job at Walgreens.
Caleb Werner married Kasey Fisher ’13 in June 2012. They both have been accepted into Pacific University graduate programs.
Kristy Edwards MHA and husband Trevor welcomed daughter Emma Leigh on Sept. 5, 2012.
Diriba Sapanie MHA and wife Kloderyelesh welcomed son Nahim on Oct. 5, 2012.