Linfield’s 2016 award recipients include Floyd McKay ‘57, distinguished alumnus; Pete Dengenis ‘64, alumni service award; Kerry Nordstorm ‘10, outstanding young alumna; and David and Jeanne Beck, Walker service award. Learn more about them here.
Two recipients will give talks on Friday, Sept. 30, in 222 T.J. Day Hall. Nordstrom-Bradley will present “Living on the Edge: Counseling on the Bering Sea” at 3 p.m. She will discuss her experience as a school counselor in Scammon Bay, a bush village in Alaska, and how her Linfield career brought her to where she is today. At 4 p.m., McKay will discuss his time as an Oregon reporter and journalist. He is the author of “Reporting the Oregon Story: How Activists and Visionaries Transformed the State.”
Dengenis has continued to remain active in the Linfield community, contributing to many projects including the Durham Monument. The Becks, co-owners of the Crawford-Beck Winery in Amity, generously allow Linfield staff and students to use the property as an outdoor classroom.
These individuals will be recognized at Linfield’s Finest, Friday, Sept. 30, at 5:30 p.m. in the McMinnville Ballroom. Find out more about Linfield’s Homecoming celebration, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.