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2014 Fall Linfield Magazine

Show your love for Linfield today... Philanthropic support enables Ivanna to take full advantage of her Linfield experience. She’s student body vice president, involved in Greek life, works at the campus radio station, in the library and as a peer tutor and volunteers at a child abuse assessment center. Your gift will ensure Linfield’s tradition of a personalized education so Fall 2014 l i n f i e l d m a g a z i n e - 2 9 izing in outdoor gear, apparel and travel packages. Nicolle Skarmas ’10 of Canby earned a master’s of medical science in physician assistant studies from Midwestern University. Megan Schmeckpeper ’11 of Liberty Lake, Wash., received a doctorate in physical therapy and is working for the North Idaho Advanced Care Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho. Kevin Donato ’11 and Audrey Germer ’12 were married July 12. They live in McMinnville. Kayla Wilkens ’12 of Salem received a master’s in vocal performance from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Lauren Harvey and Kevin Allan, both ’12, were married June 28. Evan O’Kelly ’13 of Billings, Mont., is the director of communications for the Montana State University at Billings athletic department. Kelcey Van Orman ’13 of Portland was accepted into a graduate nursing program at Duke University. Cassidy Davis ’14 of Carlton earned two awards at the McMinnville Short Film Festival. Her film, Forward Farming: The Next Generation of American Agriculture, won in the documentary category and also earned the audience award. Shelby Duarte ’14 of Lake Oswego is working at Duck Pond Vineyards. Clara Martinez ’14 is a program documentation intern with Atma Education in Mumbai, India. Atma is a nonprofit organization that provides intensive support to education nonprofits and social enterprises. Sasha Pollock ’14 of Philadelphia, Pa., works with City Year Philadelphia, helping keep inner city freshmen in school and on track to graduate. In memoriam Margaret (Ballantyne) Folsom ’39 of Boise, Idaho, July 23. Norman Brostrom ’40 of Portland, Aug. 22. Survivors include a daughter, Paula (Brostrom) Seeley ’75. Norene (Tryck) Almy ’44 of Seattle, Wash., May 13. Florence Gipson ’44 of Battle Ground, Wash., June 28. Survivors include a brother, John Gipson ’50 and cousin Gerald Painter ’50. Eunice “Joy” (Pollard) Kelly ’45 of Portland, Sept. 2. Survivors include a brother, Luke Pollard ’51. Virginia (Winter) Hansen ’48 of Boise, Idaho, Aug. 23. Charles Blake Jr. ’49 of Dayton, Ohio, May 5. Richard Boro ’50 of Gresham, April 17. Wesley Craven ’50 of McMinnville, July 30. Paul Winters ’50 of Snohomish, Wash., Jan. 30. Robert Luoto ’51 of Carlton, July 20. Shirley (Hammerly) Jones ’52 of Oakland, Calif., Sept. 29. Sally (Amerman) Scott ’52 of Renton, Wash., April 2. Laurel (Carnes) Synder ’53 of Richland, Wash., May 26. Virginia (Lubeck) Smith ’54 of Lake Oswego, Aug. 10. Ralph Chicks ’55 of Ponderay, Idaho, May 4. Survivors include brother Charles ’53, nieces Vicki (Chicks) Boatsman ’92 and Kathryn (Chicks) Montano ’81, and nephews David ’91 and Steven ’83. Allan Tarpenning ’55 of Eugene, June 20. Survivors include daughter Karin (Tarpenning) Szadyr ’79. Paul Kerlee ’56 of Greenfield, Mass., June 28. Howard Michael ’57 of McMinnville, Sept. 6. “I would not be able to attend students like Ivanna can make their marks on the world. Linfield without scholarships. My experience has been incredible, and I plan to one day pay it forward so future students like me can fall in love with Linfield.” Ivanna Tucker ’15 Mass communication and communication arts double major And Ivanna will show hers tomorrow. For more information on giving to Linfield, visit www.linfield.edu/gift or contact Lisa Goodwin, director of annual giving, at lgoodwin@linfield.edu or 503-883-2492.


2014 Fall Linfield Magazine
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