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Doug Adams (82) -- ProFormNW, Systems Analyst
Roger Aikin (65) -- professor of art history and film, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Judith Popovich (now Aikin) -- professor of German, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Mohamed Alyajouri (97) -- Works at the Corvallis clinic as Healthcare Analyst. Degree in Health care administration.
Steven R. Arbuckle (75) -- Enlisted in US Army in 1975, retired from active duty as Sergeant First Class in 1995. Married Diane Richmond in 2000. Currently living in Eugene, OR and working as Vice-Principal of Willamette Leadership Academy. He can be contacted via email at Mastergun@earthclick.net
Jane Arnell (Jane Leu) (83) -- Received B.A. in Psychology from Reed College (87) and Master's in Social Work from P.S.U. (92). Worked as Child/Famly Therapist in Portland area. Now living in the Gorge, working as Mental Health Specialist for large Head Start agency.
Alex Babinin (00) -- Computer Science degree from OSU, working part-time at COMCOA (http://www.comcoa.com), and looking for a full-time job.
Brad Badger (93) -- After graduating from CHS in 1992, Brad went on to play football at Stanford, and graduated this year. He played well enough at Stanford that he was the Washington Redskins' fifth round pick in the NFL draft and is now with the Minnesota Vikings. Brad is now with the Oakland Raiders. Brad plans on going to grad school after a few years to continue his education.
Shannon Baird ( ) -- Shannon set a Bowling Green State school record in the pole vault, in a meet against Ohio.
Zoe Banks (Camara) (90) -- Biologist, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
Stacy Barnhisel (90) -- theater
Robert A Barrington (83) -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle (87). Doctorate of immunology with honors from Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill. Awarded the Arthur J Schmitt Merit Award (96). Post-doctorate at Harvard Medical Center in Boston, MA. Published in science magazines & textbooks.
Loren Barton (03) -- Theatrical Lighting Specialist!
Joey Basa (83) -- Entrepreneur -- VCM Auto & RV Collision Repair Carson City NV. Coaches Volleyball (Junior Olympics!)
Bill Beach (71) -- jazz pianist, Portland
Gary Beck (71) -- OSU football coach, previously great teacher and coach at CHS .... go Sparts, go Beavs!
Karen Becker (87) -- (now Baumann) married for 13 years, 2 children, living in Albany.
Osama Bedier (92) -- Working at eBay/PayPal and living in San Jose, CA with wife and 4 kids.
Nima Behkami (95) -- Software Engineer LSI
Daniel Berry (76) -- Mayo Clinic surgeon
Jim Berry (81) -- Principal Officer, Critical Path Software
Brad Bird (75) -- Writer Director. Simpson's, King of the Hill, Iron Giant
Louise Bitner (67) -- Louise graduated from CHS in 1967, and recently won the $10,000 Huntsman award in Salt Lake City, Utah for her teaching ability.
Leslie (Grossnicklaus) Bjornbak(68) -- now Leslie Bjornbak 802 54th Place Springfield OR 97478 541-747-5421
Dan Blus (87) -- OSU football
Denise (Blus) Cossa (84) -- Washington State University: BA in Public
Relations - 1993, MA in Organizational Communications - 1996. Interned at
Microsoft Corporation in 1991. Started working at Intel Corporation in 1997.
Happily married, with one daughter.
James Brandis (96) -- OSU(2001) and is now working for Intel in Beaverton where he did his OSU internship.
Jody Brassfield-English (90) -- Married and working as a controller in Portland, OR.
Heather Brink-Roby (02) -- 2001 National Outstanding Youth Award, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America 2002 Coca-Cola Scholar, Academic All-American in Swimming Zonta International District 8 Young Women in Public Affairs Award
Ben Brooks (65) -- Music
Dave Brooks (70) -- Football BYU 1971-74, currently Director of Technology and Information Systems for Weber School District, Ogden Utah.
Joe Brooks (70) -- Professor of music
Meredith Brooks (74) -- Nominated for two Grammy Awards. European tour, and could possibly tour with the Rolling Stones.
Jennifer Brown (88) -- Pacific University, U. S. Navy Doctor
John Brye (70) -- USA band/jazz ambassador
Beth Bullock (72) -- Married to Gary Pettit (72). They live in Olympia WA and work for the Department of Defense.
Christopher Burkett (69) -- Art/Photography
Jesse Butler (96) -- Oregon State University Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Irvine, CA (Orange County,) working as a developer on a custom business application (SQL front-end mostly) for Transit Air Cargo.
Donna M. Byrne (75) -- Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law -- St. Paul, Minnesota
Karen Byrne (78) -- Co-owner Rustic Designs in Kodiak, Alaska, tax preparer and seamstress
Lisa Byrne (78) -- Co-owner Rustic Designs in Kodiak, Alaska, artist and instructor
Zoe Camara (Banks) (90) -- Biologist, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
Brian Champion (86) -- Baseball
Michael Church (84) -- Partner with the law firm, Stamper, Rubens, Stocker & Smith, P.S. in Spokane, Washington. Married to Lisa (daughter, Lauren).
JoAnn Cichy (71) -- Graduated from Oregon State University in 1976; retired from the U.S. Army in 1996 as a Lieutenant Colonel. Civilian employment has been in human resources. One child; remarried in 2006 to Mark Gilmore who also has retired from the U.S. Army. We live in Virginia and are planning to really retire in a couple of years.
Scott Compton (88) -- Currently Lead Game Designer at Warner Bros. Interactive in Seattle (http://guardiansofmiddleearth.com). Previously, he has worked as Lead or Systems Designer on many projects including Nickelodeon's Sponge Bob Truth or Square, Pixar's WALL-E, Disney's Tron KillerApp, Fear Effect, Fear Effect II-Retrohelix and Squaresoft's Parasite Eve. Credits can be found here: http://www.imbd.com/name/nm0174070/.
Raoul J Comaduran (02) -- Senior GIS Analyst/ Planning Coordinator, Sapphos Environmental Inc., in Pasadena,CA. Active member in GIS and Spatial Mapping related Projects and Occupations for last 10 years.
Kent Conrad (73) -- Professional theater stage manager and is a theater building facility designer. His Most recent project is building a theater for Disney Land in Tokyo.
Josh Copeland (96) - Married to Jenni Locey (97). Supervisor of the Adolescent State Mental Hospital at the Children's Farm Home. CHS JV Football Coach...GO SPARTS!!! Father to Deagan (2 1/2 years).
Denise (Blus) Cossa (84) -- Washington State University: BA in Public Relations - 1993, MA in Organizational Communications - 1996. Interned at Microsoft Corporation in 1991. Started working at Intel Corporation in 1997. Happily married, with one daughter.
Ted Cramer (85) - Physics teacher, Hood River Valley High School; thanks Mr. Cannon. Part time ski patroller at Mt Hood Meadows. Married to Tina Humphrey Cramer, Madison Wisconsin. Sons, Taylor and Elliott.
Terri Creeley (South), (81) -- I/T Program Manager at Dell Inc.
Linda Crew (69) -- Author of books for young adults. Long Time Passing, takes place at Corvallis High (Chintimini in the book). Her website is http://www.lindacrew.com/
William Todd Cunningham (85) -- 18 years in the Navy as Naval Meteorologist/Oceanographer (Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Lajes Azores, Lemoore Ca. Keflavik Iceland, Norfolk Va. (USS John C. Stennis CVN-74), Pensacola Fl, Bremerton Wa. (USS Carl Vinson), Lemoore Ca) Preparing to retire from the Navy and start a second career. Married (12yrs) to Cass. They have 3 boys
Galen Curwen-McAdams (02) -- working with computers and recently graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Kia Dallons (87) -- Self-employed as a professional costumer / seamstress, and home-schooling her son, born in 1997. Husband, Alex Ramsey, married in 1992. They live near Olympia, WA.
Sean Daniels (84) -- Currently working on MA in Biology, graduated BA U of Oregon, works for the merchandising team at Smith and Hawken in Marin County CA. Plays in a Surf Band! Well Traveled: Death Valley, Malheur, Sierras, Rome, Alaska, Chile. "Live is Good"
Sheila Daniels (86) -- Theater in Seattle
Debi Danielson (86) -- OSU Graduate, currently working in Human Resources for the City of Portland.
Debbie Dare (now Sergent)--(81) -- Licensed Massage Therapist, living in Olympia, WA
Jason Davidson (94) -- Intel Software Engineer
Leon Davidson (91) -- HP development
Liz Davidson (79) -- Skydived for 19 years (3,000+ skydives). Currently a Manufacturing Engineer for Intel. Living in Hillsboro, Oregon. Married to Ben Snyder (Class of '78)
Jerry Davis (84) -- Basketball Utah State, Infomation Systems Specialist at University of Washington Medical Center
Laura Davis-Pinney (81) -- passed away at home in Camas on her 43rd birthday, July 12, 2006. Southern Oregon State College (1981-1983), Pennsylvania State University (BS in Criminal Justice in 1991). Laura worked in investigation, security, and law enforcement. She also held a private investigator certification. Laura was a graduate of the Oregon State Police Academy and Board of Police Standards and Training. She married James E. Pinney in 1987 and they were divorced in 2004. She deeply loved her son and took great joy in him and his life. She is survived her son, Hayden Pinney of Vancouver; mother and step-father, Carolyn and Thomas Maresh of Bend, OR; brother and sister, Benjamin and Jacqueline Davis of Longview, WA; step brothers, Scott Maresh of New Castle, WA and Blake Maresh of Olympia, WA and grandparents, Ellen and Cecil Smith of Portland, OR. She was preceded in death by her father William Davis.
Helen Gail DeSart (59) -- now Dorr . Retired from Computerized accounting industry now living back in Corvallis, OR. firstname.lastname@example.org
David Dilworth (95) -- East Wenatchee, Wa Sales and Technical Service Rep.: Borden Chemical Inc. plus help operate the family horse business "Oak Knoll Paints" www.oakknollpaints.com OSU Graduate: Wood Science. Wife: Josie (married in 2001), Daughter: Emma (born 4/2003)
Jenna Dorn (69) -- Washington, Mrs. Dole, Red Cross
Amy Dunkelberger (Wilburn) (89) -- Mother of Kathryn (born in 1999) and Peter (born in 2006). Textbook rep with Pearson Prentice Hall.
Kerry Eggers (71) -- Sports writer at the Oregonian
Chris Eisgruber (79) -- Chris writes for the Harvard University Press.
Karen Eisgruber (81) -- Homemaker
Michelle Eisgruber (82) -- Astrophysics MIT
Mary "Abby" England (68) -- Graduated from U of O, '75 and Stanford University School of Medicine, '85. Mary's career in Healthcare Information Technology, included the launch of kaiserpermanente.org in 1995 for Kaiser Permanente members, physicians, employees. Mary retired, lives in the active adult community of Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA. Contact: email@example.com.
Kenny Eshelman (84) -- Navy, Hewlett Packard -- now retired! Long Jumper extraordinaire -- 27 feet!
Leanne Epley (84) -- Graduated Syracuse U. in 1990 in German Literature; graduated Monterey Inst. Int'l Studies MPA in 1992; married Alex on the beach in 1994; retired together from Silicon Valley in 2002; now raising our kids in a small beach town in New Zealand.
Mitch Epley (1980) -- Married in 1985 to Cindy Keeton, had daughter Robin (1989). Security Systems Design Engineer - RFI Inc., www.RFI.com – Sacramento CA
Margo Evashevski (89) -- Oregon State University, Academic All-American (93 and 94). Academic Player of the Year in women's golf. Stanford's school of business (96) Masters of Business Administration.
Pam Everest (now Clark) (81) -- Homemaker Siletz, OR
Daniel Farnworth (69) -- Philosopher
Kathy (Bucy) Farnworth (71) -- Engineer
Pam Fox (Emory) (66) --
Candice Freel (01) -- Florida Atlantic University -- softball pitcher. Her 2002 record: 25-5, 1.12 ERA, 2004 15-6 as of 3/30/04. All-Conference 2002 NCAA Division I Regionals, All-regional team, Atlantic Sun Conference Freshman-of-the-Year. In 2004: 28-9, 0.67 era, 17 shutouts, .160 opposing batting average. She was named Second Team All Region, Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year and Tournament MVP. Candice has played in Italy, The Netherlands, professionally in the National Pro Fastpitch league, and in Connecticut for the Stratford Brackettes. For more information click here.
Adina Freeman (87) -- Went to college, got married and have 3 wonderful children. Genealogy research and silversmithing in spare time. Lives with "hubby" in Washington, northwest of Seattle.
John Frances (82) -- Professional Football (LA Rams)
Dave Gallon (93) -- update unavailable...
Larry Gilbert (85) -- Computer Science, Seattle
Bob Gilder (69) -- Pro Golf, Currently on Senior Tour, 3rd at 2002 Tradition, 2nd on money list
Mike Goetze (83) -- Oregon State Univ. Class of '87 (Mech. Engr), Married (Anne) 2 boys (John, 6 Peter, 4) Operations Manager for DWFritz Automation in Portland
Jonathan Good (88) -- Jonathan Graduated from OSU and moved to
Southern California. Currently he is the CEO of WunderMarx Inc.
Before launching WunderMarx, he directed brand management, creative and
communications at two publicly traded semiconductor companies and amassed
in-depth experiences with corporate spin offs, IPOs, branding and corporate
marketing. Jonathan is a strong advocate of advancing the role of branding and
design as strategic business assets. He also serves as the president of the
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Orange County chapter. You can reach him at
(949) 860-2434, ext. 311 or firstname.lastname@example.org
George Green (61) -- Professional artist
Kevin Gregg (86) -- Professional Baseball
John Grimm (83) -- General Contractor/Owner of Clean Cut Construction, LLC and John Grimm Properties in the Corvallis area. Married Heather Nichols in 1988. They have 3 kids: Sophie, Sam, and Seth.
Leslie Grossnicklaus (68) -- now Leslie Bjornbak 802 54th Place Springfield OR 97478 541-747-5421
Steve Guerber (65) – Executive Director of the Idaho State Historical Society and former Mayor of Eagle, Idaho.
Tom Gulledge (01) -- Baseball at Dakota Wesylan University. Currently batting .333 as a Junior (3/30/04)
Troy Gustafson (98) -- Missouri Western State College...Baseball (Left Field)
Laurel Hammack (83) -- University of Oregon 1988. Commercial
insurance agent in Portland, OR.
Happily married to Charles Carlton. Still hates math!
Britt Hamlin (05) -- University of Puget Sound. 2009 Greek Women's Athlete of the Year. Captain of UPS Women's Golf Team -- 2009 Northwest Division III Champions.
Paul Hand (00) -- Doctorate in Applied Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University in February 2009. The title of his thesis was : “ Homogenization in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Blow-Up in Bacterial Chemotaxis.” Thesis won the Kurt O Friedrichs Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in mathematics. Dr. Hand has just started a Post-Doctorate position in the Computer Science Department at Arizona State University. Undergrad work at California Institute of Technology, 2002 Goldwater Scholar. 4.0 GPA in applied and computational mathematics.
Katie Hanke (Katie Maurer) (98) -- Lives in Portland, Oregon and works for Hilton. Married to a wonderful husband Christopher and they have a six month (as of 5/07) old baby boy named Isaac Henry.
Amy Hansen (89) -- Opera singer
Bob Hansen (65) -- Environmental activist, retired public works director, father, adventurer/traveler. email@example.com
Thomas Harding (04)University of Oregon alumni '08 (BS Economics). Currently serving in the US Army as an officer in Iraq.
Dan Harris (68) -- Helicopter pilot, 20-year veteran
Randy Harris (69) -- Married Debbie Kassa and we have 4 grown children
(divorced after 21 years). Three daughters and one son.....and one grand
daughter. Currently live in Pasadena CA and work in South Central Los Angeles.
Still a police officer and have been since 1981. Would love to find some
old friends from Corvallis High. If you remember me or know any of the old gang,
drop me an emailm at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sally Harris (94) -- High School English teacher, Bakersfield High School, Bakersfield, California
John Hart (50) -- Broadcasting, NBC News anchorman
Jackson Harter (02) -- Western Culinary Institute -- 04. Chef Restaurant Gary Danko (04-06). Western Culinar Institue chef de cuisine (06 - present).
Juli Haywood (89). Married Randy Swope from Southern California and they have 4 children. Ashley-12, Nick-11, Benjamin-7 and Allison-8. Have been in Corvallis most of the time except for living in Omaha Nebraska for a year. email@example.com
Ed Heath (77) -- Professor of Physical Education, Utah State University.
Tom Heath -- Teacher Corvallis Schools
Holly Helkey (1988) – Bachelor of Arts, Music, Portland State University, 1997. Five years professional soprano. Currently resides in San Francisco Bay Area and works as a writer, marketing and branding expert.
Gretchen Heuring (Snook) (59) -- CEO, ElderThink. Seven children. Living in Gunbarrel, CO.
Derek Heyden (86) -- Western Outdoor Wholesale
Cassia R. Heilesen (96) -- Currently living in the beautiful Florida Keys with my boyfriend of almost 5 years. Real estate agent with Coldwell Banker and loving it! Anyone want to move to the Florida Keys? It’s Paradise! Let me know…..
Derek Hill (87) -- Currently an IT manager for a software company in Tigard, also owner of a photography business (http://allinthepicture.com/) with his wife. Spent 5 years in the US Army, veteran of the 1st Gulf war, worked for HP for 5 years as an IT Engineer in Oregon and California, started his own IT consulting business, moved back to Oregon and worked as the director of logistics for Oregon's largest nursery, finally back in the IT field with SwiftView in Tigard.
Kelly Hiner (84) -- Fleet Manager Enterprise Car Rental -- New York, New Jersey
Gene Hodges (83) -- has served as a radioman on HMX-1, the Presidential helicopter. He has been in the Marines since graduation and now has the rank of Master Sergeant.
Steve Hodges (81) -- Went on to graduate from LBCC in ‘87 with an AS degree in Refrigeration, Heating and Air-Conditioning. Moved to Asheville, NC in ’88 to work for then Revco Scientific, manufacturing Laboratory Refrigerators and Ultra Low Temperature Freezers. Over the years he has been blessed to continue working for the same company through several acquisitions and is currently serving as a Manufacturing Engineer for Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science www.thermofisher.com Married in ’98 to his beautiful wife Daphne, they have 8 wonderful children. Contact Info: phone 828-230-2727 and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keesje Hoekstra (88) -- Graduated MHCC w/AA in Communictations, spent five years in radio before going back to school to finish a BA in Liberal Studies. Currently completing a Master's of Applied Theology at Marylhurst University. Plans to work in the hospice field eventually seeking Chaplaincy certification.
Mark Hogensen (70) -- Artist, Professor of Art, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, Texas
Chris Holmes (91) – Married to the love of my life. BA History Arizona State. Principal Broker RE/MAX Equity Group, Inc. in Salem
Trisha Hoskins (88) -- maiden name Hawkins
Peko Hosoi (88) -- Physics, mathematics. Currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT.
Tambri Hunteman (79) -- for work: GIS Analyst, City of Las Cruces, New Mexico; for fun and stress relief: volunteer firefighter/EMT, South Valley VFD; for relaxation: assist with a horse rescue organization, ThunderPaws Ranch
Lynn Hurt (67) -- Principal at Dallas High School.
Colby Jager (02) -- Four-time district tennis champion. Valley League record 54-0! University of Portland
Marcy Janes (Preston) (81) -- Trial Lawyer. BA UO Honors College 1989, JD University of Arizona College of Law 1993. Assistant Federal Public Defender, Border Defense Unit, District of Arizona. Two sons, one graduating from Harvey Mudd College soon, the other headed for middle school. Older and wiser.
Bob Johnson (80) -- Corvallis Chiropractor
Andrew Jones (99) -- Case Western Reserve University ('04) -- BS in electrical engineering, Cross Country, Track. Apple Computer Manufacturing Test Engineering group.
David Kauffman (89) -- Law school (96), member of the California Bar..
Nathan R Keith (63) -- The Boeing Company (3d Career), LTC US Army, retired, Information Science (simulations). Seventeen years living in Europe. BS Mathematics OSU, MS Engineering Management, helicopter pilot. email: email@example.com
Kurt Kemp (78) -- A graduate of CHS in 1978, he received all-state honors his junior and senior years. Kurt has taken up several coaching positions in baseball, and is now a scout for the Atlanta Braves.
Paul Kocher (91) -- Encryption technologies.
Lelah Kiele (now Hunt) (95) -- living in Oregon, married with one boy. working on third career and loving motherhood.
Scott Kienle (71) -- Manager, electronics retailer
John Krakauer (72) -- Mountain Climber, Author. Into Thin Air (basis of movie..)
Kasey Kuenzli (03) -- Linfield College tennis. Currently 13-4 (3/30/04)
Arwen Kuttner (94) -- elementary school teacher, Englewood, New Jersey.
Pat Lafferty (??) -- Radio and Television Sports Broadcaster.
Bert Lagerstedt (81) – Married Margaret Moss (83), 6 children, now living in Pleasant Grove, UT. Co-Founder and Lead Electrical Engineer at Fusion IO. Bert@fusionio.com See more at: http://www.fusionio.com/
Bruce Larabee (74) -- Has lived in Eugene, OR since graduation. Worked for 15 years as a Machinist/Toolmaker, and 20 years as a Computer Programmer. Spent the last 8 years developing a Windows CAD program for aerial mapping, photogrammetrics and mass surveying. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sonny Larsen (67) -- BS Economics, Oregon State MS Rehabilitation Counseling, Western Oregon Univ. Leadership, Oklahoma State Univ. 30 years State of Oregon: Rehabilitation Counselor, Quality Assurance Manager, District Manager Portland Metro area.
Vicki Laughlin (Vicki Cox) (90)-- Registered Nurse, Salinas, California
Jesse Lawler (94) -- Independent film Director, Producer. "Jacks"
David A. Lawrence (74) -- Spent four years in the Navy. Move to Virginia to work on his Aunt and Uncles dairy farm. Attended Blue Ridge Community College . Met his wife Robbin in 1984. They married in 1986 and have two children Hannah 18, Trent 13. Living in a small town called Forestville Va Now driving a gas tanker for CLI in Fairfax, Va. Adress: 5960 Senedo Rd., Quicksburg, Va.22847 email@example.com
Mike Lehnherr (71) -- Retired Army Officer. War-gaming Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton. Residing in Leavenworth, KS
Jane Leu (83) -- Received B.A. in Psychology from Reed College (87) and Master's in Social Work from P.S.U. (92). Worked as Child/Famly Therapist in Portland area. Now living in the Gorge, working as Mental Health Specialist for large Head Start agency. (Jane Arnell)
Jeff Leroux -- BA from U of O, worked for Forest Service for 5 years, M.Ed. from OSU worked in social service for a while. Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, bummed around on the fringes of academe and am now mostly retired in Richmond California. Enjoy contacts from old acquaintances. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Lorimor (78) -- Retired from the U.S. Army in 1998. Now works as a Deputy Sheriff, El Paso County, Colorado.
Judie Lovre (ex-teacher) -- Volleyball coach at Corvallis High (4 state championships!) and Western Oregon University (outstanding record). Now retired.
Jeremy Lyon (87) -- USAF and worked on the World Wide Military Command and Control System, Airforce Global Weather Central (Cray Supercomputer),. Systems admin for Norwest Financial, currently eGovernment Coordinator for the Oregon Dept. of Revenue.
Matthew Maddox (79) -- Graduated with MBA from Brigham Young University in 2003. Career includes video production and product marketing in high-tech industry. Married with 7 children. Would love to hear from old classmates. Email address: email@example.com."
Ben Manuto (86) -- Software Engineer Apple Computer
Mike Maples (77) -- Author, Screenwriter.
Blake Maresh (85) -- Received Bachelors Degree from the University of Puget Sound and my Masters in Public Administration from the University of Washington. Married to Lisa Lazasz (from Ohio) since 2002. I currently live in Tumwater, Washington and work as an executive director for the Washington Department of Health. Looking forward to the 20th reunion! Check the Reunion site for more information.
Brian Martin (87) -- Magellan Hosting, an international web hosting company as a tech support manager.
Brian Martin (81) -- Software Engineer Rogue Wave.
Scott Martin (73) -- After studying music at OSU and Pacific Lutheran University, Scott spent 12 years in Los Angeles as a professional musician. He performed with Corvallis grads Kendall Lee and Joe Bierek, touring internationally with Lynda Carter. Scott took a 100' fall in a serious climbing accident in 1988 at Smith Rocks. He moved to Boulder in 1992, and met his wife Eliza in 1993. They have two boys, Wyatt and Henry, and now live in Austin, TX, where Scott is CEO of a web marketing company, www.liveonpage.com.
Tricia Sargent Martin (84) – Graduated from OSU in 1988. Currently the Customer Service Manager at Graphic Arts Center Publishing. Married to Earl Martin, with three great kids; Alyssa (18), Drew (15), and Cassidy (9)
Andrew (Andy) G. Mason (83) -- Working at Harvest House Publishers
Ben Masters (65) -- Actor in Passions soap opera and performs on Broadway, The Doctors.
Bob McCune (65) -- Returned to Corvallis after 30 years. Now working at Lane Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home in Eugene as a Family Services Counselor. Married the love of my life, Anna, in 1998. Have two children and two step-children who have provided us with seven wonderful grandchildren
Jason McCracken (92)-- Information Management consultant at Nike. www.linkedin.com/in/jmccracken
Ryan McCracken (94) -- Head of operations for Zirconium Research, Albany, OR. Lives outside of Corvallis with his wife and two sons.
Liz McCrady (81) -- Lives and plays in Gig Harbor WA
Mary (McLean) Phillips (76) -- Owns three
Sears stores in central Washington, live in Moses Lake and have six children.
Chris McGowan (86) -- Currently teaching and coaching at CHS.
Josh McKee (96) -- President, Zorcat Software, Inc.
Rich Mehlhaf (65) -- Owner Mehlhaf Men Colthiers
Lisa Meier Morgan (79) -- middle school math and science teacher in Tacoma WA.
Garth Meihoff (83) -- Marketing Manager, Merck & Co.
Dan Mejdell (78) -- partner in an Engineering firm in Portland
Lucinda( Cindy) Mejdell-Awbrey (73) -- Named California School Nurse Administrator of the Year for 2008.
Kirstin Winslow (Meslow) (83)-- Teacher, Bend Oregon
David Metzger (78) -- David was nominated for a Tony Award for his orchestration of "The Lion King" on Broadway. Musical arranger for the Tonight Show and lion king on Broadway. He graduated from CHS in 1978 and earned a degree in music from California State University in 1983.
Renee Metzger ( ) -- Cameron University (Oklahoma), softball pitcher, Lone Star Conference Northern Division Player of the Year (2002).
Sally Mickenham (79) -- Vice President at Nike.
Barbara Minty (71) -- Model and married to Steve McQueen
Carol Moe (61) -- Principal in Beaverton.
Dan Moore (71) -- City planner for Richmond, VA, and is also a director/actor.
Dave Moreland (76) -- Colonel, US Army. Soon to deploy to Iraq for fifth and final combat tour during his career. (as of Feb 2010)
Brock Morse (94) -- Independent film Actor, Director. Jacks, Westender (release date: March 02).
Dan Murphy (71) -- Tektronix
Lisa Naito (Sjogren) (73) -- Multnomah County Commissioner, District 3.
Eric Nelson (71) -- After getting a PhD in cognitive psychology from the University of Chicago, Eric and his wife, Vivian Nix, moved to Tokyo and then Singapore. They now live in Durham, NC and Eric is a System Software Architect with IBM.
Florence Newberger (88) -- Math Professor at California State University, Long Beach.
Michael Walden-Newman (Mike Newman) (71) -- Chief Investment Officer, Wyoming State Treasurer's Office
Linda Neshyba (now Sparks) (69) -- Currently living in Everett, WA, substitute teaching and direct marketing for a software company. Last of the kids is off to college Fall 2004!
Steven Neshyba (76) -- Currently a professor of chemistry at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA. His research often takes him to the Arctic to study clouds.
Jennifer Neville (now Hamblin) (94) -- Married with 2 children and 3rd on the way. Still Living and working in Corvallis as an RN.
Thao Nguyen (now Tao Nguyen) (89) -- Graduated from
Cal-Arts (California Institute of the Arts), worked as an animator for Disney,
DreamWorks, Warner Bros., and Universal Studios. Has 14 feature film credits to
date. Married and currently resides in Orlando- Florida, running a book
publishing company called The Amazing Factory. (www.theamazinfactory.com) He
wrote, illustrated, and published three children's illustrated books entitled
the "Mighty Mite" series. You can learn more about Tao at www.prosketch.com.
Heather Nichols (Grimm) (83) -- Graduated from OSU in Graphics Design. President of OSU Sorority System. Married John Grimm in 1988. They have 3 kids: Sophie, Sam, and Seth.
Dan Nixon (91) -- HP Corvallis
Vlad Novokshchenov (02) -- Graduated with an Honor's degree in Philosophy and currently in China teaching English at the Henan Mechanical and Electrical Engineering College. Myspace page: www.myspace.com/waijiao
Lars Norgren (76) -- Commercial mushroom harvester. Supplies top Portland restaurants such as Genoa, Higgins and the Heathman.
Alex Nyers (96) -- Computer technician at OSU.
Michael Walden-Newman (Mike Newman) '71 -- Chief Investment Officer, Wyoming State Treasurer's Office
Ronald O'Connor (65) -- Retired Air Force Apr 89, Associates Business Accounting Linn Benton CC, Retired Public Employee Oregon State University Oct 07
Janet Olson (75) -- Recently promoted to Vice President, Research and Development, ConAgra Foods/Lamb-Weston, Richland Wa.
Ben Ortman (89) -- baseball .
Sam Osheroff (94) -- Seattle working at CH2M HILL's Bellevue office.
Randi Oukrop (87) -- Now Randi Rusher. Graduate of OSU 2000, degree in Pharmacy.
Bobbie Owen (80) -- Attended Corvallis High in 1976 and 1977 and then got a GED through LBCC.Worked at Roth's IGA - 5years, Albertson's - 2.5years, Pepsi Cola - 6.5years, Coca Cola - 8.5 years. Owned a business for 12 years as "Boo Boo the Clown Entertainment" (all Oregon). In 2002 we moved to California and started a business as a Manufactured Home Contractor. Some friends in school were Bob Shaffer, Don Ygelisia, Lyle Utt, Tony Overman, and Sharon Olsen.
Steve Panshin (81) -- Software Engineer at HP.
Jim Papadopoulos (71) -- PhD from MIT, co-authored book on bicycling science, The Learning Channel's JUNKYARD WARS.
Jaimy Patton (80) -- Football, physician.
Lance Patton (84) --
Kristi Permann (97) -- (now Kristi Martin Soto) Married to Anthony Soto. Now a nurse and the mother of two children and step mom to 2 children, living in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Holly Peterson (74) -- Owner and portrait photographer of Ball Studio in Corvallis.
Jim Peterson (85) -- Radio Technician for USAF and White House Communications Agency, CSU 1999, Computer Engineer for Hewlett-Packard. Currently Instrumentation Engineer for Bell Helicopter on Osprey and Presidential Helicopter programs. Jdpeterson<removethis>firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gary Pettit (70) -- Married to Beth Bullock (72). They live in Olympia WA and work for the Department of Defense.
Randy Pflughaupt (77) -- General manager of the San Francisco region of Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.
Mike Philipp (77) Graduated from University of Chicago (81) and DePaul Law School (91); Partner at law firm of Winston & Strawn, Chicago, Illinois; lives with wife (Judy) and five children in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. (312) 558-5905.
Judith Popovich (now Aikin) -- professor of German, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Gary Powell (84) -- Quality Assurance Supervisor at GloryBee Foods, Inc. Previously taught Language Arts / Social Studies to 7th graders at Kelly Middle School in Eugene, Oregon.
Sarah (Williams) Pritchett (79) -- Mom, Hair dresser and owner and Manager of a tourist Villa in Cozumel, Mexico. My husband and I have lived in Cozumel since 2002. mailto:email@example.com
Nancy Walton Pugh (77) -- Nov. 17, 1958 - Nov. 25, 2003 Valedictorian of the class of 1977. Graduated from Stanford University in 1981 and the University of Virginia Medical School in 1985 with a specialty in pediatrics.
Brent Rauscher (80) -- Computer Science degree from OSU (85), now in Dallas (the one in Texas), happily married 24 years with a wonderful daughter and two energetic grand-daughters. Say hi on- looking forward to making more connections...
Dan Read (83) -- Hewlett Packard -- San Jose California.
Edwin Reich (81) -- Computer Game Lead Programmer. Electronic Arts, 3DO, Lucas Games, etc.
Thomas A. Reiman (70) -- Founder and VP of Chemwest Systems, Inc. Portland, OR a plastics fabrication company for the Semiconductor industry.
Martin (Marty) Resch (83) -- Entrepreneur, DRZ Derivatives
Harold Reynolds (79) -- Professional baseball for the Seattle Mariners, TV announcer
Kim Thomas (Rice) -- lives in Glendale (Phoenix), AZ, married 28 years to Dan Thomas. 2 grown children. After a few years in the law field (paralegal) pursued an educational degree. Taught for 6 years in classroom then moved to district office in the area of technology integration.
Gaylord Richey (69) -- Married to Kathy Southwick (69) for 39 years. Blessed in 1975 with a daughter who lives in Phoenix, AZ with her husband and our two granddaughters ages four and one. They have lived in Beaverton, Oregon since 1977. Both had great careers and are enjoying their recent retirement (2008).
Mike Riley (71) -- College and Professional football coach. OSU, San Diego Chargers, Canadian Football League
Charlie Ringo (78) -- Oregon State Senator.
Dean Roberts (71) -- Teacher and coach.
Chris Robson (94) -- Network administration.
Stacy Robson (95) -- Stacy placed 7th in the long jump and 12th in the triple jump at the Pacific-10 Conference track & field meet. She is a graduate of Corvallis High School and a junior at the University of Oregon.
Pam Rosevear (Smith) (72) -- Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who in the World (2004-5). Works for Pourshins Plc an International Logistics Management company serving the aviation community. Company Vice President and on the management board. Pam also serves on the board of directors of the Inflight Food Service Organization, a non-profit trade organization. Valedictorian of her class at CW Post Long Island University.
Michael Roth (67) -- Technical writer, nonprofit management specialist and community activist. Won "Independent Spirit" award from the City of Portland in 2005. Regional Vice President for the Society of American Magicians (2011-2013). MPA Lewis & Clark College. Wrote and published "Guide to Business Giving in Oregon" (1995), Rose City Park Neighborhood History Book 100th Anniversary Edition (2007).
April Rudisill (92) -- Teaching English at Chemawa Indian High School and is engaged!
Randi Rusher (87) -- Maiden Name Randi Oukrop. Graduate of OSU 2000, degree in Pharmacy.
Nina (Katya) Sabaroff Taylor (61) -- Is a writer and healing arts educator living in Tallahassee, FL. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Sackett (73) -- SOC theater Head.
Eric Sandgren (71) -- Artist.
Shiloh Anne Savage (Zerr) (90) -- Currently living in the Pacific Northwest. Previously Research Assistant in Genetics at SW Foundation for BioMed Research in San Antonio, Texas. Earlier was: 7th thru 12th grade Science Teacher (General Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics) in D'Hanis Texas.
Christina M. Schmeltz (79) -- Employed with the State of Oregon, English Dept (1979-1980). Employed with the Federal Government, Forestry Dept (1980-1981). Hired at Hewlett Packard August 31st, 1981. Retired from Hewlett Packard, March 27th, 2009, 28 years of service as a Manufacturing/Tech Associate, Gold Badge Member w/ access to any HP site, worldwide, Member of HP Alumni. Jetskii Enthusiast, Semi Pro, 10 yrs
Nancy Schrock (Garcia) (83) -- Delta Air Lines flight attendant since 1988. Roseville, CA, married, two beautiful daughters: Emma and Lily
Mark Schwinghamer (69) - B.Sc and Ph.D. in biochemistry Australia 1969-1977, Postdoctoral Fellow in Plant Pathology Department University of California, Davis, 1977-1980, Plant Pathologist with New South Wales (Australia) State Department 1980 to present, now based in Tamworth. Married previously, two daughters, Erica b. 1996 and Liesel b. 1999
Sarah Sheldrick (87) - Lives in Corvallis with her two daughters, and does theatre in the community. She is currently in the Graduate Program at OSU and on track to get an MAIS in Communication.
Britta Sjogren (77) -- Professor of Cinema Studies, San Francisco State University. 1996 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film "A Small Domain".
Bill Smelser (80) – Now living in Atlanta, GA Hotel Manager, FreeLance Web Designer PAST: 13 years with Marriott, 5 years Navy (Gulf War I) BBA, Summa Cum Laude, Kent State University (Ohio) 2001 www.billsmelser.com
Kelly Smith (84) - International Licensing, Lucasfilm. Husband (Klaus and daugther Morgan)
Todd Stark (81) -- Telecommunications Supervisor.
Tyler Storie (02) -- Academic All-American in Swimming, Olympic qualifying meet.
Lemont Storm (Lemont McCracken) (68)President of Zirconium Research, Albany, OR .www.zirconiumresearch.com
Eryn Stubblefield (06) --Will graduate with a chemistry major from Sacramento State University in 2010. She was selected as one of Sacramento State's Athletes of the Year - in 2010 for her outstanding academic and athletic performance. Eryn has competed in collegiate gymnastics for SSU for four years.
Deana Syhlman (94) -- Deana was named the Santiam Canyon Stampede queen this year, and will ride in the Portland Rose Festival's Grand Floral Parade. Deana is a graduate of CHS.
Kim Thomas (Rice) -- lives in Glendale (Phoenix), AZ, married 28 years to Dan Thomas. 2 grown children. After a few years in the law field (paralegal) pursued an educational degree. Taught for 6 years in classroom then moved to district office in the area of technology integration.
Rob Thomas (85) -- Professional Football Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Henry Throop (90) -- Astrophysics -- University of Colorado.
Ruth Timian (now Ruth Kramer) (80) -- B.S. from OSU in Business
Administration, Masters of Education - Phi Kappa Phi from Portland State University
1st career - Telecommunication systems designer/programmer and
2nd career - elementary teacher while renovating historic homes
3rd career - stay-at-home-mom, free-lance writing adoption and other articles
4th career - who knows, life is too interesting to do just one thing
Cathy Tippin (71) -- Stained glass artist and a musician.
Marie Tjernlund-Kelly (81) -- Actress/director, Tacoma
Wes Tjernlund (73) -- Musician, and builder, Salem, OR.
Sue Tjernlund (71) -- Prepaid Legal Services, Portland OR.
Tim Tjernlund (67) -- Professional golfer (PGA), Phoenix AZ
Tim Trower (76) -- Sports editor of the Mail Tribune in Medford, Ore.
Matthew Vail (88) -- OSU, '94; B.S. History Working toward an MAT in Pastoral Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena California. Currently serving as Senior Pastor at Delano First Assembly of God, Delano, California since Sept. 2006.
Steve VanOrden (83) -- Chemistry PhD, Network manager.
Sam Van Ryssegem (04) -- Currently serving the US Army in Afghanistan. He was promoted to Sergeant last month and is stationed in Maiwand, Afghanistan. Sam is planning on attending OSU after his tour in Afghanistan.
Rick Wallace (66) -- Teacher, director, actor, digitized wizard.
Judy Clark (formerly Waymire) (73) -- Principal Real Estate Broker with Keller Williams Realty Mid-Willamette (Albany, OR office). Administrator with CH2M HILL (Corvallis, OR) for 34 years prior to changing careers in 2007.
Melissa Weissman (85) -- Received BA in English from WOSC. I'm a Library Assistant at the law firm of Stoel Rives LLP in downtown Seattle.
Nathan Welever (96) --
Maralee Wernz (88) -- Bachelors of Science in History (1993); Masters of Arts in Anthropology, with Historic Archaeology major (2001). Worked summers in Mt. Hood National Forest, Hood River Ranger District, completing archaeological survey, and supervised 16 insane undergraduate students for archaeological field school in Skagway/Dyea, Alaska, with the OSU Anthropology Department. Historic Archaeologist with Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd., Tempe, AZ, 2001-2002. From 2002-present, Tribal Archaeologist with the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, working on-reservation, but primarily off-reservation on the Tribe's ceded and usual-and-accustomed lands. Married August, 2004, to Brad Whitcomb, Jefferson County Middle School teacher, teaching self-contained 6th grade, and his two children Morgan (9) and Conor (6). Wedding took place at the old ampitheater at the Cloud Cap - Tilly Jane Historic District on the east flank of Mt. Hood.
Nancy Butler-Neary (formerly Westwood) (67) -- 17 years of social service work, currently with Oregon DHS, Benton Branch, as Soical Service Specialist in child protective services. Five years as a Realtor in mid-Willamette Valley.
Krista Wigle (87) -- Master's Degree in vocal performance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Performed in the San Francisco production of Phantom of the Opera for 5 years, and traveled to Japan and England for vocal and teaching performances. Currently Music Director at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and also performing in the Bay area - San Francisco
Rachele Wigle (88) --
Professor Carl Wieman (69) -- Graduated CHS in 1969, Carl just made a scientific breakthrough in atomic physics. He created a new form of matter that almost reached absolute zero, -273° Celsius. Recently won the Nobel prize in Physics. Go to his web page at: www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/bec.
Bruce Williams (73) -- Physician
Dan Williams ( 73) -- Cleveland Indians Baseball
Jim Williams (82) -- Jim has gone on to play football, and in 1988 finished his degree in business economics.
Nick Winlund (96) -- Part time graphic design, majoring in engineering (semiconductors)
Kirstin Winslow (Meslow) (83)-- Teacher, Bend Oregon
Bob Winward (77) -- Professor of Graphic Design, Utah State University.
James Wohlwend (83) -- Software Engineer Summit Information Systems. (deceased...RIP)
Paul Wolfson (69) -- PhD, LPI, System Engineer, ESI Analyst, Licensed Investigator, Dallas, TX
LaRena Woods (90) -- University of Oregon track.
Steve Woods (80) -- One of the five United States Olympic Torch bearers at the Winter Games in Nagano, Japan. Steve was a principal, teacher at Abilene Christian High school in Texas. Most recently he has moved back to Corvallis and is teaching at Santiam Christian.
Andy Wright (91) -- Served on political campaigns...Presidential advisor
Jim Yoke (80) -- In Silicon Valley working for the Fire Department on behalf of the Town of Los Gatos, the City of Monte Sereno, and the City of Saratoga.
Mike Zandofsky (84) -- Professional Football Atlanta Falcons.
Gracie Zwalen (45) -- Amateur Golfer, US teams, Corvallis Country Club record 66.
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