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Class Notes - 2000s

2000

Katy Boyce J.D. was appointed manager of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission for the Bend region. Boyce joined OLCC in 2002 as an inspector and license investigator. She has served as lead worker since 2005 and as interim manager since August 2009.

2001

Arts & Sciences Reunion June 23-26, 2011

Dayna Kirk Morrison B.A. met Benny Morrison B.A., a fellow graduate whom she hadn’t known well at Lewis & Clark, about a year after graduation. They married, have a beautiful daughter, Edalyn, and live in Portland with their dog, Cricket. Benny plays music, and Dayna continues to work in the field of HIV/AIDS.

2002

Michael Tarrant B.A. is studying law at Vermont Law School and looks forward to graduating and perhaps working in state government.

2003

J. Riley Lagesen J.D. is a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine in Portland. His transactional practice focuses on growth and development counseling for business clients, especially those in the restaurant industry. Lagesen is a leader of the national restaurant industry group firmwide.

Victoria Lantz B.A. received her Ph.D. in theatre research from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in March 2010. She is teaching at Gettysburg College during 2010–11. Her husband, Nick Lantz B.A. ’03, is the 2010–11 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.

Courtney Caughran Winkfield B.A. is assistant principal of the Academy for Young Writers in Brooklyn, which is part of the New York City Department of Education’s small schools movement. She helped start the school in 2006. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband of seven years, David. See Births.

2004

Amanda Johnson B.A. completed her master’s degree in museum education and has been working as a third-grade assistant teacher in New York City. Now, after six years, she is leaving New York to start a new chapter in Paris. She welcomes reconnecting with other alumni at amanda. diane14@gmail.com

Matthew Weidner B.A. began pursuing his master’s degree in urban and regional planning at Portland State University in fall 2010.

2005

Peter Acker B.A. graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine with an M.D./ M.P.H. in May 2010. He is headed to the University of Chicago for a residency in emergency medicine.

Sharl Azar B.A. graduated from Oregon Health & Science University’s School of Medicine and will begin her residency in internal medicine at OHSU. She plans to pursue a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology. .

Angela Chu B.A. has begun a master’s program in public health at the University of California at Berkeley. She is concentrating on health policy and management and continuing her work in health insurance counseling.

Travis Harper B.A. finished three years in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program in 2008. After moving to Seattle, he got a job at a grocery store and volunteered extensively with Japan- and education-related groups, such as the Japan-America Society’s Japan in the Schools program. Although he enjoyed these endeavors, he decided to get his career back on track and become a “real” teacher. He is now pursuing an M.A.T. at the University of Washington and hopes to teach Japanese at a junior high or high school in Seattle.

2006

Nicole Kaupp B.A. is assistant swimming and diving coach at Washington University in St. Louis. She previously lived three years in Texas.

Nicholas Strychacz B.A. graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with an M.A. in international relations and international economics in 2009. He now works at the World Bank as a consultant on international trade and regional integration issues in Africa.

2007

Nicole Anderson B.A., Danny McKeegan B.A., Lilly Hankins B.A., and Katie Chirhart B.A. live in southeast Portland and spend as much time as possible with their three bundles of joy: Kipper, Candy, and Chewbacca. “Rooooaar!”

2008

Andranel Brown M.A.T. is giddy about starting her third year teaching language arts to eighth-graders at Begich Middle School in Anchorage, Alaska. She reports her school has “1,000+ students across three grades coming from families speaking over 50 languages!”

Annie Brulé B.A. runs a map-focused print design and illustration business in Puget Sound and volunteers extensively in her home community. As program director for Vashon Island Greenmap Project, she led a team in “facilitating a citizen-led mapping initiative featuring cultural, natural, and ‘green living’ resources that make the island unique.” The group hopes to expand the role of the project into local schools and town planning.

2009

Jennifer Bard B.A. is a special education teacher at Pueblo del Sol Middle School in Phoenix. She was a 2009 member of Teach for America’s Phoenix corps and is pursuing a master’s degree in special education from Arizona State University.

Jacob Bourne B.A. is a sports writer for DC Sports Fan. He covers the Washington Wizards men’s basketball team. He also works for the Washington Nationals, writing for their game-day programs and monthly magazine.

Megan Brodie B.A. is at the University of Pennsylvania in a post-baccalaureate classics program. While at Lewis & Clark, she crafted a student-designed major based on the college’s classical studies minor. Brodie has worked at Penn’s library, digitizing and archiving medieval and Renaissance books and manuscripts. This fall, she joined the master’s program in classics at the University of Maryland at College Park, where she is a teaching assistant for Introduction to Ancient Myth. After two more years of Greek and Latin courses, she hopes to enroll in a Ph.D. program or begin teaching at the secondary level. This past summer, she did research in Pompeii and Lisbon.

Dana Ingalls B.A. is pursuing a master’s degree in library and information science at McGill University.

Danielle Johnson B.A. is working toward an M.P.A. at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She interned for Women’s International Perspective, an Internet news service that produces articles from the perspectives of women. She also plans to intern as a special programs coordinator at MIIS.

Dan Miller B.A. served as campaign manager of Suzanne VanOrman’s unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the Oregon State Legislature. VanOrman, a Democrat, was elected in 2008 to represent House District 52, which includes Hood River and Sandy.

Clare Montgomery-Butler B.A. is an associate sales analyst at EthicsPoint, a computer software company in Lake Oswego, where she leads the community involvement group. Montgomery-Butler organizes service opportunities and newsletters. She has ambitions to return to school for a graduate degree.

Erin Schreur B.A. is a staffing coordinator of talent acquisition for Baxter Healthcare Corporation in Deerfield, Illinois. Schreur is applying to DePaul University’s graduate program in writing and publishing.

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