2010-2011 Presidentâ€™s Annual Report â—† Winter 2012 Magazine
La Salle Administration Denise L. Jones, President Tom Dudley, Principal Andrea Burns ’97, Vice President of Advancement Brian Devine, Vice Principal for Student Life Andrew Kuffner, Vice Principal for Academics Matthew Winningham, Vice President of Finance Editor Heather M. Eldon, Associate Director of Marketing contributors Katie Allen Stephanie Blumenson Andrea Burns ’97 Anita Dethlefs Rhonda Fisher Bill George Denise L. Jones Dedie Cameron Keeney ’79 Kam Kimball Greg Kozawa Travis McGuire ’99 Judi Johnson Powell ’71 Liz Raines ’02 Gina Stack Matthew Winningham This report is intended to provide general information regarding Institutional Advancement activities during the 2010-2011 fiscal year. This report has not been audited and should not be regarded as an official financial statement of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the donors listed in this report. If your name was omitted, misspelled or listed incorrectly, please contact the Advancement Office at 503.353.1444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send address updates to email@example.com or 503.353.1444. To activate an electronic subscription via email, please send your email address to gstack@ lsprep.org. Mission Statement Inspired by St. John Baptist de La Salle, La Salle Catholic College Preparatory develops students of faith, service and scholarship by providing a transformative education allowing students to realize their maximum potential and use their gifts to serve Christ and humankind. La Salle optimizes financial and academic accessibility for students, especially the underserved, who desire a rigorous and relevant education preparing them for college and life. The La Salle community inspires students to find their voice as global citizens, to put their faith into action and to lead exceptional lives of integrity, honoring the God-given dignity of all. Correction: William Keller ’96, a CPA, earned his BA in accounting from Carroll College and his MBA from the University of Portland. Pat Keller ’99 earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Portland and works for the Army Corps of Engineers.
Message from the President
Celebrating 45 years of Lasallian values As La Salle Prep celebrates its 45th year, we also welcomed the largest freshman class in school history while maintaining an average class size of 26! These freshmen were welcomed into the La Salle community by a distinct group of professionals, who for the second consecutive year, selected La Salle as one of the 100 Best Non-Profits to Work for in Oregon. It is worth noting the highest scores awarded in the survey completed by faculty and staff were attributed to the statements addressing their belief in the mission and purpose of the organization.
“With a combination of faith, energy and generosity, we will continue to build a faith-based community that instills young men and women with a passion to use their knowledge to serve humankind.”
In its essence, this is the Lasallian Difference: A team of professionals that view their work as vocation. This is a belief that informs their relationship with students and one another, and ultimately, the purpose of their work. Lasallian values pervade our decisions and daily interactions with one another. We remain committed to meeting the needs of students with innovative instructional strategies and compassionate support. In developing a relevant and rigorous curriculum, we carefully consider educational research, trends of U.S. graduates in the world and trends in industry and technology, as well as information provided through college and university relationships that we continue to develop. La Salle Prep is a vital part of a worldwide network of schools and ministries dedicated to educating youth, especially the poor. As such, a core principle of Lasallian education is that all motivated students deserve an excellent education. This past year, 1,240 benefactors invested in La Salle’s mission, allowing La Salle Prep to once again significantly increase financial aid. In 2010-11, over 43% of our student body received financial assistance, with over $1.1 million invested in the young
people entrusted to our care. In 201112, these figures have increased to over 50% of students receiving $1.4 million in assistance! In addition to financial support, La Salle parents, alumni, and community volunteers continue to be the school’s lifeblood. This year alone, 17 La Salle alumni serve on boards and 11 La Salle alumni have returned to the school to serve through teaching and professional service to the mission. Beyond the hours commited to the school, our community members continue to help those who are underserved both in our local communities and around the world. Through the ongoing generosity of our community, we continue to progress on the Campus Master Plan. This past year, we added the Signum Fidei Learning Center, built a covered practice facility for baseball and softball, and developed a new student hub known as the Faith, Service and Community Center. This year, we look forward to the demolition of the old “bus barn” which will make way for our new 1,000 seat athletic grandstand, a new press box, additional storage, bathrooms and concessions. I am grateful for the confidence and support of our benefactors noted in the pages of this report. I am hopeful you will join me in our shared mission to continue to provide an excellent college preparatory education rooted in Gospel values. With a combination of faith, energy and generosity, we will continue to build a faith-based community that instills young men and women with a passion to use their knowledge to serve humankind. Blesssings,
Denise L. Jones, President
2011-2012 board leadership Board of Trustees
La Salle Board Members
In August 2011, at the first alumni board meeting of the year, several current La Salle students gathered at the school for a legacy photo shoot. Alumni board member Jason Zwick ’96 introduced himself to sophomore Theo Peterson, son of Kurt and Teri Watkins Peterson ’77 (above left). Alumni board member Laura Sweet Spirlin ’78 posed with her sophomore daughter Danielle Spirlin (above right).
Rev. E. William Beauchamp, CSC, University of Portland
A special thank you to retired Trustees Jim Betonte, Br. Christopher Brady, FSC, and Terri Schwartz for their dedicated service to the school.
Dr. Lisa Morrison, Columbia United Providers
Additionally, thank you to former Foundation Board members Tom Leslie, Greg Parrott ’72, Joanna Pienovi, Jeff Yandle and Greg VanderZanden.
Brother Kevin Slate, FSC, De La Salle Institute
Congratulations to Board Chair John McDonagh for receiving the Innovative Services NW 2011 Chairman of the Board Caring Heart Award in March 2011 for his positive impact on the community. Thank you to La Salle Prep’s Alumni Association for completing its capital pledge of $25,000 to purchase the stadium scoreboard. For more information on how you can contribute or if you are interested in alumni board leadership, please contact Liz Raines ’02 at lraines@ lsprep.org.
John McDonagh, Board Chair Vancouver Business Journal
Martha Parisi Dirksen ’72, Community Leader Steve Feltz ’73, NW Natural Alfonso Lopez-Vasquez, Pacific University Tim McGree, La Salle High School of Yakima
Jack Powell ’73, The Sherpa Group Two LLC
Denise Sunseri ’77, Community Leader Lesley Townsend, Providence Milwaukie Foundation Mitchell Wall, Wall & Wall, P.C. Fr. Charles Wood, St. Clare Parish
2011-2012 board leadership Foundation Board of Directors
Alumni Association Board of Directors
Edward Lilly, Board Chair Spectra Novae Limited
Patrick Gabrish ’84, Board President Pacific Natural Foods
Chris Bené, Cain Travel Group, Inc.
Brian Bergquist ’75, Kaiser Permanente
Joan Bollier, Community Leader
Matthew Call ’94, PGP Valuation
Brent Bullock ’79, Perkins Coie, LLP
Donna Sunseri Howard ’79, Kavi Corporation
Rich Callahan, KPMG
Joy Barta Hunt ’78, Sabin Elementary
Carl Christoferson, Oregon Investments, LLC
Mary Havlicek Pahl ’80, Iron Gate Realty Group
Tom D’Amore, D’Amore Law
Traci Watkins Mennis ’79, Community Leader
Chuck Gall, RBC Dain Rauscher
John Parker ’77, Regence RX
Karen Garrison, PCC Structurals/ Precision Castparts Corp.
Mike Pendergast ’91, Self-employed
Tom Grace, Grace Premier Fitness & Wellness Susan Robben Schweitzer ’79, The Standard Rick Soberanis, Ivey Performance Marketing Karen Thul, Jostens
Shaun M. Perry ’97, Multnomah Athletic Club Ted Pfeifer ’88, Rocket Promo Kelsey Powell ’02, St. John the Apostle Laura Sweet Spirlin ’78, Fred Meyer Jason Zwick ’96, State Farm Insurance
Dan Wood, Tazo Tea
advancement news Advancement Office Annual Giving Program Participants
27% Alumni Parents & Friends
54% Current Parents
Dollars Contributed 33% Alumni Parents & Friends 24% Alumni
43% Current Parents
More than ever, access to La Salle Prep has a broader and stronger reach thanks to the more than 1,240 donors who donate their resources annually. La Salle Prep students and educators continually reap the benefits of generous benefactors. In 2010-2011 annual donations provided scholarships and financial aid, launched the Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Academy, enhanced classrooms, computer labs, community gathering spaces and helped build the Falcon Practice Facility. Annual donations also allowed teachers to enhance their excellent instruction through increased technology and professional development. The confidence of our benefactors in the abilities of our students and faculty is clearly reflected in the willing financial support of all those who support La Salle year after year. With a combination of faith, energy, and generosity, we continue to build a faith-based community that instills young men and women with a passion to use their knowledge to serve their community and world. The Office of Advancement, through the annual giving program, alumni relations, special events, the student fundraiser and other activities, supports the school’s financial growth and sustainability. The office exists to support student success by insuring access, maintaining academic excellence and providing increased opportunities to connect learning with real-life experiences.
Annual Giving Program La Salle’s annual giving program is the cornerstone of our annual fundraising efforts. It is vital to advancing the mission and work of La Salle Prep and supports our efforts to optimize financial accessibility for students, especially the underserved, who desire a rigorous and relevant education preparing them for college and life. Annual unrestricted donations allow us to maintain minimal expenses with a high return, putting more money directly toward funding every aspect of a high quality Lasallian education. The steady growth of the annual giving program, in revenue and participation, allows us to further advance our institutional goals.
Parent Investment Plan We recognize the significant investment and sacrifice many families make to send their children to La Salle. That is why La Salle has never required families to cover, through tuition, the full cost we incur to educate each student – a difference of $3,096 per student last year. Notably, our largest support of annual donations comes from our parents who choose to make a voluntary, tax-deductible contribution above and beyond tuition through the Parent Investment Plan. In 2010-11, more than 30% of La Salle’s parent community contributed 73% of our annual giving contributions, totaling more than $120,000, through the Parent Investment Plan. We consider a gift from our parents the ultimate vote of confidence in our programs, faculty and students.
advancement news Yulefest & Auction The 44th Annual Yulefest and Winetasting in December 2010 hosted hundreds of guests at the school’s longest-running event (photo at right). Congratulations to the following Christmas tree raffle winners: Ed and Kim Lilly, Tim Sheils ’99, Peter and Denise Jones, and Bob and Anita Dethlefs. The 17th Annual La Salle Gala Auction and Dinner in April 2011 hosted more than 200 guests and raised nearly $160,000 in net proceeds. The auction raised more than $85,000 through Dollars for Scholars. A special thank you to Tim and Beth Fuller, our $10,000 Matching Gift Sponsors. Mark you calendars for the 18th Annual Auction on April 14, 2012.
Student Fundraiser: Wreath and Apple Sale The wreath and apple sale is La Salle’s only school-wide student fundraiser that directly supports La Salle families. Proceeds help bridge the gap between tuition and the true cost of education which ultimately supports our efforts to keep tuition increases to a minimum. Selling Jazz apples not only supports our school, but also our sister school: La Salle High School in Yakima. In fact, half the cost of every box of apples supports our school, the other half benefits La Salle Yakima. 2010-2011 net proceeds exceeded $68,000, which is more than double than in 2009-2010 when students sold only wreaths. Additionally, 89% of students participated in the wreath and apple sale. Contact Dedie Cameron Keeney ’79 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.353.1439 if you’re interested in supporting this year’s student fundraiser.
2011 Golf Tournament The 14th Annual Golf Tournament sponsored by the Alumni Association was sold-out for the fourth consecutive year and exceeded fundraising goals. The tournament at Stone Creek Golf Club on July 8, 2011, raised more than $13,000 to support Alumni Association efforts including need-based tuition assistance and underwriting the school’s new scoreboard. We are grateful to co-chairs John Parker ’77 and Jack Powell ’73, whose leadership over the past three years has allowed us to consistently fill a full field of golfers and exceed our fundraising goals. A special thank you to Jim and Billie Parker Schilling ’78 and John ’77 and Lori Parker for hosting a post-tournament social gathering. Congratulations to the winning foursome of Ryan Steele ’99, Dominic Stelter ’99, Nick Jones and Aaron Hazel ’99 (pictured at right). Mark you calendars for the 15th Annual Golf Tournament on July 13, 2012.
2010-2011 Volunteer of the Year: Dan Wood This annual award recognizes the outstanding contributions volunteers make to enhance the Lasallian community. At the Benefactor Reception in June 2011, La Salle honored Dan Wood, pictured at right with his wife Ann and daughters Amanda and Stephanie ’11, as the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. Athletic Director Brian Crawford presented the award to Dan, who served as the Booster Board President for two years and currently serves on the Foundation Board. In addition to dedicating countless hours leading the Booster Club, Dan and Ann were dedicated parent volunteers while Stephanie ’11 was a student. They provided support for Yulefest and Auction and assisted in developing a strategic sales plan for spirit wear. We are grateful for Dan’s loyal and exemplary support. 7
Legacy Society Planned Gifts
Anonymous (3) Chris and Julie Bené Brian Bergquist ’75 John and Iris Brunengo Vern and Linda Cameron Wayne and Lynn Hamersly Tom and Joan Leslie Ed and Kim Lilly George and Lena LoPiparo Michael and Claire Morelli Greg ’72 and Myra Parrott Linda Morelli Presnall ’83 Barb and Walt Regan Glen and Carol Richards Trudi Schraner ’80 Bob and Betty Schuster Eugene Snyder Monsignor Martin Thielen Named Endowment Funds St. La Salle Associates ($100,000 and above)
Eugene Snyder Fund Ford and Hilda Watkins Trust Helen Wizer Memorial Fund,
The La Salle Prep Educational Foundation exists solely to support the mission of the school by providing for the professional management, investment, growth and distribution of endowed gifts. Growth of the Foundation’s Endowment Fund is paramount to the school’s ability to fund its mission of providing a Catholic college preparatory education to economically underserved youth in our region.
Eugene and Janet Wizer Founder’s Circle ($50,000 to $99,999)
Alumni Endowment Fund Jeanne De Paola Feltz Memorial Fund, Eugene and Betty Feltz
La Salle Educators’ Fund Monsignor Martin Thielen Fund President’s Circle ($20,000 to $49,999)
Mary Ann Allegretto Gaskill Memorial Scholarship Fund Andy Belozer Memorial Fund Mario and Ann Dulcich Bisio Fund Jerry and Carol Bitz Booster Endowment Fund Mayer Foundation Fund Rita McGrath Scholarship Fund The Pete Parisi Family Fund The Dorothy Pietrok Memorial Fund Ernest and Mary Ellen Schraner Fund Joe and Alice Shelley Fund James T. “Ted” Watkins Fund Jim and Helen Watkins Fund Developing Funds (Up o $19,999)
Bill George Scholarship Fund The Caitlin E. Joy ’06 Fund Br. Thomas Levi, FSC Memorial Fund, John and Georgiana Warta
Br. Lucien Fund David H. and Marie D. Robben Family Fund Thekkedom Family Fund Brother Gary York, FSC Memorial Fund
The Foundation’s Endowment Fund experienced significant growth in the 2010-11 fiscal year, reaching an ending balance of $1.6 million on June 30, 2011. The Foundation Board of Directors would like to acknowledge four new endowed funds established in the 2010-11 fiscal year, including: ◆ Eugene Edmund Snyder Fund ◆ Monsignor Martin Thielen Fund ◆ David H. & Marie D. Robben Family Fund ◆ The Bill George Scholarship Fund In total, over $300,000 was deposited into the Foundation’s Endowed Funds in 2010-11. These new deposits alone will provide an additional $10,000 per year to the school in support of its mission of financial access. In 2011-12, the Foundation’s Board of Directors will remain focused on planned giving as a primary catalyst to significant endowment fund balance growth. Planned giving, through various estate and tax planning mechanisms, provides benefactors of all ages and income levels the opportunity to make a significant impact on the enduring success and sustainability of our school and its mission. If you are interested in learning how you can use planned giving strategies to maximize your giving opportunities to La Salle Prep, please contact Katie Allen at 503.353.1426 or email@example.com. We also invite you to visit our website for additional information. Simply go to www.lsprep.org, click on “Support La Salle,” and select the sidebar link titled “The Legacy Society: Planned Giving.”
2010-2011 Fiscal Year Financial Summary (July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011) At the heart of the Lasallian mission is the commitment to provide qualified students access to an excellent college preparatory education, regardless of their ability to pay. To that end, La Salle Catholic College Preparatory, in partnership with various foundations, individuals and corporate benefactors, works diligently to provide need-based tuition assistance to students from underserved families. In line with the mission, 43% of the student body received more than $1.1 million in financial assistance in 2010-2011.
Income Tuition and Fees: $5,400,000 Fundraising and Contributions: $1,398,000 Student Services/Other Income: $568,000 Total Income: $7,366,000
Tuition and Fees: 73% Fundraising: 19%
Student Services/Other: 8%
Expenses Professional Compensation: $4,565,000 Program Support: $1,569,000 Facilities and Operations: $1,169,000 Interest and Other: $46,000 Total Expenses: $7,349,000 Change in Net Assets: $17,000
Professional Compensation: 62% Program Support: 21% Facilities/Operations: 16% Interest/Other:1%
Financial Assistance Trends
Financial Assistance Students Receiving Aid Average Total Grant
2010-2011 honor roll of contributors
Thank you to the 1,240 benefactors who supported La Salle Catholic College Preparatory’s mission of providing a transformative education with a gift to the school last year ( July 2010-June 2011). Founder’s Club $100,000 and above Precision Castparts Corp. Eugene Edmund Snyder Estate
Joseph and Alice Shelley Karl Smith Mike and Karen Thul Joseph Weston
Heritage Club $50,000-$99,999 Gene and Betty Feltz Martin Thielen Trust
Ambassadors Club $2,000-$4,999 Brentley ‘79 and Caroline Weber Bullock ‘79 Allen ‘73 and Kathy Robben Burns ‘73 Richard Callahan Columbia State Bank Tom Dudley and Terry Cappiello Myrna and James Dunnigan Joe Feltz ‘72 Chuck and Teresa Gall Scott ‘82 and Joell Hamersly Michael L. Heitzman Craig and Trisha Howe HUB Collective, Ltd. Eric and Gail Johnston William and Nicola Klutho Rudiger and Carol Krohn Maryanne and Richard Krumm Harmon Laurin Thomas and Joan Leslie Edward and Kim Lilly Stan and Carrie Link David and Connie Manning Steve and Sara McInnis Sean and Ann Moreland Michael Morgan ‘71 and Nancy Babka Todd and Maria Mulvaney Chris and Nancy Nunn Harold and Katie Lundberg Oaks ‘73 Michael and Kellie Oester Dan Pahl John ‘77 and Lori Parker Tiffany Pauletto ‘03 Gregory and Diane Peterson Pine Crest Fabrics Jack ‘73 and Peggy Powell Mike ‘80 and Robin Regan Joe ‘77 and Sharon Feltz Schlechter ‘77 Steve and Susan Robben Schweitzer ‘79 David and Elaine Silver Bill and Michelle Simpson Theresa and Mark Stuhrman Dan and Tracy Swift
Christian Brothers Club $25,000-$49,999 John and Joan Bollier Bob and Anita Dethlefs Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund Watkins Trust Trustees Club $10,000-$24,999 Anonymous Gregory and Elizabeth Arntson B.P., Lester and Regina John Foundation Jim and Maureen Betonte Tom and Lisa Epidendio D’Amore ‘80 De La Salle Institute Tim and Beth Fuller Kathy and Mark Kralj La Salle Alumni Association La Salle Booster Club Maryanne and Peter Powell PWH Educational Foundation, Inc. Marie D. Robben John and Shelby Sheils Z-Man Scholarship Foundation President’s Club $5,000-$9,999 Anton Kimball Design Jeff and Kathleen Arnston Roy and Beverly Asbahr Jerry and Carol Bitz Jay Bredl and Susan Stein Carl and Carolyn Christoferson Ron and Tori Dulwick Eton Lane Foundation Steve ‘73 and Kim Feltz Kurt and Carla Higgins Denise and Peter Jones Anton and Kam Kimball Lasallian Education Fund Meng-Hannan Construction Greg ‘72 and Myra Parrott Bob and Betty Schuster 10
Jeffrey and Elizabeth Thiede Brian Unruh Michael and Carleen Walsh Jim and Molly Wilson Michael and Melissa Zuniga La Salle Club $1,000-$1,999 Thomas and Peggy Allen Kathleen and Michael Allen Anesthesia Associates Northwest, LLC Mark and Joyce Auxier John ‘73 and Cheryl Beem Benson Industries Dan ‘76 and Amanda Blaufus Jim and Barbara Cameron Michelle Hoyt Carter ‘87 Randy and Carol Cate Community 101 William and Liz DelPlato Directors Mortgage, Inc. Tom ‘82 and Julie Weber Dragicevic ‘82 Paul and Helen Feltz Michael and Veronica Foley Elsie Franz Finley Fujii Produce Thomas and Juanita Grace Maria Graf Wayne and Lynn Hamersly Craig and Michelle Hersh Susan and Richard Hildreth William and Eve Holloran Derek and Shelli Johnson Thomas Joseph and Elizabeth Thekkedom Thomas Kain and Patricia O’Brien-Kain KPMG LLP La Salle Boys’ Basketball Team Cassandra and David Lashbaugh Ken and Tami Latham Kevin and Elizabeth Lien Philip and Norma Lisac Richard and Sharon Malin Kent and Misti Mazzia Jennifer Modarelli-DeVoe Mark and Mary Neil Norlift of Oregon, Inc. Northwest Cleaners Greg and Judy Passmore Kurt and Teri Watkins Peterson ‘77 David and Joanna Pienovi Sally Pope Providence Milwaukie Hospital Puget Sound Center Quality Concrete Eric and Josephine Recht Douglas and Angela Rudolph Mary Ellen Schraner
Bob ‘73 and Teresa Kreipe Seeley ‘73 Rick and Judy Soberanis Steve and Kristan Koch Stark ‘86 Michael Stearns Jon and Sharman Stuart Pat ‘82 and Meredith Studdard Harry A. Taylor III and Rebecca Hart Taylor The Sherpa Group Two LLC Peter and Angela Timmen Walter and Elsie Tschudy William Hays and Susan Unfred-Hays ‘81 C. Jospeh Vanhaverbeke Greg and Laura Huber Veasy ‘83 Mitchell and Marilyn Wall Wells Fargo Foundation Daniel and Ann Wood Stephen and Elizabeth Zimmer Prep Club $500-$999 Anonymous Gordon and Dawn Ahlgren Susan Allegretto Schrepping Larry and Pamela Amato James and Kristin Barbieri J. Patrick and Rebecca Barrett Ronald and Joyce Basile Fr. William Beauchamp, C.S.C. Cheryl Lisac Belozer ‘73 Christopher and Julie Bené Brad and Brenda Benson Brian Bergquist ‘75 Timothy and Tamara Beyer Daniel and Beth Bianca William and Amy Biggs Diane Bissonette Bob’s Red Mill David and Sheri Brinkman Tom and Nancy Brown Todd and Connie Bryan Bryan ‘82 and Tracy Bullock Champion Metal Michael and Amy Choate Randy and Madeleine Cobb James and Jill Collier Walter and Debra Colton Kevin Cooley and Lisa Morrison Jay DeVoe Tracey and Roy DeWeese Robert ‘79 and Jo Dillard Ronald and Julie Dowhaniuk Ken and Clara Wolf Dunn ‘85 Joe and Barb Eichhorn
2010-2011 honor roll of contributors Charles and Mary Folkins Foss Maritime Company David and Sharon Foster Patrick ‘84 and Patricia Gabrish Patricia and Moses Gallegos Chris ‘97 and Andrea Burns George ‘97 Jennifer Gilley Gleukos All-Natural Body Fuel Steven and Cheryl Godoy John and Mary Grammel Steve Gray Alex and Tiffany Gregory Ken Gustafson Edward and Nisha Thekkedom Hall ‘98 David and Mary Hardaker Daniel and Lora Hecht Mark ‘77 and Christin Herinckx Trish Epidendio Hickman ‘82 Michael and Katherine Hodgson Simon and Jan Holmes Douglas Johnson ‘90 Bill ‘70 and Gretchen Jordan Jeffrey and Caryn Keeney David Keller ‘97 Robert Kramer Andrew and Anani Kuffner La Salle Girls’ Basketball Team La Salle Volleyball Team Andy and Tammy LaFrazia Kimberly and William LaValley John and Maryanne Leahy Therese Lee and Kenneth R. Lidster Jay and Elizabeth Lillie Michael and Carla Loring Mary Havlicek Low ‘80 Mark and Shirley Macmillan David Manougian Michael and Carol McClory Margo McGhee-Kelly Mark ’82 and Nina McLaughlin Robin and Traci Watkins Mennis ‘79 Tim ‘82 and Missi Morgan Colleen Morgan ‘79 Mary Noonan Rose O’Connell and Kenneth D. Flora Koji and Colleen Oishi Jeffery and Darcy Olsen Olson Bros. Service, Inc Timothy and Sheila O’Malley Oregon Electric Group Inc. Nancy and Bruce Orr Bob and Linda Palandech Laura Perez
Michael and Janet Perry Shaun ‘97 and Lori Perry Cecelia Pomeroy David ‘81 and Melissa Portash QuinnEssentials Catering RBC Wealth Management James and Lisa Rhodes River City Environmental, Inc. Colleen Rockwell Thomas and Carrie Rolfes Jeff and Alice Rouyer Salmon Creek Endodontics Gregory and Janette Schmitt Randy and Terri Schwartz Julie Seguin Anthony Shoen Leo Sidebotham Joseph and Lisa Siemienczuk Jon and Ardyce Smith Magali and Brian Sosa-Tirado Space Age Fuel David ‘75 and Gretchen Streicher Buddy and Julie Sumpter Superior Metal Finishing, Inc. Duane and Bonnie Ternes The Standard Randy and Lorelei Thomas Brian and Kyra Thompson Mark and Catherine Wade Gail Wetherbee and Dorian Harris Robert and Barbara Wiest Jason Zwick ‘96 and Kisa Holden Miroslaw and Margot Zychla
Elizabeth ‘00 and Charles Banta Alice Barbagelata Herman Barnes ‘84 Robert Barrow Georgia Bartel and Steve Austin Maile and Patrick Baures Cheryl and Sean Beasley John and Julianne Bell Pat ‘84 and Molly Bell Fay and James Benagni George Bengtson and Theresa Langdon Joe and Shirley Bernard Justin Berry ‘05 Jamil Berry ‘03 Dr. Marc and Stephanie Bianco Black Helterline, LLP James and Carol Feltz Bluhm ‘80 Andrew and Jill Bobzien Jerry and Pam Boehm Mike Bordenkircher Doug and Amy Bornemeier Botsford & Goodfellow, Inc. Resa and Alan Bradeen Kelly Brady Brady Motors Michael and Cecilia Hall Brennan ‘73 Tom ‘80 and Lisa Brenneke Martyn Brewer Joe and DeOna Bridgeman Michelle Briggs Loreva Bromley Donald and Betty Brouillard Gina and Raymond Buckel Eugene and Patricia Budahl Bradley Bullock ‘77 Falcon Club Duane and Sandy Burckhard $100-$499 Alicia Burian Anonymous Paul and Lisa Burros ABC Roofing Co. Inc Shell and Terry Buruse Patti Albrecht Russell and Lynn Butkus Lakshi Bosco Aldredge ‘87 Lynne Byrne ‘75 Brian and Tiffany Alfrey Allan and Leigh Byrne Steve and Kate Alstot Frank ‘79 and Vickie Altenhofen Matthew Call ‘94 Craig ‘75 and Barbara Cameron Ted Anderson Cascade Engineering Archdiocese of Portland Technologies, Inc. Artisan Dental Labratory Rudy Casciato Assurety Northwest Ernie Casciato ‘72 Automobilia & Great Vacations John and Mary Eckman Casey Peter and Holly Bacon ‘82 Brian and Marilee Bailey John and Rosyland Casper Bajio Oregon- Clackamas, LLC Colette Cassinelli Mark ‘84 and Michele Waters Molly Caster-Denner Baker ‘84 Lori Cathcart Dwayne and Janet Elting Banks Tim and Renee Cavanagh ‘83
CB Interior Designs George Ceballos ‘86 Stephanie Celis ‘99 Ed and Linda Cereghino John and Patti Chaney Ken Chappuis and Mary Shortall Sean ‘99 and Nikolina Christensen Doug and Marita Christiansen John Christianson Rick Clark ‘91 Shawn and Julie Wojcicki Cleave ‘99 Mike and Kathleen Dobler Cleavenger ‘72 Gloria Cockburn Carie Coleman and Jason Pinkal John and Toni Colosimo Jim and Lori Colt Columbia Printing and Graphics Eugene and Cathy Comfort Concept Reality, Inc. ControlTek, Inc. Tom and Christa Corvi Christopher and Kelly Criglow Guy and Susan Culbertson Sarah and Alex Culbertson Cutter’s Hi-School Pharmacy D.R. Horton Tina D’Ambrosio Steve ‘81 and Mary Danna Michael ‘82 and Jane Danzer Jerry and Heidi Darnell Ben Davis and Carol Blanusa Kerwin and Maureen Davis Tim and Sharon Dean Delplato Chiropractic, P.C. Dan and Mary Dettmer Matt and Laura Devore Liz Dexter Roger and Karen Dillin John Dirksen and Martha Parisi Dirksen ‘72 Fred and Mary Jo Dobler Bill Dobson Lisa Dodson Rebecca Dolan James and Mary Dooney Paul and Molly Dreisbach George and Patricia Drewett Evan and Jane Dudik William and Patricia Dugan David ‘87 and Gina Dugan Jill and Mark Durand Hope Durham Diane Durnin
2010-2011 honor roll of contributors A special thank you to La Salle’s loyal donors who have supported the school with an annual gift for five or more consecutive years. Susan Allegretto Schrepping Ed and Carol Andersen Brian and Marilee Bailey William and Theresa Becker Christopher and Julie Bené Brian Bergquist ‘75 Jerry and Carol Bitz James and Carol Feltz Bluhm ‘80 John and Joan Bollier Jay Bredl and Susan Stein John and Peggy Brockamp Tom and Nancy Brown Brent ‘79 and Caroline Weber Bullock ‘79 Allen ‘73 and Kathy Robben Burns ‘73 Matthew Call ‘94 Jim and Barbara Cameron Carl and Carolyn Christoferson Gloria Cockburn Jerry and Bev Curtis Kerwin and Maureen Davis Tim and Sharon Dean Fred and Mary Jo Dobler Niki Phelan Dolan ‘72 Donald and Josephine Drain Tom Dudley and Terry Cappiello James and Catherine Elting Gene and Betty Feltz Joe Feltz ‘72 Steve ‘73 and Kim Feltz Michael and Veronica Foley Tim and Beth Fuller Kenneth and Dee Gaffke Chuck and Teresa Gall Susan Gallagher Brian ‘86 and Julie Pitts Gefroh ‘87 Chris ‘97 and Andrea Burns George ‘97 Thomas and Juanita Grace David and Mary Hardaker Kellee and Lance Harris Tim and Katie Hennessy David ‘99 and Anne Marie Holt Eric Jensen Denise and Peter Jones Donald ‘71 and Susan Kocher Kahut ‘73 Randy and Lori Bisio Karambelas ‘80 Frances Keagbine Sam and Diane Kerns Anton and Kam Kimball William and Nicola Klutho Kathy and Mark Kralj
Thomas and Joan Leslie Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund William and Andrea McCarthy John ‘72 and Leslie McGuigan Barbara and Mike McGuire Martin and Helene Meskers Michael Morgan ‘71 and Nancy Babka Mark and Mary Neil Harold and Katie Lundberg Oaks ‘73 John and Barbara O’Brien Nancy and Bruce Orr John ‘77 and Lori Parker Greg ‘72 and Myra Parrott Joe Pauletto Tiffany Pauletto ‘03 Michael and Janet Perry Shaun ‘97 and Lori Perry Paul and Loriann Bosnjak Pimentel ‘81 Brad and Sandy Olson Popick ‘72 Matt ‘79 and Jamie Powell Bill and Joan Powers Eric and Josephine Recht Mike ‘80 and Robin Regan Brian and Julie Rose Mary Ellen Salomone Joe ‘77 and Sharon Feltz Schlechter ‘77 Gregory and Janette Schmitt Maria and Tim Schroeder Randy and Terri Schwartz Steve and Susan Robben Schweitzer ‘79 John and Shelby Sheils David and Elaine Silver Jon and Ardyce Smith Susan Stoinoff Smith ‘76 Rick and Judy Soberanis Theresa and Mark Stuhrman Dan and Tracy Swift Eugene Taube Harry A. Taylor III and Rebecca Hart Taylor David and Mary Teeter Bret and Jeanne Theroux Mike and Karen Thul Robert Towns and Jill Skok Josh and Shelley Urben Dave and Anne Pliska Van Daam ‘73 Fred and Cindy Van Drimmelen Wells Fargo Foundation Joseph Weston Robert and Barbara Wiest Daniel and Ann Wood
Eastside Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Daniel and Kristin Eaton Jay and Mary Pietrok Edwards ‘83 Heather and Bobby Eldon Gary and Lynda Eldridge Elite Signs Harold and Linda Elrod James and Catherine Elting Mark and Ann Engeling English Language and Culture Institute Barbara Epidendio Julie Erhardt Erhardt Enterprises, LLC Tonya and Barbara Evans Evanta, Inc. Donald ‘74 and Jeannie Feltz Jim ‘72 and Carol Feltz Brad Ferrin Rhonda and Tony Fisher Charles and Diana Fisher Andrea and Ramiro Flores Christina Floyd ‘92 Robert and Barbara Freeman Mike Freiling Gregory and Mary Fuhrer Gage Auto Sales Blair and Laura Gammon Gately & White LLC Deborah Gefroh Jeremy George ‘99 Christopher and Lori George Scott ‘89 and Carolyn Lacuna George ‘89 Bill and Pat George Tim Gilman Steve and Diane Glenn Google Matching Gifts Program Patrick ‘83 and Stephanie Redhouse Gottsch ‘85 Timothy and Susan Grabe Grand Central Baking Brandon and Melissa Burns Gray ‘94 Diane and Terry Greenman Rebecca Bauer Griswold ‘72 Robin Gross Richard ‘84 and Traci Walker Guasco ‘84 David and Cynthia Haglund Daniel Hainley ‘02 Matt and June Hainley Nelson Hall and Patricia Hennessy-Hall Richard and Sharon Haner David Hannan
2010-2011 honor roll of contributors Dan Harrington Kellee and Lance Harris Dorian Harris DeWayne and Jody Hatcher Paul and Lisa Hauer Brandon and Courtney HayesLattin Aaron Hazel ‘99 Head Games LLC Hecht and Hecht Insurance Agency, Inc. Ms. Patricia Heinz Steve and Lora Heli Daniel and Margaret Henninger Edward and Lorraine Herinckx Scott ‘79 and Judith HersonHord Mark and Anita Hettum Howard and Nori Heuberger Kelly Hills Phil and Janice Hilsenkopf John Holenstein Bart and Carolyn Hollowell David ‘99 and Anne Marie Holt Jeff and Lori Horton Gary and Eva Hortsch Mark and Donna Sunseri Howard ‘79 Gloria and Duane Ilg Doug and Jill Cameron Irish ‘88 Bernard and Joan Jacobs Jansen Construction Company Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jaqua Eric Jensen Jeffrey and Tawny Johnson Brett Johnson Dorsey and Carole Johnson Jennifer Johnson ‘98 Kevin and Brandy Jones AliMichael Jones ‘06 Doug and Ann Justice Donald ‘71 and Susan Kocher Kahut ‘73 Mark and Eileen Comfort Kaiel ‘82 Bernadine Kaufman ‘82 Frances Keagbine Dennis and Diana Keenan Dedie Cameron Keeney ‘79 Keller & Keller, P.C. Linda Kelly Raymond and Judy Kelly Kerri Kelvin and John Grochau Sam and Diane Kerns Jim and Diane Kintz Angela Kirkpatrick Dan ‘81 and Tami Watkins Klupenger ‘83
Rachel Koch ‘05 Sally and Jeffrey Kohnstamm James Konieczny Rhys Konrad ‘00 Laura A. Krahn Jay ‘76 and Monique Krahn Emily Kralj ‘05 Thomas Krausse James and Kathleen Kuffner Chip Laizure Dan and Julie Lamey Alex and Megan Lanaghan Hugh and Rosita Lee Ken Legenza Steve and Judith Lindbeck Matthew Lines ‘99 Teresa Lisac ‘71 John and Carrie Lisac Glenn and Kimberly Ludlam Mark and Cristine Dobler Lyons ‘79 Jacob and Jennifer Maben Mike and Jane Mace Thomas and Christine Mack Catherine MacLeod and Mark Gossage Peggy MacMillan Marcelita Lemma Mahoney ‘91 Greg ‘81 and Lynn Mahoney Ryan and Jocelyn Mainard Marion and Karla Marvich Dante and Imelda Matarlo William and Andrea McCarthy Katie McClintock William and Beverly McClory Pam McClung Mary Grammel McConnel ‘77 Patrick McDougall John ‘72 and Leslie McGuigan Travis ‘99 and Kitri McGuire Barbara and Mike McGuire Carl and Tara Fleischmann McKnight ‘85 John and TaGone McNassar Medallion Industries, Inc. Mark and Cynthia Meek Neal and Maureen Meisner Angela Melczer Martin and Helene Meskers Marilyn Milani Ronald and Abbe Miley John ‘97 and Paula Miller Steve and Judy Miller Robert and Sue Miller Michael and Kristi Miller Gabriel and Marina Minculescu Michael Minsker
Tannis Mittelbach ‘87 Mary Molinari ‘80 Katherine Monte ‘00 Nick and Patti Monte Thomas Morgan III Chris and Bob Murphy Tien and Quy Nguyen Tom ‘70 and Briggette Niebergall Northwest Primary Care Associates William and Elisabeth Novak John and Barbara O’Brien Joel and Brigitte Cockburn Ogard ‘81 Oregon Fever Softball-97 Michael ‘73 and Mary Ann Orth Ralph and Idelsi Ortman Annette Parent ‘80 Mrs. Peter Parisi Nathan Paulson and Yvette Carranza Peerless Management Solutions, Inc. Diane Peterson Tom and Jeannie Peterson Matthew and Vermillion Peterson Joe and Sue Petrina Ted ‘88 and Melissa Quiray Pfeifer ‘88 David ’97and Torrey Pietrok Jon and Susan Keagbine Pinto ‘90 Platt Electric Robert and Mary Pletka Bernie ‘79 and Pamela Pliska Kristin Pollock Ron Pope and Jeannette StonePope Brad and Sandy Olson Popick ‘72 Andrew ‘88 and Maile Potter Bill and Joan Powers Stan and Kenda Presley David T. Price Ph.D. Candice Primack Sabas and Mary Quiray Jeff and Tanya Rabourn Michael and Pat Raschio Kristin Ratliff ‘98 John and Judy Rau Derek Ray Traci Ray Carrie Rees ‘98 Greg and Kim Reese Barbara Regan Reveal Architecture & Interiors, LLC
Sandra Rich Berta Richards Carol and Glen Richards Rick and Cindy Rier Joseph and Patricia Rinella Paul ‘75 and Johnna Robben Paul ‘94 and Sara George Robles ‘93 Steven and Johanna Root Brian and Julie Rose Peter and Kristin Rubalcava Colleen Santangelo Geri and Steve Savage SC Design Michael Schaufler Dave and Carla Schwab Scheafer ‘80 Henry and Debra Schieber Jim and Billie Parker Schilling ‘78 Jack and Rose Schlechter Ben and Julie Schmidt Kathleen Schober Maria and Tim Schroeder Jim ‘75 and Martha Schroeder Myrna Schulte Michael and Theresa Schultz Rick and Sue Scott Security Signs, Inc. Wesley ‘89 and Carol Sedlacek Dane and Kathy Segrin Mike Sept Vincent ‘87 and Judy Serio Luigi Serio ‘83 Marcy Setniker ‘82 Brian and Mary Elwood Shannon ‘83 Delores Sharp Ed ‘73 and Jana Shea Kimberley Shearer Tim Sheils ‘99 Tim and Cathy Shride Fritz Siebert and Cindy McKendry Simpson, Inc. Bob and Elsa Sinclair Jim ‘71 and Mollie Siri Chris Siri ‘78 Donald and Marilyn Sirianni Sisters of the Holy Names Adam L. Skogrand ‘01 Michael and Esther Slattery Kaarin Marx Smith Mary Jane Smith Stanley and Nancy Smith Susan Stoinoff Smith ‘76 Dr. Steven ‘87 and Trisha Solby Anne O’Reilly and Chuck
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Sparks Nicole Spirlin ‘04 Karen and David Sprecker Bill and Maryanne Stalnaker Brian and Michelle Stanaway Robert ‘79 and Kristen Stark Ryan ‘99 and Amanda Wacker Steele ‘99 Stein Oil Inc. Richard and Mary Steinberg Dominic Stelter ‘99 Greg Stiff and Kay Kinsley Dennis and Denise Stoecklin Stoel Rives, LLP Stokes Auction Group, Inc Jean and Jack Storm Lauren and Michael Strand Jamie Strangel Sublime Clothing Boutique, LLC Kathryn and Tim Sullivan Nancy Sullivan Colleen Sunde Mark and Sandhya Susnjara Jackie and Chuck Sweet Dan and Suzanne Symons Daniel and Kristine Tamashiro Blythe Tani and Don Cox Eugene Taube David and Mary Teeter Oliver and Sophia Terry Becky and Mike Tetherow The Regence Employee Giving Campaign The Skybox Pub and Grill Victor ‘00 and Erin Thekkedom Bret and Jeanne Theroux Jennifer Thompson Dr. Robert and Susan Tibolt Todd Construction, Inc. Tolal and Anna Totonchy TriSeger Homes LLC True Heritage Enterprises, Inc. True Value of Molalla Clay and Terese Tyler Helen Unfred Josh and Shelley Urben Dave and Anne Pliska Van Daam ‘73 William Vandermolen and Susan Schnell Mike and Karen Vaughn Jennifer Vidrine Michael and Lisa Vila Binh and Christine Vo Wall & Wall P.C. Julie Walter Doug and Sandy Warrick
Zakary Washburn ‘99 Edmund and Jennifer Waters Toni Watkins-Cline ‘82 Todd Weber Daniel and Kelli Wedin David and Debra Weiss West Coast Enterprises, Inc. West Linn Family Health Center, Inc. Gregg and Cindy White Stewart and Mary White Jeff and Judy Feltz Whitson ‘81 Brent and Linda Willis Matthew and Shannon Winningham Kimberly Wizer ‘93 Bob and Lucy Wojcicki Janet Woodside Clarence and Jane Worthington Anthony Zadan George Zadan David and Margaret Zeps Jonathan ‘01 and Kimberlee Schultz Zwick ‘01 Scarlet and Royal Club $1-$99 A Solid Foundation J.T. and J.R. Abel Marie Abijuru Gary and Jeanne Acker Kim and Barb Bingold Agrimson ‘79 Christopher and Peggy Altstock Ed and Carol Andersen Michael Anderson Mark and Catherine Anderson Trisha Andrews Anna’s Bridal Boutique, Inc. Justin Apa ‘96 Michele and Ronald Arnette John Bagdanoff ‘91 Christine ‘71 and Victor Baker Randy and Patty Schaefer Baldock ‘70 Louise and Richard Barakat Julie Barber Donna and Jim Barnes Barnes and Noble Father Bob Barricks Josh Barstow Ignatius and Ida Bauman Christopher and Maria Beardall Rob and Cyndi Becker Ronald and Josephine Becker Mark Becker William and Theresa Becker
Lucretia Benolken Gretchen Benolken Dan and Gerri Benski Leslie Bergamin ‘00 Steve ‘86 and Myriam Ceballos Berger ‘90 Eric and Lisa Weaver Bergeson ‘86 Carol Bernards-Sutherland Kevin ‘01 and Alison Berry Steve and Martha Bieker Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bieker Justin Bigelow Keith and Ceci Birchard Anna Jane Bjelland Brian and Tanya Blaser David Bloom Andy Bloom William and Jeananne Bloudek Stephanie Blumenson Leanne Borden Richard and Gloria Bosson Leo and Leigh Bottaini Craig Boughn ‘89 Timothy and Holly Bowman Richard and Dianne Boyer Paul ‘70 and Dianna Brink Cecil Brock ‘71 John and Peggy Brockamp Allison Brown and Justin Pieters Cliff and Barbara Brown Jeremy and Kristin Brown Cameron Brown ‘07 Stephanie and Michael Brown Jim and Toby Brown Nathaniel Brown Christopher and Suzi Brunelle Maureen Bruton-Unruh Mary Ann and David Bugni Marc Buker ‘08 Patrick Bullock ‘05 Daryl and Colleen Bullock Patrick and Susan Burke Jon and Glenda Bush Jennifer Butler Kevin Cach ‘05 Garrett Call ‘94 Rosemary Callahan Christopher and Gina Caruso Callipari ‘83 Joe ‘78 and Pam Cameron Ted ‘89 and Beth Cameron Michael and Rebecca Cantu Stephen and Jeannie Capellas Megan Carlson ‘00 Sam ‘86 and Christine Caruso ‘86 Jack Beeson and Pegg Cassinelli-
Beeson ‘70 Christina and David Castaneda David C. Castaneda Socorro Castilleja Elaine Cate John Caughlan ‘99 Lynn and Mike Cavanagh Jennifer Cavender Ryan Cereghino ‘01 Julie Chapman Karle Lance and Sherri Charneski Rob Chavez and Susan Orr Sarah Chellis ‘08 Dee and Jeff Cheney Millard and Asami Christner Gloria Clark Matt Compo ‘00 Mary Beth Conaway Helen Connolly Sam and Maria Conratt Earl and Jeanette Cooper Jack Copher Guendolyn Allen Cornutt ‘71 Steve and Roseann Cotton Bryndon Coughlin ‘09 Frank and Kathleen Novak Courtnier ‘70 Paul and Sally Sears Crain ‘81 John and Nancy Craven William and Carolyn Criteser Kimberly Cullinan ‘00 William and Susan Curran Jerry and Bev Curtis Lora Dakin Brian D’Amore ‘09 Christopher Daschel ‘05 Lori Passadore Davies ‘86 Megan Davis ‘00 Salvador De La Cruz ‘00 Audrey Delegato Jeffrey and Amy Gilbertz Delegato ‘87 Dental Service and Repair Casey deSousa ‘04 Jaimee deSousa Steve Devaney Mike Devenney and Kathleen Bergquist Brian and Laura Devine Janise DeVoe David and Susan DeVoe Erin Dibala ‘00 Diane Brunengo Dieni ‘1972 Lynelle and Jason Dindia Steve and Kathy Olson Dolezal ‘78 Donald and Josephine Drain
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2010-2011 Event Sponsors ABC Roofing Co. Anesthesia Associates Northwest, LCC Gregg and Cindy White Atlas Track Marc F. Bianco, DMD Bellevue Asset Management, LLC Michael Vila ‘85 Justin Berry ‘05 Black Helterline, LLP David Streicher ’75, Attorney Bostford & Goodfellow, Inc. CB Interior Designs Cheryl Lisac Belozer ‘73 James and Jill Collier Columbia State Bank Cutter’s Hi-School Pharmacy Ronald and Tori Dulwick Joe and Barbara Eichhorn Elite Signs, Carlos Ceballos ’86 George Ceballos ‘86 Financial Reserve Greg ’72 and Myra Parrott Fujii Produce David and Joanna Pienovi William Hays and Susan-Unfred Hays ‘81 Robert and Jennifer Ducey Christopher Dukart ‘03 Amanda Durkee Judy ‘70 and Mike Dusenberry Mawganne Edwards Darrell and Patricia Ehl Jeremy and Lisa Eichner John and Sherri Eisel James Ell ‘08 Patrick ‘85 and Kristen Ell John Ellison ‘98 Stephen Ellison ‘00 Joe and Debbie Kocher Engel ‘71 Robin and Susan Engwall Kathy ‘70 and Dean Erickson Kendall Erickson Christina Erickson Martin and Camie Estes Michelle Eyres Mr. and Mrs. John Faherty Bruce and Barbara Fahlen Laura Feltz ‘81 Brian Ferrasci-O’Malley ‘00 Linda Ferrill The Firstman Household Megan Fitzgerald ‘00 Doug and Michelle Flagg Dan Floyd
Hecht Group Dan Hecht and Tricia Hecht-Glad Holloran Vineyards William and Eve Holloran Iron Gate Realty Group Mary Havlicek Pahl ‘80 Keller & Keller, P.C. William Keller, John Keller ’73 and David Keller ‘97 KPMG Rich Callahan La Salle Alumni Association William and Kimberly LaValley Mountain Hardwear Nike, Inc. Bernie ’79 and Pamela Pliska Norlift of Oregon Tom and Joan Leslie Northwest Cleaners OnHand Digital Graphics & Print Oregon Electric Group Jeff and Elizabeth Thiede Oregon Trail Restoration Marc Lisak ‘97 Paulson Investment Co.
Linsey Forni ‘00 Michael and Edith Foteff Tertia Freas Julie Freels Matthew French ‘00 Peggy ‘70 and Mark Frieze Katie Busch ‘00 Ted Fullmer ‘00 Kenneth and Dee Gaffke Susan Gallagher Keith and Monya Garner Brian ‘86 and Julie Pitts Gefroh ‘87 Madeline and Paul Gefroh Margaret Gender Rose and Tom Gibney Christopher Giesemann Elisabeth and Marlin Goebel Patricia Gomm Daniel Gosser ‘00 Vincent and Karrine Granato William and Leigh Grange Nic Granum ‘00 William Gregg ‘70 Stuart and Kristin Gunderson Loren ‘70 and Sherry Gwilliam Timothy Gwynn Mari and Thomas Hagen Brenda Hahn
Scott ’82 and Joell Hamersly Peter and Denise Jones Perkins Coie, LLP Brentley ’79 and Carrie Weber Bullock ‘79 RBC Wealth Management Chuck and Teresa Gall Dr. Mike ’80 and Robin Regan Security Signs, Inc. Shannon Landscaping Sigma Investments Space Age Fuel Jim ’77 and Linda Pliska State Farm Insurance Jason Zwick ’96, Agent Stein Oil Inc. Jay Bredl and Susan Stein Stoel Rives, LLP Sunset Garbage Collection , Steve Schwab ’73 and Carla Schwab Schaefer ‘80 Susan Smith, DMD, PC ‘76 Todd Construction True Value of Molalla Ronald and Tori Dulwick Wigwam Dan and Ann Wood
Scott and Marybeth Meyer Haliski ‘83 Patti Hall Annette Hallaux and Aubrey Compton Robert and Joan Halliday Thomas ‘82 and Mary Hallquist Roxanne Hallquist Shawn Hamilton Gary and Diane Hamman Lorraine and Larry Hamry David ‘82 and Lisa Hanemann Wesley Haner Nicolas Haney ‘04 Barbara Hanson Maria Hardaker ‘97 Travis Hardaker ‘00 Chris Harris ‘00 Judith Hassouneh Matthew Hauck ‘04 Kenneth and Sharon Haynes Stan and Jean Hays Colleen ‘70 and Richard Hayward Tim Healy ‘70 Hugh and Deborah Hegarty Dennis Henne Tim and Katie Hennessy William and Linda Herboth
Simon and Nannette Hernandez Ted Herzog Christopher Heuchert ‘00 Robert and Marlene Hill Sean and Margaret Hogan Nate Hoke ‘88 and Kim GreenHoke Deborah Holenstein Valerie ‘70 and Bruce Holiday Jim and Cheryl Hopkins Edward Hortsch ‘70 Diane Howard ‘70 Sally Howe Ken Hoyt Eric Hunt ‘03 Robert ‘86 and Tracey Imper Neal Iversen ‘10 Delores Jarrett Kathy Jensen Melinda Jette ‘86 Abby Johnson ‘00 Lindsey Johnson ‘70 Ted and Candace Johnson Travis Johnston Randy and Lori Bisio Karambelas ‘80 Bonni Kay Cameron Keeney ‘08 15
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Joseph ‘72 and Frances Miller Keller ‘71 Charles Keller ‘01 Bruce and Jo Ann Hoff Kiersey ‘71 Patricia Kirk Nicholas Kirkwood ‘01 Anna Klutho ‘09 Taylor C. Knoth ‘09 Anne Kolibaba Robert and Yvonne Kolln Kathryn Mueller Kolonic ‘98 Sharon Konieczny Kim Kopetz Paul Kraus ‘00 Janelle Walsh ‘00 Ann Krier Kristin Krueger Paul ‘89 and Michelle Krummenacker Austin Kummer ’09 Chris and Kira Goodwin Kvamme ‘00 Cynthia Lacuna ‘88 and Michael Perkins Remi Lacuna Pamela ‘70 and Richard LaMar Marieanne Lambert ‘70 Steve Landers Fran Landsness Mr. and Mrs. Paul Langdon Jr. Daniel and Sharon Larsen Barry & Laura Jacobs Larsen ‘87 Kaarina Larsen ‘00 James Lashbaugh Robin and Joanne Lashbaugh Erv Latincsics Cathryn Lawrence ‘00 Peter Lazuran ‘00 Jessie Lehmann ‘00 Nancy ‘79 and Pak-Ho Leong Aaron and Stephanie Leritz Steve and Mary Lynn Lines Steve ‘81 and Tracy Lisac Shannon Lisac ‘86 David ‘87 and Jennifer Flaherty Loboy ‘86 Merita Low Troy Lown ‘86 John and Margaret Luccio John and Shelly Luff Stephen ‘70 and Yvonne Lyons Jeff and Connie Macchione Ken and Anita Maes Mary Maes Thomas Maguigan ‘71 Tahir Mahmood ‘09 Rebecca Majerus
Tom ‘70 and Marianne Galluzzo Manning ‘71 George and Ginger Maranville Jerry and Pat Markesino Peter ‘00 and Erin Markgraf Tom and Arlene Marks Paul and Andrea Marshall ‘00 Marilyn Martin Pamela and Robert Matteson Chris Maulding ‘94 Colin Maulding ‘94 Richard ‘71 and Mary Lou McCann Bill ’73 and Kim McCarthy Anne and Paul McCoy Mark and Kathy Barnes McCurtain ‘70 Timothy and Cheryl McDaniel Victoria and Bruce McDonald Chuck and Joan Bernard McFadden ‘71 Jeremy McGlothin ‘09 Stacey Mckinnon ‘86 Ana Meekins Ramona Merritt Benjamin Meyer Todd Micciche ‘00 Max and Lori Miller Karen Mills Danielle and Eric Misché Mary A. Mitchael ‘70 Nancy Mitchell-Winn ‘79 Robert and Anne Modarelli Edward and Marilyn Siri Montecucco ‘70 Tyler Moore ‘00 Lisa and Matt Moran Brandon and Emmy Moran Bill ‘70 and LaVonne Morgan John and Heather Mott Carol Motz Charlotte Mullen James Mullins George and Donna Murphy Jonathan Myers ‘00 Christopher Nagel ‘08 Erin Neil ‘01 Mimi Nelson Sam and Karen Nervino Charles Newcomer ‘01 Tina Nguyen Joe Nick Henry and Kathleen Nishimura Randall Nix and Joette OresteNix Thomas and Margaret Nolan Rusty and Kristi Norton Benjamin Novak ‘07
Wendie Schelb Mankowski ‘71 Thomas and Jonlee Nunn Michael Oborn ‘08 Dave and Teresa Nado O’Brien Vana O’Brien Alanna and Gerry O’Brien Charlie and Doris O’Connor Thomas O’Dell ‘09 Mary O’Dell Bobby and Nicole O’Donnell Linus ‘87 and Elizabeth Oey Kevin and Lorrie O’Hollearn Laura and Jim O’Keefe Ben and Jennifer Keenan Olarte ‘91 Maureen Kiley Olds ‘79 Mary and Ronald Olsen Warren and Gwenda Olsen Darren and Tammy Olson John ‘00 and Lauren Opgenorth Darin Oreste David and Gwenda Richards Oshiro Carrie Owen and Christian Hogg Christopher Owings Steven and Karen Paden Sarah Padfield ‘00 Helen Parent Michael Pendergast ‘91 Howard and Barbara Perkin Joseph and Anne Pert David and Darcy Peterson John Peterson and Cindy Burress Tim Pham ‘00 Arlin and Loretta Phillipps Wendy Phoenix Jon ‘00 and Jenn Pienovi Chuck and Shirley Pietrok Thomas and Susan Pileggi Paul and Loriann Bosnjak Pimentel ‘81 Laura and Joe Pisaneschi Clinton Pitterle ‘00 Frank and Pat Portash Matt ‘79 and Jamie Powell James ‘94 and Kami Price James Prinslow Ann Pukstas Brian and Lisa Quinn Liz Raines ’02 Rose Ragnone Lois and Ken Ramsey Holly Ratliff Robert Rebagliati Christopher and Wendy Lou Redhouse
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Jon and Joyce Renner ‘70 Jacqueline Rhemrev ‘00 Debra Richardson Daniel Riler Ken ‘71 and Nicole Ritz Peter and Ronda Robles Carolyn and Michael Rockwell Mike Rosborough ‘71 Heinz and Iris Rudolf James Ruppa and Barbara Simon Mani Saber Lynn Salisbury Mary Ellen Salomone Robin Schaefer Thomas and Debra Wetzel Schaffer ‘70 Pam Scherzinger-Bodle ‘70 and Marshall Bodle Todd Schiffman Jerry Schlechter ‘77 Joanie Schlechter Will Schlecter Zachary Schoonover Heidi Schraner ‘70 Peter Schraner ‘86 Robert ‘72 and Lucy Schreiber Kathleen Schultz Dean Scrutton ‘00 Mark ‘78 and Vicki Sears Jason Setera ‘86 Kay Shaw Jeanne Sheppard Brittany Sidoff ‘00 Christopher and Polly Sierk Mike ‘86 and Barbara Sirianni Erin ‘00 and Aaron Skillings Catherine Smith Lewis and Kathleen Snader Mike Soberanis Ryan Soberanis ‘08 Doug and Terri Schmich Solazzo ‘74 South Waterfront Dental, LLC Robert and Barbara Sovey Janelle ‘70 and John Spencer David and Laura Sweet Spirlin ‘78 Frank and Alice Spitulski Walter Spriggs Richard St. Hilaire Doreen Stangel ‘70 Bob and Pat Stasi Michelle Stewart William and Judy Stone Elisabeth Sturm
2010-2011 honor roll of contributors Denise Sunseri ‘77 Kimberly Superneau Gary ‘71 and Judy Swoboda Madelyn Sykes ‘03 Vinh Tang ‘07 Karen and George Tarnasky Dale and Anna Terry Dave and Jami Terry Enrico and Mary Teylan Vince Thekkedom ‘91 Catherine and Phillip Thielen Mary Tobin Doug Tollefson Robert Towns and Jill Skok Luat Tran and Tiffany Do Niki Phelan Treinen ‘72 David Underriner Ken and Dixie Unruh Kathy Van Alfred and Ann Van Domelen Fred and Cindy Van Drimmelen Ann Van Horn Steven and Linda Vancil Suzan Vaughan Michael and Ann Kahl Visscher ‘71 Nicholetta and Peter Vlandis Rich Wagner ‘70 Jessica Wasko ‘10 Lilian ‘00 and Nicholas Watt Kara Watterson ‘00 We-Be Construction Jacob Weber ‘07 Patty Weber Michael and Julia Werner Rob and Diane Wernli Aaron Whalen ‘01 Kathy Whitfield ‘70 Otto Wild and Atty Zschau Michael & Jennifer Oenning Wilkerson ‘00 Kim Williams ‘70 Stewart and Allyson Williams Tony Williamson ‘70 Teresa and Mark Willis Wendy Wimer Doug ‘77 and Debbie Wolf Ralph and Theresa Bartel Wooden ‘72 William and Mary Kay Worsley Humphrey Yap ‘94 Mark and Teresa Yohn Sonia Yoshino Vincent and Val Yoswick Anthony Zadan ‘99 Gene and Claire Zimmerman John ‘00 and Lindsay Zogas Joshua ‘99 and Tiffany Zwick
Annual Giving gets boost from class of 1973 La Salle alumni from some of the first graduating classes are playing a pivotal role in providing scholarships for deserving students. Beyond generously supporting the school’s commitment to provide opportunities to motivated students regardless of their ability to pay, they are challenging fellow alumni to join their efforts. This fall, La Salle Prep welcomed its largest freshman class in more than 15 years. As more families discover the remarkable benefits of Lasallian education, La Salle is more in need of alumni support to provide accessibility for those students who qualify for financial aid. In 2008-2009 the Advancement Office proposed a matching gift challenge to a group of alumni from 1972 and 1973 to encourage alumni and their parents to participate. The group embraced the challenge and raised $20,000 through donations from classmates and alumni parents from 19701974. These donations were inspired by a $10,000 matching gift challenge established by a small group of lead donors from the classes 1972 and 1973. For every gift of $250 or more from an alumni parent or member of the classes of 1970-1974, this group matched the gift, up to $10,000. Thirteen percent of the gifts received from this matching gift challenge were from first-time donors and 42% of donors increased their previous donation amount. The challenge’s success inspired this 1973 alumni group to join together again in March 2011 to discuss keeping the challenge going to provide sustainable funding for La Salle. In effect, this group committed to raising $10,000 per year for four years, a total of $40,000, through donations from their class to provide scholarship assistance for one student to attend La Salle for four years. In just three weeks, the group secured $10,000 for the first year. Since the announcement, which was made at the annual auction on April 9, 2011, members of the classes of 1972 and 1979 have announced plans to develop similar programs. Additionally, La Salle launched a new campaign designed for young alumni and first-time donors called the Falcon Access Network (FAN) or the “$12 x 12 program.” For just $12 per month for 12 months, donors contribute $144 a year toward the Annual Giving Program. For more information on FAN or to start a class competition, please contact Director of Alumni Relations Liz Raines ’02 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.353.1425.
Class of 2011 Congratulations to the 148 remarkable graduates of the Class of 2011 who earned a record-breaking $11.4 million in college scholarships. Valedictorian
Lucas L. Bengtson
Erin M. Dunn
Zach Davidson Big Brother/Big Sister Awards
Theresa M. Folkins Nat’l Merit Scholarship Award
Lucas L. Bengtson Nat’l Merit Commended Scholars
Zachary A. Buschbach Sierra N. Fitch Rachel K. Silver
Erin M. Dunn Recel R. Delos Reyes Perfect ACT Score
Lucas L. Bengtson Departmental Awards of Excellence
Religious Studies: Theresa M. Folkins English: Rachel K. Silver
Lucas L. Bengtson Zachary A. Buschbach Theresa M. Folkins Parker A. Kimball Teresa J.J. Seger Rachel K. Silver
Mathematics: Lucas L. Bengtson Science: Lucas L. Bengtson Social Studies: Joshua M. Cleary French: Cory P. Albin Spanish: Theresa M. Folkins German: Nicole A. Sidebotham
Alumni Association Award
Drama: Emily C. Biggs
Lauren A. Bené Neal D. Budde
Nicholas C. Granato Art: Jeremy S. Kuehn
The FSC Award
Augustin W. Oaks
Music: Neal D. Budde Physical Education: Matthew D. Spirlin
Michael Gloden Award
Recel R. Delos Reyes De La Salle Award
Erin M. Dunn Dorothy Day Humanitaraians
Lauren A. Bené Shashana R. Packus Grace E. Powell
Technology and Media: Matthew T. Young Yearbook: Tristan M. Payne
Falcon Teams Compete Fall 2011 Post-season La Salle’s boys’ cross country, girls’ cross country, football and volleyball teams won their respective conference championships in fall 2011 and all six Falcon varsity fall programs competed in the post-season. Boys’ cross country won their sixth consecutive conference title, placing first overall out of seven teams at the Tri-Valley Conference Championships. All seven La Salle runners finished in consecutive order, and took fourth through tenth places. The girls’ cross country team edged out Molalla for the conference title; it was La Salle’s first since 1984. The Falcons took first, second and fifth. La Salle’s boys and girls’ cross country teams each placed fourth at the OSAA 4A State Championships in Eugene. Boys' soccer defeated Cascade 2-1 in the first round of the OSAA 4A state playoffs on Nov. 8. The game went to penalty kicks, which La Salle won 7-6. La Salle traveled to Phoenix on Nov. 12 for a quarterfinal match against the top-rated team in the state. The game was tied until the final five minutes, when Phoenix fired a shot in the top corner of the net ending the Falcons’ run. Girls' soccer defeated visiting McLoughlin 6-0 in the play-in round and lost to Henley 4-2 in overtime in the OSAA 4A state playoffs. The volleyball team won the Tri-Valley Conference title on Oct. 20 with a 3-0 win at Gladstone. The Falcons’ 9-1 conference record earned them the top seed from the TVC and a date with the Cowapa League’s fourth seed, Yamhill-Carlton on Oct. 29. The Falcons swept the Tigers 3-0, winning the final 11 points of the third set. La Salle lost 3-0 to Hidden Valley in the first round of the OSAA 4A state playoffs. The Falcon football team completed the third undefeated regular season (9-0) in school history. La Salle defeated Yamhill-Carlton and Roosevelt in their first two post-season games and beat visiting North Bend 32-30 on a 27-yard field goal as time expired. The win sent La Salle to their first semifinal game in 26 years. At press time, La Salle was scheduled to play Elmira in the semifinals at Hillsboro Stadium. For the latest Falcon athletics news, visit www.lsprep.org/AthleticPrograms.
Liz Raines ’02
News Faces On Campus La Salle Prep welcomed five new staff members in fall 2011. Amber Chambers and Amy Moore joined La Salle to implement the new Signum Fidei (Signs of Faith) program for students with learning differences. Chambers is a Signum Fidei teacher and Moore is the coordinator and lead teacher. Kate Nichols is the new physics teacher as part of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Academy launched in fall 2010. Liz Raines ’02 returned to La Salle Prep as the director of alumni relations and Angela DeCosta is the new admissions assistant. “Big Brother” Bill Retires (again) Bill George (pictured with his wife Pat) served as teacher, baseball coach, counselor, dean of students, and principal of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory for 35 years. He has mentored countless teachers, students and staff - many of whom he calls family. During his retirement celebrations in 2011, many people shared how much they learned from George over the years and many confessed they often ask themselves “What would Bill do?” before they make difficult decisions. George retired as principal in 2007, but returned to the school part-time as the school’s director of facilities for the past few years. In fact, he continues to help the school on a project basis. La Salle principal Tom Dudley shared his thoughts on following in George’s footsteps, “As soon as I arrived at La Salle, I realized I was standing on the shoulders of my predecessor, Bill George. His leadership has left an enduring mark on the culture of the school. Many people talk about the mission, but Bill George lives the mission. Persistent in his efforts, yet quiet in his demeanor, Bill is a model for us all.” To celebrate his retirement, George participated in the Lasallian Vandu Paaru program in India during summer 2011. In honor of his 35 years of servant leadership, the school established a named scholarship fund, the Bill George Scholarship Fund, which will provide tuition assistance for La Salle students. “We knew establishing a scholarship to assure access to a student who would not be able to attend La Salle without financial assistance would be perfect. This is a gift that embraces the foundation of the Lasallian mission and embodies Bill’s 35 years of faith-based service,” said La Salle President Denise L. Jones. For more information about the Bill George Scholarship Fund, contact Katie Allen at 503.353.1426 or email@example.com. 20
Lasallian Educator of the Year The Lasallian Educator of the Year award honors a La Salle Prep employee who exemplifies the ideals of St. John Baptist de La Salle, and who models the founder’s values in her life and in her work. Theresa Stuhrman, who has been teaching for 31 years and has been at La Salle Prep for 13 years, was selected by her peers as the Lasallian Educator of the Year. Stuhrman earned her degree from Washington State University and has spent all but two years of her teaching career at Catholic schools. One colleague who nominated Stuhrman for this honor wrote, “She models the values she teaches, respecting the individual and seeing the best in each student. Her faithful participation on Journey retreats also demonstrates her tangible and faithful commitment to the mission and to La Salle’s students.” She is described by her colleagues as the “epitome of a Lasallian big sister; kind, caring, compassionate, always positive, and always has a smile on her face; always offers help to all, deeply concerned about all students; lives the mission in school and out; a gift to our school – the most likely to volunteer for work behind the scenes.” “I am still in awe and humbled that I was selected for this amazing honor. I work with such an incredible group of people everyday who make me a better person by how they live their lives,” said Stuhrman.
In Memoriam Please remember in your prayers the following members of the La Salle community who have passed away . . .
La Salle Alumni Laura Gratton Abshire ’79 Mary Wetzel Anderson ’80 Nicholas Gefroh ‘88 Todd Bradley Mannelin ’91 Susan Schibel ‘84 James ( Jim) McBane ’70, son of Fred and Alice ( Jean) ; brother of Steve ’71; Dennis and Patty ’74; father of Joy Kokjohn, Mari VanSyckle, Jason and Christina; grandfather of seven and uncle of 10.
La Salle Parents Millard Becker Margaret Mary Beko Rob Burnett Edna Burns Margaret Dieringer Jack Elwood Daniela Gutcheck Fortun Patricia Ann Gottsch Eva Hoff Arthur Lewis David Joe Lockner Mildred “Millie” Manion Thomas Andrew “Tommy” O’Neill Mary Therese “Tessie” Pliska Edward Schechtel Violet Rigotti Stickel Karen Lea Walter
La Salle Faculty & Staff Richard Redding
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Enter to Learn. Leave to Serve La Salle Prep students and staff answered the call to serve through extraordinary works of service this past year. Irv Latincsics, Stephanie Blumenson and Bill George participated in the Lasallian service trip to India. Blumenson, La Salle’s director of service, describes service as an opportunity to witness one’s commitment to Christian values, become a socially aware citizen while also fulfilling practical and specific needs in a community. Blumenson (pictured above with Bill George) described her time in India, “I am so glad I came to India. I know how truly blessed I am and I’m so thankful for this opportunity. I fell in love with those boys and felt God’s presence in them. This trip will be with me forever.” Bill George shares her sentiments, “I was so impressed by the efforts of the Brothers and their partners for the people of southern India. They are truly doing the work of the Founder. ‘Salvation through education’ for all is at the core of their vocation and it is bringing remarkable results to needy, loving and grateful people,” explained George. Sophomore Joslynn Bigelow (top left) volunteered during summer 2010 with the TOPSoccer program for children with disabilities who want to participate in team sports. She helped teach soccer skills and coach the participants. Senior Zach Nuhring (above left) managed his Eagle Service Project by cleaning and re-striping the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church parking lot. La Salle’s Eagle Scouts include 2011 graduates Noel Oishi, Jeremy Kuehn, John Lien, Spencer Savage, Ty Symonds, Nick Colton and Josh Cleary. Sophomore Natalie Burke (above left) participated in Youth with a Mission. She worked on a peach line to sort fruit, dry and package peaches to send to hungry people throughout the world. Her group sorted 763,000 pounds of peaches (a record). “I loved the place and saw a whole new perspective of food I feel most people overlook. I also haven’t touched a peach since,” said Burke. Senior Rachel Kane (bottom left) and Tess Seger ’11 volunteered with Catholic Charity’s summer program tutoring refuge children. Seger worked with a girl from the Sudan and Kane worked with two boys from Iraq. “Volunteering with these children this summer was definitely a highlight and I was sad to say goodbye to them,” explained Kane.
Carly ’10, freshman Kate and senior Elise Christoferson (above) traveled to Thika, Kenya, to volunteer at The Karibu Centre run by Orphans Overseas. “Despite the ten, sometimes eleven, hour days, each night we were anxious to go back to the centre so we could play with the students, love the babies, and converse with the staff,” said Carly Christoferson. Amber Chambers and Stephanie Blumenson attended La Salle’s first L’Arche Immersion (above right) with seniors Alexa Bryant-Capellas, Teresa Casper, Sarah Holmes, Noah Banks and Maddie Mott; juniors Jenna Moffat and Jeni Lidster; and sophomores Travis Root and Krysta Brunelle. They worked on the farm in Tacoma for three days with the L’Arche community. La Salle students experienced what it means to be part of a meaningful community rooted in Christ’s message to love one another. They recognized what it means to offer your unique, God-given gifts to others. Recent 2011 graduates Grace Powell and Haley Wayt (above right) traveled to Guatemala City to live and work in an orphanage for a week, playing with the kids and working in the surrounding community. Each afternoon they helped facilitate activities including face painting and soccer matches. “We fell in love with the culture and the people and we cannot wait to return next summer,” said Powell. Sophomore Parker Wilson (above right) participated in a project focused on feeding starving people in third world countries. His group dried and packaged over 27,000 pounds of fruit and Wilson said he plans to help again next year. Since August 2010, freshman Josh Hamman (bottom right) has volunteered at the FIDO (Friends Involved in Dog Outreach) Food Bank. The food bank is open every third Saturday of the month and Hamman helps process orders and carries completed orders for clients. “Through service, La Salle Prep develops intelligent, caring, academically prepared leaders who understand the value of community and the rewards that come from giving of oneself,” Blumenson explained.
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John Bernard ’73 has a book being published by John Wiley & Sons titled Business at the Speed of Now that will be in bookstores in North America by December 6, 2011. The book will be available in all eReader formats and an audio book is being produced. Members of the Class of 1979 celebrated their 50th birthdays at Oswald West State Park in August 2011. Below (left to right): Maureen Kiley Olds, Donna Sunseri Howard, Traci Watkins Mennis, Mary Ann Bitz Bugni, Nancy Mitchell Winn, Helen Yoswick Connolly and Colleen Morgan.
Liz Raines ’02, the new Director of Alumni Relations at La Salle, graduated from the University of San Diego with a BA in Communications Studies. She then spent a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Nashville, TN, working with homeless teens. She joins La Salle after working in fundraising and volunteer development at the Girl Scouts. Mallory Gordon ’03 married Greg Tyler on Sept. 25, 2011, at the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon (left). Gordon is a development coordinator at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation in Portland.
1980s Wes Sedlacek ’89 received certification as a Board Certified Chaplain, which required 1,600 clinical hours. He serves as Samaritan Albany General Hospital’s Chaplain Manager and lives in Lebanon with wife Carol.
1990s Matthew Dickman ’93 will release a second poetry collection in 2012. His first full-length collection, All American Poem, won the 2008 American Poetry Review/ Honickman First Book Prize in Poetry. Dustin Park ’98 won an Outstanding Historical Programming-Long Form Emmy at the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Awards in September 2011 as a producer of Witness: Katrina. Audrey Crippen ’99 and Curtis Stoecklin ’00 were married June 11, 2011, in the chapel at the Grotto in Portland, Oregon (left). The newlyweds are living in Portland. 24
Kira Goodwin Kvamme ’00 became the Account and Public Relations Manager for SportsOne in July 2011. Prior to joining the SportsOne team, Kvamme spent six years managing constituent relations and fundraising events for a non-profit where she helped raise more than $1 million. She graduated with honors from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s in public relations.
Daniel Toole ’03, a University of Oregon School of Architecture graduate, won the AIA 2010 Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship and traveled to Australia and Japan last year focusing on revitalizing city alleys. This year he won the Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship and will be in Europe for a ten-week research study. Michael Pierce ’03 is attending Harvard Law School after graduating from the University of Oregon (pictured at left with his proud mom Mary Jo). He recently completed the highly-competitive and demanding MATCH Corps’ Urban Education fellowship program of public service in Boston.
alumni updates Michael Wetherbee ’03 (below) was presented his “Wings” by his parents at a graduation ceremony at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma in February 2011. He received awards for academics and leadership. Wetherbee relocated to Philadelphia where he will be flying a KC-10 “Extender” out of JB McGuire AFB. Chris Mitchell ’04 has paintings featured on his website at maybesomethingfromnothing.blogspot.com. Hayley Sales ’04 recorded two albums, including her latest When the Bird Became a Book at GlassWing Studios in British Columbia. Visit hayleysales.com.
Hannah Silver ’08 was a finalist in the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof ’s Win-A-Trip essay contest in March 2011. Her essay explored how architecture contributes to healthy communities. Taylor Knoth ’09, an Oregon State junior, was featured in Sports Illustrated for winning the USA Racquetball’s national intercollegiate men’s singles title to earn a spot on the adult U.S. national team.
2010s Simon Robins ’10, a Portland State student, has artwork displayed under the artistic name of “Salmon Saul” at the satellite Powell’s on SE Hawthorne.
Kurt Iversen ’06, a University of Portland physics major, participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program at the National Institute for Standards and Technology in Boulder, CO. Chris Van Drimmelen ’06 married Melissa Keightley on August 26, 2011, at Gray Gables Estate in Milwaukie (left). Van Drimmelen graduated from Oregon State University in June and now works at OSU. Timothy Walsh ’06 graduated from Willamette University in May 2010 and spent a year working for a law firm in Portland. He entered Willamette Law in August 2011, is Downtown Chapel’s music co-director and Youth Choir accompanist at St. Joseph’s in Salem. Brittney Byrne ’07, a student teacher with Western Oregon University, is engaged to Richard McAleer. He proposed with a message in a bottle August 12, 2011, at the beach in Lincoln City, Oregon, where they had their first date 18 months before. The couple (left) will wed July 13, 2013.
Antoinette Santos ’10 gathered with La Salle students and alumni at the Young Entrepreneurs Business Week at Oregon State University. In attendance (photo above): juniors Austin Swift, Marcus Alfrey, Antonio Ranieri and Evan Olson (not pictured), Troy Coady ’05 and Denise Sunseri ’77. Holly Cisneros ’11 competed in the 2011 Champion AllAmerican Girls Showcase for girls’ lacrosse. Jaymes Jordan ’11 (below) represented La Salle with the Oregon Ambassadors of Music, which features over 250 members and a full band and choir, representing over 80 Oregon schools. The tour began with a three-day band camp in Portland and concluded in Germany.
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Bee Parisi’s Luncheon
The Ernie Journey
La Salle’s beloved first librarian, Bee Parisi, organized a luncheon at Portland’s Willamette View retirement community. All guests at that table had a connection to La Salle. They celebrated the school’s 45th anniversary with La Salle President Denise L. Jones.
La Salle’s drama instructor Ernie Casciato ’72 embarked on a monumental 30-week weight-loss challenge in 2010 to improve his health; inspire students who struggle with obesity; and, at the same time, benefit the legacy of La Salle’s performing and fine arts.
The group included in-laws, grandparents and family members of La Salle faculty and staff along with grandparents of current La Salle students.
The Ernie Journey videos featuring bi-monthly weighins at the doctor’s office and a trip to his favorite Italian restaurant on SE Division Street, Taste Unique, were posted on La Salle’s YouTube page (youtube.com/ LaSallePrep). Although Casciato’s personal weight loss journey continued after 30 weeks, The Ernie Journey officially ended on closing night of La Salle’s spring musical when he announced he had lost 101 pounds.
Congrats to Tyler and Sarah! High school sweethearts Tyler Paradis ’05 and Sarah Wagner ’06, who have been together since April of 2004, tied the knot at the Chapel of Christ the Teacher at the University of Portland on December 19, 2010. The couple honeymooned at Disney World and are now living in Ohio where Tyler is attending medical school.
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Following his announcement, school leaders honored him with the renaming of the theatre. For the 20112012 school year, the theatre will be known as the “Casciauditorium.” Congratulations to Casciato on his personal success and for raising more than $24,000 for the performing and fine arts.
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In summer 2011, Admissions Director Kam Kimball and French teacher Annette Hallaux traveled to France with thirteen La Salle students for a fascinating language and cultural immersion.