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GERRY ALEXANDER, ’58, ’64, received the Robert Gray Medal for his longtime contributions to Washington state and Pacific Northwest history. It is the highest award bestowed by the Washington State Historical Society. He is a retired justice of the Washington State Supreme Court.


BRUCE RICHARDS, ’65, has been inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Hall of Fame. He serves on the UW Golf Team Advisory Board and the Foster School of Business Advisory Board.

JIM PAUL, ’66, is co-founder and president of the Academy of Music Northwest. He conducts choral activities and teaches in the music studies curriculum.

BARBARA HELEN BERGER, ’68, had an exhibit this summer covering her 40-plus years as an artist. The show was on display at the new Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, which opened in June.


JAY MacLELLAN, ’70, has been named a Fellow of the Health Physics Society, a scientific organization that recognizes excellence in advancing the science and practice of radiation safety. He works at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland.

JANET PITTS BECKMANN, ’74, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., in recognition of her work advancing health care quality. She earned her doctorate in education and physiology from the UW.

ANGELIQUE HAUGERUD, ’74, is the author of a new book No Billionaire Left Behind, published by Stanford University Press. She is associate professor of anthropology at Rutgers University.


PENNIE CLARK IANNICIELLO, ’84, was presented the Jack D. Rittenhouse Award by PubWest, the leading trade association of small and medium-sized book publishers. She is the book buyer for Costco, and serves on the board of the King County Library System Foundation.

BRYAN EAGLE, ’86, has started the company Eagle Consultancy International. It works with manufacturing enterprises in Russia and neighboring Commonwealth of Independent states. Eagle lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and three children.

KAYLA MOHAMMADI, ’87, ’98, was selected to be part of the pilot program artist residency at the Joan Mitchell Foundation in New Orleans. Her work is being shown at galleries throughout the Southwest.


MARK C. CHILDS, ’91, received the 2013 Place Book Award from the Environmental Design Research Association for his book Urban Composition: Developing Community Through Design. Childs is professor of architecture at the University of New Mexico.

ARNE MICHALSON, ’91, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology.

KATHRYN YAMAMOTO, ’92, was honored with a Community Hero Award by California State University, Fresno’s College of Health and Human Services for her many years of providing physical therapy to children throughout rural Fresno County.

SHANZYING ZEN, ’93, ’94, has been named a Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering. Zeng works for Boeing Research and Technology’s environmental technology’s organization.

MALIHA MASOOD, ’94, has written a travelogue about Pakistan titled Dizzy in Karachi. Masood grew up in Karachi.

ANDREW TURK, ’92, has been included in the Best Lawyers of 2013 and Southwest Superlawyers 2013. He works for a national law firm in Phoenix.


ANNE FENTON, ’04, received the 2013 Brink Award from the UW’s Henry Art Gallery. It honors emerging artists age 35 and under in Washington and British Columbia.

TAYLOR M. HOLTZ, ’05, completed U.S. Navy basic training at the Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

GRACE KIM, ’06, was appointed by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, ’92, to a three-year term on the Seattle Planning Commission. She is an architect and co-founder of Schemata Workshop, Inc.


ERIN FEENEY, ’12, has curated an exhibit at the Museum of History and Industry called Still Afloat: A
 Contemporary History of Seattle’s Floating 
Homes. The exhibit runs until Nov. 3.

FRANCESCA RENOUARD, ’13, received the National Scholarship Award of the Thornton Tomasetti Foundation. She was presented with $10,000 to pursue a master’s degree in structural engineering.