Class Notes | Obituaries
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Genevieve Hokanson '04 married Ryan White on August 1, 2009 in Indian Wells, Calif. They have been together four years and were joined by several Bronco's to help them celebrate! Samantha Bartholomew '03 was a bridesmaid. Also attending: Brendan Bartholomew '04; Craig Corica '04, Melissa Coria '04. The couple lives in Cathedral City, Calif.
Amanda Villegas '04 currently works in marketing at Carnegie Hall and was just named Executive Director of MetroWest Opera based out of Boston, Mass.
Miranda (Mestas) Vatterott '04 and Timmy Vatterott welcomed their second child, Benicio Tomás, on Feb. 20, 2009. He joins older sister, Estela Patricia.
Monica Vasquez ’04 writes, "After 10 years together, we finally tied the knot in Sedona, AZ on May 17, 2014. What a beautiful backdrop..."
Danielle Perkins '04 and Nicolas Tully were married on Aug. 3, 2012, in Sonoma. Fellow alum who joined them include Paula (Kozlak) Larson '86, Sue (Kozlak) Richards '88, Toby Richards '88, David Hatfield '91, Claire Elam '04, Chrissy Kennedy '04, Holly (Bettencourt) Moraes '04, Brandina (Morrison) Jersky '04, Meredith (Groff) Rietdorf '04, David Rietdorf '04, Hannah Hepfer '05, and Colleen Skinner '06. Danielle and Nick live in San Francisco.
Sarah Snyder M.S. R.D. '04 is a sports nutritionist at Athletes' Performance and has worked with high school to elite and pro athletes for the last 3 years. She recently relocated from Arizona to the newest location in Frisco Texas. Sarah also serves as the team nutritionist for the Memphis Grizzlies.
Erin Chambers '04 married Jenner Smith in San Diego in late 2008. Fellow alums Shantel Dunning '04, Paulina Khokhlova '04 and Kaitlin Gregory '04 were in the wedding party. Erin is currently the editor of citysearch.com in San Diego. Jenner works for the Port of San Diego. They currently reside in San Diego, CA.
Oscar Silva '04 received his PhD in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA. As a Medical Scientist Training Program participant, he will be returning to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to complete his medical training.
Stephanie (Flint) Shaire '04 and husband Michael Shaire welcomed a baby boy, Elliot, on June 2, 2011.
Stephanie (Flint) Shaire '04, husband Michael Shaire and big brother Elliot welcomed baby Ethan on March 15, 2013. The family lives in Charlotte, NC.
Jason Tola '04 and Lindsey Scott-Florez '04, JD '09 were married October 2, 2010 in a small ceremony in Palo Alto. Several fellow Broncos were on hand to celebrate with the happy couple including maid of honor Missy Scott-Lorentz '06, Danielle Fontaine '04, Nariman Shariat '04, Michael LaPeter '04, Hendrick Pohl '04, Lindsay Westby '04, and Laurie (Millar) Altchul '04, Naomi Pease JD '08, and Jason Stimac JD '09. The couple lives in San Francisco.
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Ashley (Ritchie) Schwarm ’04 and her husband, Conor, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son, Noah Jeffrey, on Oct. 9, 2013. Noah joins his older brother, Mark Brian (8-29-11).
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In April 2013, Noelani Sallings '04 joined San Jose Jazz as director of business development. This organization has been around for more than a quarter of a century focusing on education, performance, and music.
Noelani Sallings '04 has been elected to the board of the Santa Clara Unified School District. Sallings helped organize “Walk for Education” to raise awareness of budget cuts and was a key contributor to the reorganization and redirection of the Santa Clara Schools Foundation, for it to focus on working more directly with the children they fund and improve their fundraising results.
Ashley Ritchie ’04, former opinion editor for her college newspaper at Santa Clara University, is an anchor at KMPH Fox 26, covering the Midwest. She received the 2005 Spot News Story of the Year from the Missouri Broadcaster's Association for her coverage of the Greg Norman murder trial. That same year, she also won first place for her investigative story on DWI checkpoints in Springfield. Ritchie's first children's book, Mr. Pickles Paints the Town, was released in March 2013.
Carol Reiley ’04 has written a children's book, Making a Splash. Combining her engineering problem-solving skills with a desire to help kids unlock their potential, Reiley tested drafts of her book in classrooms and homes across the country before crowdsourcing its publication. For now, Reiley hopes Making a Splash will help young readers understand that “it’s not about how smart you are; it’s about how smart you can become,” and to view failure as a stepping stone to greater things, not a stumbling block. Read more in fyi.
Mirela and Nicholas Radov MBA '04 are delighted to announce the birth of their second child, Una Loren Radov. She arrived on 10/05/2010 and weighed 8lbs 5oz. Both mother and baby are doing fine. The family also recently moved to Los Gatos.
Sara (Tobin) Raby ’04, husband, Chris Raby, and 2 year old son, Sean Liam welcomed daughter Sydney Quinn Raby on October 27, 2013. They live in Newark, Calif.
Jacey Prupas ’01, J.D. ’04, an associate in the Reno office of Snell & Wilmer, has been appointed to the Nevada Board of Bar Examiners. Her three-year term began in April. She previously served as a Nevada Bar Exam Grader from 2006 to 2008.
Prupas focuses her practice in general commercial litigation. She has experience with all stages of litigation, including pretrial discovery, trial, appellate work and alternative dispute resolution. Prupas’ practice includes representing businesses in all types of contract disputes, complex tort actions and product liability matters. She also has extensive experience with personal injury actions, both for plaintiffs and defendants.
Prupas received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Santa Clara University. Also licensed in California, she is a member of the American Bar Association and the Northern Nevada Women’s Lawyer’s Association, for which she served as a board member from 2005 to 2011. She has been recognized for several years as a Nevada Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Chris Phipps '88, M.A. '04 and his wife, Corinne, welcome the birth of the their daughter Lucille Katharine on April 14, 2011. The Family lives in San Jose.