Debra (Gil ’94) Muniz was honored this past summer by the Orange County Human Relations Council for developing a 12-week tolerance program called “Celebrating our Differences” and was presented with a $500 check at the Newport Mesa Unified School District meeting. Debra also received a $4000 grant for a multi-cultural classroom library from the Newport Mesa School Foundation.
Breanna Archer ’02 is enjoying the MFT program at Pepperdine University, is continuing to work as a behavioral therapist for children with autism, and is getting married next June! Congratulations, Breanna!
Neal Thomas ’98 is Project Manager for Specialized Marketing Services in Irvine, and Shannon (Pickens ’98) Thomas is teaching at Gardena Valley Christian School (6th, 7th, and 8th grade science) and also coaching girls volleyball and cheerleading!
DeAnna Griffin ’01 is the Director of the After-School Program at Truman Benedict Elementary School in San Clemente.
Tricia Campagna ’96 will be teaching Psychological Testing as an Adjunct Professor in our SPS Psychology program.
Tonia Vojtkofsky ’01 is both recovering from a serious auto accident and looking forward to beginning the Psy.D. program at Rosemead School of Psychology this fall.
After serving Vanguard University for many years as Programmer/Analyst, Alicia (Baldwin ’98) LaJoie has been offered a job as a Technical Support Specialist by Sungard Bi-Tech at the Vashon Island, Washington office. Sungard Bi-Tech is the company that produces VUSC’s educational software package, and the job offer is a recognition of Alicia’s excellent work! Congratulations and best wishes! (7/30/02)
Deanna (Wilson ’94) Wahlheim is completing the MFT program at Chapman University. She will be taking her oral exam for advancement this summer.
Anita (Berg ’92) Hernandez is working as a Manager in the Purchasing Department at Miller Brewing Company. Anita and husband Edwin have “two beautiful and enthusiastic” children: Michael is six and Christy is three! Anita and family live in Corona, CA.
Colleen Knox ’88 is in private practice full-time as an LCSW (licensed clinical social worker). David Richards ’89 is also an LCSW, providing counseling services for a juvenile recovery group home, training the county’s child welfare workers on child abuse issues, teaching at a community college, and working for a private non-profit agency that provides counseling services to the community. Colleen and David have an eight-year-old daughter, Megan!