2007-2008

 

Chris Overland ('07) After taking on the Crow’s Nest research projects two summers in a row, he had his fill of peace and quiet so he took on the challenge of teaching high school. He is currently teaching high school sciences to at-risk youth at a Christian alternative school in Bellevue, WA. Check it out at www.eastsideacademy.org.

Deanna Leigh (ENVS ’07) Spent several years in a variety of field positions, including leading a team in conservation work in Southwestern Arizona, and assisting scientists with various research projects at state parks in Minnesota. She also spent nine months doing environmental education at a marine location in South Carolina. Beginning in summer 2012 Deanna became team leader for the field researchers working on bird damage to fruit with  Prof. Karen Steensma. She is currently beginning a graduate program related to the bird work, at Western Washington University. (http://birddamagetofruitcrops.info/)

Kathleen Feenstra (nee Campbell) (’07) Since graduation, she has worked as a seasonal research technician at Integrated Crop Management Services, and as a lab technician at Abbotsford Veterinary Clinic/Canadian Pacific Genetics.

Greg Stopps (’07) was a teaching assistant in the TWU Hawaiian botany course in May 2008. Later in the summer he will be beginning his Master’s degree at UBC working on the little things that make plants possible– mycorrhizae.