Trace McKellips ’17, Jennifer MacDonald, and Field Lead Kristen Andrews ’08 survey the Upper Keechelus Lake mitigation site for WSDOT’s wetlands monitoring internship program.
Not so long ago, the mud on Kristen Andrews’ clothes might have been flour instead.
Andrews ’08 was working as a pastry chef when she realized it was time for a change. Tired of being cooped up in a kitchen and starting work well before dawn, Andrews decided to pursue a career in biology.
I. A GIFT FROM THE PAST
Alex McCarty reaches a few inches forward, picks up a curved knife, and digs into a wooden figure that will soon greet guests to Evergreen’s new Fiber Arts Studio. At the same time, he reaches back through the centuries for inspiration.
This is the part of carving Alex ’00, MiT ’02 likes best: When the beauty hidden below the surface begins to emerge.
In a garage-turned-classroom, Melanie White ’14 looks on as Eder Nuñez ’17 leads a literacy info session.
Why would a combo of Evergreen students and Olympia community groups convert a garage at a mobile home park into a classroom and outfit it with computers and a movie screen? It’s all part of an ambitious plan to enable residents of the Hillside community in Centralia, Wash. to improve their economic outlook through literacy, access to computer technology, and affordable home ownership.
Nate Gilman ’10, MES ’13, serves as operations officer on the NOAA ship Pisces, which monitors reef populations along the East Coast. Gilman works as an interpreter and liaison between the ship’s science party and its blue-collar crew.
We’re excited to announce that the following four Evergreen alumnae and friends won a FitBit™ for taking part in our CASE magazine survey:
- Joslyn Baker
- Dianna Caley ’90
- Linda Jo Demery ’85
- Clarisse Leong ’94
Congratulations to our contest winners. And thanks to everyone who responded!