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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Powell Scholars Alumni

2014 Powell Alumni Event
2014 Southern California Alumni Dinner
Front Row: Margaret Francisco, Seema Ghatnekar, Jillian Hall, Kendra Consiglio, Cynthia Wagner Weick, Rosana Abeyta-Torres, Collin Grant
Back Row: Christopher Goff, Grant Hollis, Mike Abrams
2013 Powell Alumni Event
2013 Southern California Alumni Dinner
Front Row: Seema Ghatnekar, Cynthia Wagner Weick, Maggie Francisco, Rosana Abeyta-Torres
Back Row: Mike Abrams, Grant Hollis

Alumni Events

Alumni of the Powell Scholars Program are given various opportunities to meet with their former director and current students, such as a dinner in Southern California and some cultural events. This is a time for alumni of the program to keep in touch and catch up on their careers and activities since graduating from Pacific.

Where Are They Now?

Entered 2010

Bea Woods City Year Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Christina Klein Social Media Consultant, Klein Graphics Oakly, CA
Jimmy Kraft Pursuing Second Major in Music Composition, Pacific Stockton, CA
John Johnson Band Teacher, Amador and Argonaut High Schools Amador County, CA
Jonathan Huang Pursuing DDS, USC Los Angeles, CA
Sarah Wong Pursuing DDS and Ph.D in Neuroscience, UCSF San Francisco, CA
Shelly Zeiser Music Therapist, Melodic Connections Cincinnati, OH

Entered 2009

Alex Edfort Golf Asisstant, Neshanic Valley Golf Course
Pursuing Career as Professional Golfer
Neshanic Station, NJ
Alexis DuClos Operations Coordinator, Ashoka's Youth Venture Washington, D.C.
Alicia Still General Education Instructor, San Joaquin Valley College Modesto, CA
Andrew Mendoza Business Analyst, Cisco
Pursuing Masters in Data Analytics, Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Ann Tran Pursuing J.D., UC Irvine School of Law Irvine, CA
Brianna Juhrend Masters in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan
Engineer, Carollo Engineers
Ann Arbor, MI
Sacramento, CA
Carolyn Dozsa Engineer, PMC-Sierra Sunnyvale, CA
Chris Buller Engineer, HDR Inc., Dam Division Folsom, CA
Collin Grant Attending Law School, UCLA Los Angeles, CA
Genevieve Murphy Student Teacher of Music, Martin Luther King Elementary School Stockton, CA
Jillian Hall Pursuing Masters in Speech-Language Pathology, San Diego State San Diego, CA
Nadia Shaheen Pursuing DDS, UCSF San Francisco, CA
Scott Tyler Engineer, Edwards Lifesciences Irvine, CA

Entered 2008

Amanda Tsoi Pursuing DDS, Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Anastasia Uskova Kennedy Scholarship Winner
J.D., McGeorge School of Law

Sacramento, CA
Ben Larson Pursuing Ph.D in Physical Therapy, Pacific Stockton, CA
Dhir Patel Pursuing DDS, Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Youngberg Masters in Higher Education, College of William & Mary
Pursuing J.D., Golden Gate University
Williamsburg, VA
San Francisco, CA
Kelsey Negrete Pursuing Masters in Speech-Language Pathology, Pacific Stockton, CA
Kendra Consiglio Pursuing Ph.D in Physical Therapy, USC Los Angeles, CA
Kris Mendoza Pursuing DDS. UCLA Los Angeles, CA
Laura Stewart Pursuing DDS, Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Lindsay Kipnis Paris ESL through U.S. Embassy Paris, France
Maggie Francisco Pursuing Ph.D, Marshall B. Ketchum University Fullerton, CA
Tarun Padmani Pursuing DDS, UCLA Los Angeles, CA

Entered 2007

Caitlin Keskeys Theatre Teacher, Toby Johnson Middle School Elk Grove, CA
Carolyn Stark Biology, University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
Farah Shaheen Attending Medical School, UC Davis Davis, CA
Jarret Heskett Teacher, Aspire Schools Stockton, CA
Joe Styers Pursuing Pharm.D., UCSF San Francisco, CA
Kelly Johnson Speech-Language Pathologist, Marble Baron School Stockton, CA
Mike Abrams Pursuing Ph.D in Mathematics, USC Los Angeles, CA
Rosana Abeyta Torres Pursuing Ph.D in Physical Therapy, USC Los Angeles, CA

Entered 2006

Audrey Puah Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, CSU Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Nicole Santos Pacific Symphony Youth Ensemble Manager Foothill Ranch, CA
Seema Ghatnekar Pursuing J.D., Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA

Entered 2005

Ben Aldritt Fullbright Winner
COO, Kumera Machinery Oy
Pursuing M.S. in Materials Physics, Aalto University & Univeristy of Helsinki, Finland

Kylmäkoski, Finland
Helsinki, Finland
Grant Hollis Pursuing Ph.D in Structural Engineering, Caltech Pasadena, CA