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Class Notes

Class Notes include professional accomplishments, awards, retirements, weddings, obituaries and other news about Western Washington University alumni; they’re gathered from published reports and communication from alumni themselves.

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Wedding

Alex Mittelstaedt - 2008

Holly Bammert, ’10, BAE, special education, and Alex Mittelstaedt, ’08, B.A., finance, on Nov. 8, 2019, in New York City.  

Sean Daniel Leaverton - 2019

Sean Daniel Leaverton and Malia Elizabeth Zurcher, ’19, MiT, on July 27, 2019, in Naches.  

Samuel Dunlap - 2014

Jade Coppieters, ’14, B.A., politics/philosophy/economics and Samuel Dunlap, ’14, B.S., computer science, on April 7, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia.  

Jade Coppieters - 2014

Jade Coppieters, ’14, B.A., politics/philosophy/economics and Samuel Dunlap, ’14, B.S., computer science, on April 7, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia.  

Keaton Toscano - 2017

Chloë Cudaback, ’16, B.A., anthropology, and Keaton Toscano, ‘17 B.A., creative writing, on Oct. 9, 2021, in Orting.

Chloë Cudaback, - 2016

Chloë Cudaback, ’16, B.A., anthropology, and Keaton Toscano, ‘17 B.A., creative writing, on Oct. 9, 2021, in Orting.

Kellyn McCullough - 2011

Kellyn McCullough, ’11, B.A., psychology, and Louis Tibbs IV on July 9, 2021, in Seattle.

Kimberly Connelly - 2000

Kimberly Connelly, ’00, BAE, anthropology- elementary, and Kevin Weeks on Sept. 11, 2021, in Long Branch, New Jersey.

Beatrice A. Gilfilen - 1972

Beatrice A. Gilfilen, ’72, BAE, home economics, and Robert Jewell, on Oct. 3, 2021, in Bellingham. Mrs. Jewell writes that she and her new husband started first grade together, graduated high school together in 1946 and are now in their 90s.