HighRoadLowRideRicardoCortez’07thoughthe’dbeanengineer.Instead,hemakesarthonoringhisChicanoculture.varhtmlDiv=document.getElementById("rs-plugin-settings-inline-css");varhtmlDivCss=".tp-caption.bighead,.bighead{color:#ffffff;font-size:90px;line-height:82px;font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-family:LibreBaskerville;text-decoration:none;background-color:transparent;border-color:transparent;border-style:none;border-width:0px0px0px0px;border-radius:0px0px0px0px}";if(htmlDiv){htmlDiv.innerHTML=htmlDiv.innerHTML+htmlDivCss;}else{varhtmlDiv=document.createElement("div");htmlDiv.innerHTML=""+htmlDivCss+"";document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(htmlDiv.childNodes[0]);}if(setREVStartSize!==undefined)setREVStartSize({c:'#rev_slider_94_1',gridwidth:[1000],gridheight:[500],sliderLayout:'auto'});varrevapi94,tpj;(function(){if(!/loaded|interactive|complete/.test(document.readyState))document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",onLoad);elseonLoad();functiononLoad(){if(tpj===undefined){tpj=jQuery;if("off"=="on")tpj.noConflict();}if(tpj("#rev_slider_94_1").revolution==undefined){revslider_showDoubleJqueryError("#rev_slider_94_1");}else{revapi94=tpj("#rev_slider_94_1").show().revolution({sliderType:"hero",jsFileLocation:"//magazine.scu.edu/wp-content/plugins/revslider/public/assets/js/",sliderLayout:"auto",dottedOverlay:"none",delay:9000,visibilityLevels:[1240,1024,778,480],gridwidth:1000,gridheight:500,lazyType:"none",parallax:{type:"mouse",origo:"slidercenter",speed:2000,speedbg:0,speedls:0,levels:[2,3,4,5,6,7,12,16,10,50,47,48,49,50,51,55],},shadow:0,spinner:"off",autoHeight:"off",disableProgressBar:"on",hideThumbsOnMobile:"off",hideSliderAtLimit:0,hideCaptionAtLimit:0,hideAllCaptionAtLilmit:0,debugMode:false,fallbacks:{simplifyAll:"off",disableFocusListener:false,}});};/*ENDOFrevapicall*/};/*ENDOFONLOADFUNCTION*/}());/*ENDOFWRAPPINGFUNCTION*/AlumniClassNotes.vc_custom_1548438224880{margin-bottom:0px!important;border-bottom-width:0px!important;padding-bottom:0px!important;}.vc_custom_1548437992868{margin-top:0px!important;margin-bottom:0px!important;border-top-width:0px!important;border-bottom-width:0px!important;padding-top:0px!important;padding-bottom:0px!important;}GeraldKirrene’57GeraldKirrene’57servedasSCUAlumniAssociationPresidentfrom1973-74.In2001,hereceivedtheLouisI.BannanAward.HemarriedRosemaryReynolds,whomhehadmetatasweet16partyin1951.Formorethan60years,theyhostedspecialoccasionsfortheirlargefamily.Gerald,arealestateagent,volunteeredfor[…]BarryMcCarthy’70JD’75Whetherontheplayground,intheclassroom,onthegolfcourse,orinthecourtroom,BarryMcCarthy’70JD’75shined.Everythinghedid,hedidwell.Barry’slawpracticespannedseveraldecadesandincludedextensiveworkinenergylaw.Barrywaswidelylaudedasanexpertandmentoredothersinthefield.Hedelighted[…]AdolfEitner’55Inhighschool,AdolfEitner’55methisfuturewife,IrmaDarrow.Adelovedhisfamily,God,andhisCatholicfaith.Hefoundgreatjoyinhisfamily,hishome,hisgarden,entertaining,andfriendshipsoldandnew.AdehadalongcareeratWesternGearCorpinEverett,wherehewasgeneralmanagerand[…]JoanKelly’67JoanKelly’67valedictoriangraduateofTracyHighSchool,receivedherbachelor’sfromSCUin1967,graduatingsummacumlaude.WhileteachingFrenchinpublicschools,sheearnedaMaster’sfromStanford.BeforeearningherPh.D.fromtheUniversityofFloridain1974,Joantaughtatthatuniversity’slabschoolandEscuelaLincolninCosta[…]ReadMoreMoreAlumniNews.vc_custom_1541486833165{margin-top:0px!important;margin-bottom:0px!important;border-top-width:0px!important;border-bottom-width:0px!important;padding-top:0px!important;padding-bottom:0px!important;background-color:#363c40!important;}.vc_custom_1548438649508{margin-bottom:0px!important;border-bottom-width:0px!important;padding-bottom:0px!important;}.vc_custom_1539207830078{margin-top:-25px!important;margin-bottom:0px!important;border-top-width:-25px!important;border-bottom-width:0px!important;padding-top:-25px!important;padding-bottom:0px!important;}.vc_custom_1548439412942{margin-bottom:0px!important;border-bottom-width:0px!important;padding-bottom:0px!important;}

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Gerald Kirrene ’57

Gerald Kirrene ’57 served as SCU Alumni Association President from 1973-74. In 2001, he received the Louis I. Bannan Award. He married Rosemary Reynolds, whom he had met at a sweet 16 party in 1951. For more than 60 years, they hosted special occasions for their large family. Gerald, a real estate agent, volunteered for […]

Barry McCarthy ’70 JD ’75

Whether on the playground, in the classroom, on the golf course, or in the courtroom, Barry McCarthy ’70 JD ’75 shined. Everything he did, he did well. Barry’s law practice spanned several decades and included extensive work in energy law. Barry was widely lauded as an expert and mentored others in the field. He delighted […]

Adolf Eitner ’55

In high school, Adolf Eitner ’55 met his future wife, Irma Darrow. Ade loved his family, God, and his Catholic faith. He found great joy in his family, his home, his garden, entertaining, and friendships old and new. Ade had a long career at Western Gear Corp in Everett, where he was general manager and […]

Joan Kelly ’67

Joan Kelly ’67 valedictorian graduate of Tracy High School, received her bachelor’s from SCU in 1967, graduating summa cum laude. While teaching French in public schools, she earned a Master’s from Stanford. Before earning her Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1974, Joan taught at that university’s lab school and Escuela Lincoln in Costa […]

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Boots on the Ground
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Lawyer, chaplain, and former law professor Mary J. Novak ’88 is hitting the road to tackle issues of injustice as the first layperson to lead NETWORK Catholic Lobby.

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Harmony Oswald J.D. ’16  swims with sharks so you, the small business owner, don’t have to.

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Long-distance runner Lena Chow MBA ’83 tackles a different kind of marathon—caretaking for loved ones with Alzheimer’s—in her new podcast.

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How do you fight against injustice? Akilah Lane J.D. ’09, attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana, has ideas.

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Next time you twist and secure your bag of bread, thank Jack H. Holmes ’51 for the security.

Brave Steps
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Tennis champ Serena Williams selected InHerShoes, a non-profit started by Judith Martinez ’14, for a $100,000 Stuart Weitzman & Vital Voices Award to help more girls follow their passions.

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Apple senior director and former SCU cross-country runner Kris Bazán ’92, MBA ’99 joins the Retail Management Institute (RMI) advisory board.

Guiding Light
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A red light welcoming all. Purple blooms dazzling eyes. An ebony Bronco posing to leap. The Bronco experience would be incomplete without them.

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What does it mean to be a class of 2020 graduate? As SCU plans to celebrate their commencement 16 months later, valedictorian Sabine Pigg ’20 has some ideas.