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Alumni in the News Olympic skater Peggy Fleming '70 and her husband Greg Jenkins '67, toured the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs last week. On display is the dress donated by Fleming that she wore when she won the gold medal in figure skating in the 1968 Olympics. Ryan Haygood '97, president and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, who serves on the CC Board of Trustees, wrote this opinion piece to honor Congressman John Lewis and also to encourage people to stand up and challenge the underlying system of structural racism. On July 20, when Dori Borjesson '88 walked into Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine as dean, it was a first for women. Until that day, no woman had led the college in its more than 120-year history. The FAC's Bemis School of Art Director Tara Sevanne Thomas '00 talks to the Gazette about her 25-year career and how the school provides a wide range of art classes for all ages and skill levels. She is especially proud of their work with at-risk youth, military members, and those with developmental disabilities. Renan Ozturk '04 directed two documentaries for National Geographic, capturing a mission to find the long-lost body of Andrew "Sandy" Irvine, the 22-year-old British explorer last seen with renowned explorer George Mallory just 800 feet below the summit of Mount Everest in 1924. "Lost on Everest" tries to solve the mystery of whether these explorers could have been the first to summit Everest and you can see it on National Geographic. Glenna Goodacre '61, a master of expressive, monumental bronze sculpture who created the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, honoring thousands of female veterans with the Mall's first monument, passed away April 13 at her home in Santa Fe, N.M. Gov. Gavin Newsom said California will significantly increase COVID-19 testing capabilities and he has announced a task force that will work toward a fivefold increase in daily testing in the state by identifying supply shortages and adding testing locations. Newsom has named Paul Markovich '88, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California to co-lead the task force. Toby '91 and Amy '93 Johnson of Collins Ranch in Kit Carson - cattle ranchers who implemented a grazing system focused on grass and soil health have been selected as finalists for the 2020 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award. The award recognizes ranchers, farmers, and foresters who inspire others with their stewardship efforts. Opponents always knew they were in for a battle when they saw Scott Owens '79 on the other bench, as he led Colorado College, his alma mater, for 15 hockey seasons. Owens, who announced his retirement on March 24, won a school-record 324 games, with seven trips to the NCAA tournament, a trio of WCHA titles and a 2005 NCAA Frozen Four appearance. Kevin Cady '11 who graduated with a master's in education from CC and is currently a teacher with Atlas Preparatory Charter School in Colorado Springs, is receiving praise for the vivid word imagery and stomach-churning emotions comprising his three novels called, "The Warren Files" trilogy. To learn more about Cady and his novels, you can visit his website. Adam Robert Dickerson '13 has been selected by Artistic Director Michael Novak to join the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company. Julie Helm Alt '79 is retiring after more than 30 years as a veterinarian in the Vail Valley. Pueblo physician James Stjernholm's '71 commitment to patients for more than four decades knew few bounds. Marquis Who's Who, a premier publisher of biographical profiles, presented Bonita Lahey '69 with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Lahey has 35 years of experience assisting companies through innovative business advisory services, strategic planning, marketing, product development, and business process refinement. Colorado native and CC graduate in 1930, Earl "Dutch" Clark was honored during the pregame ceremonies at the Super Bowl. Clark was honored as one of the top 100 players of all-time in the NFL. He was a star at Colorado College before going to the NFL where he played for the Detroit Lions. Molly Higgins '72 is featured in this little-known account of eight Soviet women climbers who perished on a high mountain range 45 years ago in the worst storm in 25 years. David Burnett '68 has photographed three moments of political turmoil including the House's impeachment hearings of Donald Trump.

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