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WWU alumni in the news

Have you or a fellow WWU alumnus been in the news? We want to celebrate with you.
Your career milestones are an inspiration to current and future WWU students.
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Makena Horton
2021 | Strategic Communication

Makena Horton received the 2022 Young Professional Award at the 33rd Annual Society of Adventist
Communicators Convention. 
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Dominic McFall
2018 | Civil Engineering

McFall was highlighted on Eyewitness News as a Bahamanian joining KPM Franklin's team of engineers in Orlando, Florida, as a project manager.
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Shintell Izquierdo
2016 | Theology

Upper Colombia Conference welcomed Shintell Izquierdo as the first female lead pastor in conference history. 
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Back to You

Alumni share their stories in their own words

Changing tides
November 28, 2022

Changing tides

by Ivory Vogt '17, international communication

Challenged and changed
October 04, 2022

Challenged and changed

by Cameron Barruga '18, biology

Jumping the bar
August 29, 2022

Jumping the bar

by Michael Moore '16, business accounting

An unexpected trip
June 30, 2022

An unexpected trip

by Abbie (Lam Yuen) Watt '69, nursing

Reflections of a lifelong woodworker
March 08, 2022

Reflections of a lifelong woodworker

by Gerald Winslow ’67, theology



Westwind magazine

Curated stories and news to inspire and reconnect WWU alumni

Current issue: Fall 2022

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Walla Walla University alumni as well as current and former faculty and staff are invited to submit AlumNote information to be included in Westwind.

In Memory
Family members of deceased alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to submit obituary information to be included in Westwind.

Westwind staff
 Kelsi Nash
Student staff writers: Kiersten Ekkens, Brooke Fisher, Ashley Herber, Lauren Vizcarra