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					             PRYTANEAN SPRING NEWSLETTER
                                  Prytanean Alumnae Association
 Volume 56                           PO Box 4774, Davis, CA 95617                                  2010


                       Greetings from the Alumnae President
Dear Prytanean Alumnae,

        Wow! This year has really flown by. As always, we started the year off with our pizza party
with the actives at Judith Schreider's house. Everyone had a great time. In December, we had a blast
making holiday stockings for the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center (SADVC) and in January
we enjoyed helping the actives with their blanket making project for the Yolo Crisis Nursery. We had a
marvelous time attending Dinner for Ten Strangers and attending a tea with Active Historian Heather
Cantua. Heather interviewed alums and gathered personal stories about the history of Prytanean. Heather
has done an extraordinary job as Historian and I would like to thank her for her commitment to preserving
our history. Lastly, in a fitting end to this year, we met to honor three remarkable women at the Susan F.
Regan Award Ceremony. There was delicious strawberry shortcake and a wonderful presentation by
Joann Larkey.

         I would also like report that we now have a Facebook page! (To access our Facebook page,
please visit Facebook.com and search “Prytanean Alumni Association, UC Davis.”) My goal is to connect
with as many alums as possible to keep them informed of upcoming events and convince them to sign up
for the networking database. The purpose of this database is to connect actives with alums so the actives
and recent graduates may benefit from the experience and wisdom gained by the alums. The Facebook
page, as well as the Actives' website, (http://davisprytanean.org/Alumni_Pryt.htm) contains links to this
database and the alumni networking form. If you have not already done so please visit the Facebook link
or the Actives' website and fill out the networking form. You may either email the completed form to me
at maria.brosterhous@gmail.com or mail it to the alumni P.O. Box listed at the top of this newsletter. I
would really appreciate your assistance in the effort!

        I could not have put together the Facebook page or the networking database without the help of
Active Webmaster Sara Kahn. Thank you Sara for your patience and great attitude! I would also like to
thank Eda Chen, Active Fundraiser, for allowing me to use her Picnic Day booth to reach out to Prytanean
alums at Picnic Day. Thanks for your generosity, Eda!

        Finally, I want to thank all the alums for your amazing commitment to Prytanean. I learn so
much from your creativity and enthusiasm. I look forward to working with all of you again in the fall.
Have a fabulous summer and stay cool!

Sincerely,
Maria Brosterhous,
Alumnae President
                           Greetings From the Active President


Dear Prytanean Alumnae,

         It was great seeing you at the Susan Regan Awards! Thank you for hosting such a wonderful
event; it continues to be a favorite of the actives. It is always so fun to hear the stories of Prytanean’s
past.

        It has been a busy and successful year for Prytanean. We began Fall with the annual Pizza Party
with the Alumnae and, of course, the beginning of the school year means our annual membership drive.
This year we had a great response and received over sixty applications! We proudly initiated nineteen
new members at the initiation ceremony in early December. At the end of Fall we enjoyed the annual
Stocking Project with the Alumnae, an event that is anticipated with excitement every year by the actives.

         Inspired by the enthusiasm of our new initiates, we threw ourselves into a busy Winter quarter! It
began with Winter Retreat, which was in Half Moon Bay at the Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. New
and old members alike shared in a weekend of stories, games, bonding, favorite snacks, bedazzling, and
crafting. This retreat is a wonderful opportunity for new members to meet the actives, bond with their
new friends, and gain a deeper sense of what it means to be a Prytanean. Retreat is just as meaningful for
continuing members, who get to spend a weekend with friends and escape their studies. After Winter
Retreat came the annual Dinner for Ten Strangers, which was a huge success! This event allowed our
members the unique opportunity to socialize with their professors. As always, there was way too much
delicious food! Benefit Ball was the successful conclusion to Winter quarter. This year’s theme was
masquerade. Dressed to the nines, and hidden behind masks, Prytaneans and their friends gathered for a
night of dancing, dessert, photos, music, and a raffle. We had a record turnout of over 130 guests and
raised over $1,700 for the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center of Yolo County.

        Spring quarter brought in a new officer board, which has jumped into its duties with eagerness
and excitement! Prytanean began Spring by participating in Relay for Life. We continue to be a top
fundraiser at the event and this year we even won Immunity Idol. The members walked for 24 hours in
remembrance, honor, and support of those battling cancer. The following weekend, Picnic Day, brought
fun and fundraising for Prytanean! The day began with the parade, in which several members walked
around campus and downtown with the famous purple cow, Petunia, in tow. On the quad, Prytanean
worked at a Sodexo food booth and raised $600! We are currently preparing for our annual Angelina
Rose Malfitano Scholarship Fund Car Wash. This year the UC Davis Marching Band-Uh! will even be
performing at the car wash in remembrance of Angelina. And, of course, the end of the school year means
bidding farewell and offering congratulations to our graduating seniors at the Senior Farewell Dinner
Ceremony.

        We appreciate the support and encouragement of the Alumnae in all of our activities throughout
the year and look forward to continued interaction and support. I have no doubt that the coming school
year will be just as successful as the last. Prytanean will continue its dedication to service and scholarship
as we close this academic year and welcome a new one. We wish you all a fabulous summer!

Sincerely,

Amy Slonecker
Active President




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                           Susan F. Regan Award Winners




    Pictured left to right: Kaitlin Gregg, Katrina Lindsay, and Tram Nguyen

KAITLIN GREGG

       Kaitlin Gregg, a Davis native, entered UC Davis in the Fall of 2005. She hit the
ground running, quite literally. Kaitlin has been a Division I NCAA cross country and
track student-athlete at UC Davis for the past five years. Kaitlin has competed against
Olympians, and now plans to pave her own road to the Olympic trials in 2012. Kaitlin
also has been actively involved with the Special Olympics, where she volunteers her time
and shares her passion for running with children with special needs. But these impressive
athletic and service accomplishments are only the starting line for Kaitlin.

      As a sophomore, she joined Prytanean Women’s Honor Society with the hopes of
finding like-minded women with whom she could connect. Within Prytanean Kaitlin
found great friendship and belonging, and also the qualities of a developing leader. As a
new initiate, Kaitlin was elected to serve as Fundraising Chair. The following year she
continued on the Prytanean officer board as secretary.

    But Kaitlin’s work extends far beyond the boundaries of the campus and local
community. While managing her roles as a student-athlete and a Prytanean scholar,

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Kaitlin also co-founded and co-directed the Davis chapter of Nourish International, an
international nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating poverty worldwide. In the
past year Kaitlin has taken on the individual role of director and through fundraisers like
Hunger Lunch, Kaitlin has created opportunities for the student population to engage in
poverty alleviation. Last year, Nourish International raised $5000 to help build green
houses in Quito, Ecuador. This year, the Nourish development project will be in the
Dominican Republic.

      Kaitlin has studied abroad in Argentina and participated in the UCDC Program,
where she fell in love with Capitol Hill. After graduating this June with a double-major in
International Relations and Economics, Kaitlin will be pursuing her passion for running.
As she transitions from student to professional athlete, she will also be transitioning from
director of the Davis Chapter of Nourish International to West Coast Chapter Coordinator
of Nourish. This summer, Kaitlin will be attending the Hunger Justice Leaders
Conference, where she will continue her active work to alleviate global poverty. After
she goes for the gold at the 2012 Olympics, Kaitlin plans on a career in Washington DC
where she can continue her lobby work in combating global hunger.

     The Susan F. Regan Prize Committee is convinced that Kaitlin’s work in the
campus and global community is far from finished and we are happy to present her with a
$2,000 award.

KATRINA LINDSAY

        Katrina Lindsay came from a small all-girls catholic high school in Southern California
so the transition to a large research university like UC Davis was challenging and even
intimidating. She soon found a home however, with the Integrated Studies Honors Program and
has since devoted much of her time as an academic peer advisor to making incoming freshman in
that program feel equally at home. In addition to peer advising for the integrated studies honors
program, Katrina has helped thousands of incoming freshman make the transition from high
school to college as an Orientation Leader and an Undergraduate Admissions Representative.
        Her contributions to the campus, however, extend beyond counseling incoming freshman.
Katrina also has been a member of the Prytanean Women’s Honors Society for three years and
completed undergraduate research with titi monkeys that helped her develop an interest in
veterinary teaching and research.
        Katrina has participated in quarterly internships in a various areas, including Large
Animal Surgery, Large Animal Radiology, and Small Animal Radiology. She also assisted
veterinary surgeons on UCD Spay Day by preparing spay packs for surgeons and by supervising
animals in recovery.
        Katrina is an animal science major. She has been accepted to Texas A&M University
veterinary school. She eventually wants to pursue a career in public health or pathology and
epidemiology.
       Katrina’s dedication to this campus and her goals to continue unselfish service to the
world community make her an ideal candidate for and winner of one of the $1,000 Susan F.
Regan Prizes.
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TRAM NGUYEN

       Tram Nguyen came to UC Davis as a Regents Scholar and Neurobiology,
Physiology and Behavioral Sciences major. It did not take her long to recognize the
importance of giving back to UC Davis community and integrating service as an essential
component of her college experience.

       As a student of the Service Learning Project, she created a project promoting
healthy eating in young children and educated customers at the Davis Farmers’ Market,
the Co-op, and other businesses around Davis. She became a coordinator for the
program, helping other students organize and implement their own projects. In addition,
she was a Peer Advisor for Davis Honors Challenge.

      Tram is also an officer in the dry community service sorority, Lambda Omicron Xi
(LOXI); providing the manpower for service events such as Davis Community Meals and
coordinating the shoe and coat drive for Cold Weather Shelter residents. One of her
accomplishments for which she is most proud was raising a record breaking amount of
money this spring as their Team Captain for Relay for Life.

      In addition to all of that, Tram is a clinical intern and secretary for VN Cares,
where she recruits and provides free translational services for the uninsured Vietnamese
population of Sacramento. She also volunteers at the UC Davis Medical Center, where
she organizes music and art therapy projects for pediatric patients.

       After graduation Tram will be spending the summer in Honduras with Global
Medical Brigades working along side doctors and fellow students to provide free health
care to rural populations. Then, in September, she will begin volunteering with Sen Hoa,
a non-profit organization in Cambodia that provides medical and social services for
women who have been forced into sex trafficking and works toward reuniting them with
their families. Tram’s mission will be to start an educational component for the children
of these women.

     The Committee is happy to present Tram Nguyen one of the $1,000 Susan F.
Regan Prizes.




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                             Congratulations Graduates!

The Alumnae are very proud of you! We wish you the very best, and encourage you to keep in
touch with us. There may be an alumnae member living in your area. Please contact them. We
enjoy keeping in touch with our new graduates. When you move, please send your new address to
Sharon Rose, 1306 Oak Avenue, Davis, 95616 or email: sharondrose1@comcast.net You will
receive the Prytanean Alumnae Fall Newsletter in October.

Tina Randolph Alexander: 8875 Royal View Court, Elk Grove CA 95624
tcrandolph@ucdavis.edu Tina Randolph Alexander is a McNair Scholar, and a MURALS and
Osher Scholar. She is also a member of the Golden Key International and Sociology Honor
Societies. She will graduate with honors in both Sociology and African & African American
Studies. Yet, Tina passionately believes it is her community service and interaction with
Prytanean women that has instilled in her a confidence to match her academic accomplishments.
Tina has received the Chris Doyle Award and a fellowship to begin graduate studies with the UC
Davis History Department in the fall. Ultimately, it is her goal to research the construction of
child welfare system and develop her pedagogy so she may pass on what she has learned to a
new generation of scholars.

Heather Cantua: 1521 Darwin Ave, Livermore CA 94550 hpcantua@ucdavis.edu
Heather Cantua graduated with a degree in Sociology and a minor in History. She completed an
honors thesis on the many affects of living without health insurance. She will be attending UC
Davis King Hall Law School in the fall. Her favorite Prytanean memory would have to be her
first retreat, when she started out nervous, half way through thought Prytanean was crazy, and
then left with new best friends. Her favorite Davis memory was studying abroad in India, where,
among other things, she rode an elephant, learned to tie a sari, learned to play sitar, and broke a
World Record.

Aimee Carlisle: 5921 Cousteau Court, Elk Grove CA 95758 ajcarlisle@ucdavis.edu
Aimee will be graduating with highest honors with a BA in Linguistics and Spanish and
minors in Japanese and Middle East/South Asia Studies. She plans on taking a year off
before going to law school and hopes to later work as a human rights and social justice
attorney. Her best Pryt memories were retreats and participating in Quilts For Kids and
Relay For Life.

Aurora Chamberlin: 843 Milsom Place, Windsor CA 95492 roseborealis@gmail.com
Aurora Chamberlin has truly enjoyed her four years at UC Davis and is looking eagerly forward
to a bright future. While she may not know just what is coming up next in her life, she knows it
will certainly make a really good story someday.
Angelynn Chow: 14905 Running Brook Way, Chino Hills CA angelynnchow@gmail.com
Angelynn will be graduating with a degree in Microbiology and a minor in music. She plans
on taking a year off before applying to osteopathic medical school. During her time off, she
plans on working, being an active volunteer around her community, and joining Hawaiian
oteas. Her advice to her fellow Prytaneans would be; in all that you do, do it because it
interests you. Don’t be afraid to try anything new, nor underestimate your potential.


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Janelle Christensen: 23345 Sandalwood Street, West Hills CA 91307
jnchristensen@ucdavis.edu As she says goodbye to UC Davis, Janelle would like to thank
Prytanean for making the last two years amazing. She has had a great time as a member and is
still in awe of how incredible each member is. After graduation, Janelle plans to move to San
Francisco and get a job working in conservation. Once she has worked in the field, she plans to
go back to school to get her masters in conservation biology.

Lindsey Curley: 2826 Belhaven Place, Davis CA 95616 lccurley@ucdavis.edu
Lindsey Curley is super excited to be graduating with a B.S. in Environmental Toxicology!
When she looks back upon her undergraduate career some of her fondest memories will include
Prytanean events. Upon graduation Lindsey will be moving to the bay area and working in a
research lab in the 1-2 years she plans to take off before applying to graduate school to study
neurotoxicology. Although a bit apprehensive about taking this next step in life, Lindsey knows
that UC Davis has prepared her well and she will always be inspired by the women of
Prytanean. Her advice to other Prytaneans, in the words of Abraham Lincoln, “The best thing
about the future is that it only comes one day at a time.”

Jessica Cvetko: 26332 Belle Porte Avenue, Harbor City CA 90710
jessicancvetco@gmail.com Jessica Cvetko is graduating this year with a B.S. in Genetics and a
minor in Art History. Her time at U.C. Davis has been filled with so many opportunities than she
ever expected. As a freshman, she was a Cardiac Rehabilitation intern at the UCDMC, only to be
recruited to join a lab affiliated with the Cancer Center. She spent two years in this lab,
ultimately working with her PI on a project to create a test for the early detection of ovarian
cancer. Along the way, she was fortunate to play key roles on the campus through
her affiliation with Habitat for Humanity, the Davis College Republicans, Prytanean, and
working hard to earn her spot in the A boat of her novice squad on the Rowing team this year.
Through all of this, she is most grateful for the friends she has made and the influence Davis has
had on the person she is. This June, Jessica will be applying to Medical School where she hopes
to pursue High Risk Maternity.

Tram Duong:1378 Boa Vista Drive, San Jose CA 95122 tttduong87@gmail.com
Tram Duong is a Nutrition Science major with an emphasis in Biochemistry. Her dream is to
become a medical physician specializing in women’s health. Tram’s favorite Prytanean memory
was face painting at Relay for Life. Although it was her first time, everything turned out great!
 Tram’s favorite memory at UC Davis was traveling and competing with the UC Davis
Taekwondo club. Her greatest accomplishment was winning second place in her weight division,
which consisted of twelve girls from colleges and universities throughout the west coast, at the
PacWest Taekwondo Tournament. As an advice for fellow Prytaneans: it is impossible to beat
someone who never gives up. Hence, never give up, no matter what the odds are.

Jacqueline Elliott: 1882 Elkwood Drive, Concord CA 94519 JSportzgrl@astound.net
Jacqueline is graduating this spring with degrees in International Relations and Economics as
well as a minor in Spanish. She loved her time spent in Davis and with Prytanean, and will
never forget all of the support she received from the girls at Relay for Life this year. The
daunting real-world now awaits Jacqueline, but she has somewhat of a plan. This summer she
will be coaching a swim team and working part-time for a non-profit economic development
center, which will become a full-time position in the fall. Eventually Jacqueline plans to go back
to school to get a masters degree and teaching credential so that she can teach at the community
college level.
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Michaela Evans: 1011 Grove Drive, Tulare CA 93274 mnevans@ucdavis.edu
Michaela Evans is an Exercise Biology major with a minor in Psychology. She enjoys playing
sports such as volleyball, basketball, and swimming. She also lifeguards at the Rec Pool and
loves teaching swim lessons, lifeguard/CPR classes, and sunday school. In her spare time, she
enjoys EATING copious amounts of horrendous foods while watching her favorite TV shows
and movies with her beloved friends.

Kaitlin Gregg: 539 Antioch Drive, Davis CA 95616 kaitlin.gregg@gmail.com
Kaitlin Gregg will graduate with highest honors in International Relations and Economics. She
has greatly enjoyed her five years at UC Davis as a student-athlete and a Prytanean. Her proudest
accomplishments at UC Davis include qualifying for the NCAA National Championships in
Cross-Country, completing an honors thesis, and founding the chapter of Nourish International at
UCD. After graduation, Kaitlin plans to pursue a professional running career, with the ultimate
goal of competing at the Olympic Trials in 2012. She hopes to eventually move to Washington
DC to work in international development policy.

Christina Howard: 1224 Cumberland Dr., Bedford TX 76002
pursuingchoward@gmail.com Take advantage and cherish every opportunity while you're
here, is Christina's advice, because it will literally fly by! UC Davis has boundless possibilities to
enrich your life and prepare you for graduate studies. There is always something to do or see, so
don't be too much of a book worm - be sure to expand your horizons! Getting here today has not
been easy, the road has been long, but now she can start a new family tradition: obtaining a
college education, which she is very proud of. She plans to pursue her PhD in Clinical
Psychology and start a family with her beloved Landon, the love of her life, back home in Texas.

Carrie Johnson: 533 Kingsbridge Court, San Ramon CA caejohnson@ucdavis.eduCarrie is
graduating with a Managerial Economics Major and a Psychology minor. After graduating in
June she will finish up her accounting classes in the summer and begin studying for the CPA
exam. She will start working for Deloitte and Touché in San Francisco starting January 2011 as a
tax consultant. She has loved her time in Prytanean and thinks it was one of the best decisions
she made in college. Her advice would be to not forget to have fun, as college goes by fast! She
thanks everyone who has helped make her college experience that much more amazing!
Sarah Khan: 26894 Middlegolf Drve, El Macero CA 95618 sarakhan43@sbcglobal.net
Sara is looking forward to life after college. She is a Biological Sciences major. She is applying
to medical school and during her year off, hopes to travel while working. She will also pursue art
classes and a make-up course. Sara's favorite memories at Prytanean include the Winter Retreat
this year: she really got to know the ladies better. The greatest lesson she has learned is that
while it is important to plan, life throws experiences and people that make us realize that we are
continuously changing, and thus, having a path set to stone is foolish, if not crippling. Dreams
change and no matter how great they are, if we dream them, then we are worth them. She also
hopes that Prytanean and she never lose their dreams, because that is really all we have to keep
going.

Brittney Kingman: 5873 Indian Ave, San Jose CA 95123 bskingman@gmail.com Brittney
Kingman double majored in International Relations and Middle East/South Asia studies with a
minor in French. She is happy to have just completed her honors thesis in Middle East/South
Asia Studies. The day after graduation Brittney will be getting on a plane and heading to
Amman, Jordan to study Arabic over the summer. When she returns she will begin working and
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applying to graduate school. Her long term goal is to work for the United Nations. Brittney is
honored to have been a part of Prytanean and to have met this wonderful group of women! Her
advice to fellow Prytaneans is to take advantage of every opportunity you have here at Davis
because four years go by so fast!

Katrina Lindsay: 12841 Amethyst Street, Garden Grove CA 92845 kalindsay@ucdavis.edu
Katrina Lindsay is graduating with a degree in Animal Science. After graduation, she will be
moving to Texas in order to begin veterinary school as a first year student at Texas A&M
University. Throughout her four years at UC Davis, she was involved in a variety of campus
activities, including Integrated Studies, undergraduate research, UC Davis Summer Orientation
Program, and of course Prytanean! She has loved being a part of the UC Davis community for
these past years, and can't wait to see what the next few bring!

Kirti Malhotra: 3804 Windcave Circle, Stockton CA 95209 kmalhotra@ucdavis.edu
Kirti Malhotra has been a part of Prytanean for three years now, serving both as historian and
Service VP co-chair. Joining Prytanean was one of the best decisions of her college career as
Prytanean gave her a chance to meet many wonderful women and make lifelong friends. She
had many memorable experiences with Prytaneans! Her best memory was making Prytanean
Petunia, the purple paper mache cow for the picnic day parade. She also had a lot of fun at Relay
for Life this year! In the future, she plans to become a physician and will be applying to medical
school this summer.

Alyssa Mangabay: 3778 Cherrystone Street, Oceanside CA 92058
armangabay@gmail.com Alyssa Mangabay is graduating with a BS in Neurobiology,
Physiology and Behavior. After graduation, Alyssa plans to work full time as a Life
Skills Trainer at Neurobehavioral Cognitive Services. She is so happy that she has been
blessed with a job near Grace Valley Christian Center so that she can continue to grow in
her walk with Jesus Christ. Her favorite Prytanean memory is walking in the Picnic Day
Parade with the purple cow, Petunia. Alyssa’s advice is to think of God, family and
friends as the most important things in life.

Pragya Mathur: 20252 Northcove Square, Cupertino CA 95014 pragyamathur@ucla.edu
In Winter Quarter 2010, Pragya Mathur graduated from UC Davis with a degree in
Developmental Psychology and a minor in Education. Pragya is an aspiring elementary school
teacher. In the Fall, she will be attending the University of California, Los Angeles for her
Masters in Educational Policy and a teaching credential. Pragya joined Prytanean at the
beginning of her Junior year and believes it was one of the best decisions she made in college!
 Some of her favorite Prytanean memories included Winter Retreat, Relay for Life, and making
tons wonderful friends. Her advice to other Prytaneans is to get involved and make the best of
your four years here- it will go by really fast! She will miss the lovely ladies of Prytanean and
wants to stay in touch even after she leaves Davis.

Amanda McIntosh: 105 Midway Ave., Auburn CA 95603
almcintosh.411@gmail.com Amanda McIntosh is graduating with a B.S. in Human
Development with a minor in Contemporary leadership. She will be continuing her
education with plans to one day become a Nurse Practitioner focusing on AIDs/HIV
patients in under-developed countries. Her favorite memory of Prytanean is winter
retreat. It is the only time she has ever made a bedazzled glass, had sand between her
toes, heard amazing stories about fellow Prytanean women, and never stopped eating all
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in one day! If she could give any advice, it would be to remember that GPAs are
important now… but it is our experiences that we carry with us through out life and to
remain open to any opportunities (even the scary ones!) because you only live once.

Danielle Pannebaker: 1 Hidalgo Lane, RSM CA 92688 dlpannebaker@gmail.com
Danielle’s Pre-Med career led her to a Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior Major and
Japanese Minor where she could appreciate both science and arts and humanities. She is thankful
for the ICC at UC Davis that has allowed her to explore the inner workings of the UCD Medical
Center and Sutter Memorial hospitals. When Danielle joined Prytanean during her Junior year
she found a group of loving and academically driven friends whom she will miss after
graduation. She hopes that despite the economic and social obstacles that may arise that
prytaneans will continue to strive toward academic excellence and community service
commitment.

Airel Sarver: 1512 El Verano Way, Belmont CA 94002 absarver@gmail.com Ariel
Sarver is graduating with degrees in English and French. She is planning to apply for
graduate school in the fall and continue on to get a PhD in Horribleness (just kidding,
actually in Medieval English Literature). Her favorite Prytanean memories are Winter
Retreat at Point Reyes and volunteering at Davis Community Meals, though planting
native grasses at the cemetery with crazy Joe was pretty cool too. She'll leave you with a
quote: While pessimists and optimists argue whether a glass is half-empty or half-full, the
volunteer sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty.
Prytanean women, wherever your lives after college take you, never stop looking out for
thirsty people.
Nicole Silva: 2255 Sycamore Ln Apt. 47, Davis CA 95616 Nikki.Silva.88@gmail.com
Nikki Silva is graduating with a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in
Neurology, Physiology, and Behavior. She plans to attend Medical school next year to
become an emergency medicine physician. The wonderful memories that she has of the
last fours are too numerous to list, but she will never forget all of the friends that she has
made in Prytanean. She will especially miss being a board member of Salsa Adicción, the
greatest social salsa dance club on campus. The only advice that she can impart to her
fellow Prytanean’s is to laugh at yourself and do the things that make you happy!

Elizabeth Takahashi: 2320 Paul Ave, Clovis CA 93611 eytakahashi@ucdavis.edu
Elizabeth Takahashi will be graduating with a degree in Psychology with an emphasis in
biology. She has been offered a full-time position as the lab manager in the lab she currently
works in, and has gladly accepted this offer. During her time off from school, Elizabeth plans to
study for the GRE and apply to accelerated Master’s in Nursing programs. Elizabeth has been a
member of Prytanean since her sophomore year and has way too many wonderful memories to
pick a favorite. She advices current members to get involved! Four years went by really fast, but
the memories you make now will stay with you always.

Lillian Tien: 4502 Chancery Ln., Dublin CA 94568 lilliantien@gmail.com Lillian Tien is
graduating with a degree in NPB, and have immensely enjoyed her time in UC Davis. It has been
such a pleasure to be a part of Prytanean; she has made such close friends and have been part of
great things. Also, she is glad to have survived her junior year of taking 21 units each quarter,
being officers in both kendo club and prytanean, as well as volunteering for a psychology lab.
She wishes to tell all actives to not forget to appreciate the beautiful views of Davis and the
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wonderful people around them. This upcoming September Lillian is so excited to be attending
the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver for a Doctorate in
Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Gwen Tindula: 410 Pajaro Lane, Nipomo CA 93444 gntindula@ucdavis.edu
Gwen Tindula will graduate in the Spring 2010 quarter with a B.S. in Environmental and
Resource Science and a minor in Spanish. She will apply for graduate school after a year in
which she will work in environmental revegetation projects on the Central Coast. She is
considering attending graduate school in Chile at la Universidad de Concepción. Two of her
favorite Prytanean memories were attending Benefit Ball and Relay for Life.

Katherine West: 710 Gamay Court, Pleasanton CA 94566 kawest@ucdavis.edu
Katherine West graduated from UC Davis in March with a degree in History and a minor in
Economics. During her time at UCD, she actively participated in the Davis Honors Challenge,
Prytanean, and Phi Alpha Delta. In addition, she worked for the Letters and Sciences
Development Office for two years. Her most favorite Prytanean memories are from Dinner for
Ten. Katherine is attending law school in the fall, and hopes to practice corporate or estate law.
To her fellow Pryts, she would like to wish all the best and thank them for making her time at
Davis truly memorable.




                                    Alumnae Officers


                                 President: Maria Brosterhous
                                   Secretary: Judy Wydick
                                  Treasurer: Kari Yoshizuka
                                Newsletter Chair: Sharon Rose
                               Scholarship Chair: Shirley Sperry
                      Susan F. Regan Awards Event Chair: Marylee Hardie

          The Treasurer’s Report for the fiscal year 7/01/09 – 6/31/10 will appear in the
          Fall Newsletter, which you will be receiving in October. Have a great summer!




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