Recent Graduates

Classes 12-05 and 12-06

Published in: Update - Issue 1 - 2012 »     Listen to Article ♫

Class 12-05

NOTE: GDMI stands for Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Director of Canine Training and Deaf-Blind Instructor Keith McGregor and Deaf-Blind Apprentice Instructor Jennifer Sanderson: Jose Amaya and Arlo, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Danielle Webb and Danielle Unternahrer); Virginia Olliff and Kelly, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Leon Tice)

GDMI Paul Meister: Jo Sheehan and Kira, black Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Al and Jo Whitman); Patrick Kwanashie and Phoenix, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: David Carpenter); Matthew Bennett and Bonnie, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: James Merical); Joseph Wood and Trigger, black Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Mike and Brenda Lasecki); Gregory Osborne and Tove, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Deb Hall)

Deaf-Blind Apprentice Instructor Taryn Mountain: Leslie Mintz and KeAnna, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Sibyl Simpson); Jerry VanSickle and Carbon, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Marisa Blank)

GDMI Katie Stamm: Esteban Segura Penaranda and Kali, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Sharon Blattert); Roberto Sancho Alvarez and Bella, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Janice Eaton); Alexander Sanchez Granados and Lucille, yellow Lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Jessica Hembre); William Osorio and Kienzle, German shepherd (puppy raiser: June Parmeter)

Team Supervisor/GDMI Jessica Bimmerman: Dan Hillyer and Canyon, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Linda & Tony Gimble); Coreen Faulkner and Kaiah, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Penny Joyner)

Class 12-06

GDMI Jill Vani: Claudia Bonillas Romero and Harley, black Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Austin Mulder and John Mohr); Carl Daily and Tyson, Lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Annette Christiansen); Zacarias Hernandez Palafox and Hunter, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Jonathan Kelly); Lola Velazquez and Jaden, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Tom and Alisa Duthler)

Apprentice Instructor Natalie Rutoski and Supervisor/GDMI Phil Griffin: Earl Dickey and Abel, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Keith and Judy Thess); Meredith Miller and Brinkley, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Gary and Sandy Frick); Daniel Saynuk and Mack, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Cindy Hesselbein); Nancy Wood and Danka, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Cindy Hoffman)

GDMI Randy Horn: Vernon Abfalter and Finn, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Douglas Lyon); Simone Chiodini and Pauling, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Cheryl Hach); Christopher McCain and Artie, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Annie MacAskill); Tracy Rector and Tank, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Roberta Windus); Laurie Scott and Gavin, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raisers: Joe Hoin and Hayley Orlowski)

Home Deliveries: Ozella Tate and Josie, black Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Kalie Wissner); Tina Gruchow and Jetta, yellow Labrador retriever (puppy raiser: Melvin Manning)