Recent Graduates

Classes 15-01, 15-02

Published in: Update - Issue 3 - 2014 »   

NOTE: GDMI stands for Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

You can view pictures of these graduates on our Flickr page.

Class 15-01

GDMI Carrie Pryce:

  • David Medlock and Trooper, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Paul and Nancy Columbo)
  • Laura Stangl and Isee, yellow lab (puppy raisers: Sally and David Johnson)
  • Susan Blair and Walter, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Carol Mola)
  • Adrian Ramos and Dusty, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Linda Britton)

GDMI Bryan Young:

  • Harold Weber and Alex, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Bridget O’Brien)
  • Erik Causby and Basil, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Rita Belferman)
  • Brian Spencer and Wrigley, yellow lab (puppy raisers: Patty and Megan Sterba)

Apprentice GDMI Ashley Ayers:

  • Valerie DePaola and Roxy, black lab (puppy raiser: Louis Dudycha)
  • Carol Corbin and Dee Dee, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Sandra Bowers)
  • Cassandra Gentry and Taffy, lab/golden retriever (puppy raisers: William Barbee and Christopher Langley)

GDMI Jill Vani:

  • Samantha Dalton and Natsumi, black lab (puppy raiser: Rachel Webber)
  • Grace Minter and Stormy, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Cindee Shaffer)
  • Shannon Columb and Frasier, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Beverly Kramer)

GDMI Katie Wattles:

  • Katelyn Strangstalien and Madison, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Rebecca Wynn)
  • Raven Wilson and Dana, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Karen Voss)
  • Michelle Lee and Kelsey, lab/golden retriever (puppy raisers: Greg and Tamara Gerber)
  • Christine Zygmont and Ann, black lab (puppy raiser: Aaron Stinde)

Class 15-02

GDMI Kevin Ihrke:

  • Laurie Scott and Sophie, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Tracy Whittman)
  • Shelby Young and Jackie, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Travis Porter)
  • Alyson and Darlene, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Blake Privitt)
  • Richard Waldburger and Gizmo, black lab (puppy raiser: Cole Gaffney)

GDMI Debbie Komondy:

  • Tracey Sullivan and Scout, black lab (puppy raisers: Marilyn Kelly and Donald Newman)
  • Robert Brown and Lazer, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Jean Pensis)
  • Kade Murdock and Linnsu, black lab (puppy raiser: Tony Vang)
  • Valerie Caskey and Lindsey, black lab (puppy raiser: Jerry Pyburn)

GDMI Catherine Palid:

  • John Reinhart and Norm, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Michael Hardesty)
  • Nelrita Cayton-Keller and Gale, black lab (puppy raiser: Judith Snyder)
  • James Stimpfel and Pilot, yellow lab; Sylvia Smith and Sparky, black lab (puppy raiser: Bill Niedert)

Apprentice GDMI Dave Meyer:

  • Domingo Bonet Vento and Shelby, black lab (puppy raiser: Cheri Schloemer)
  • Fabiola Socas Luis and Orlee, black lab (puppy raiser: Rosemary Edds)
  • Estefania Caceres Sanchez and Bailey, lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Philip Statham)
  • Victor Francisco Navarro Ferrer and Marshall, black lab (puppy raiser: Kevin Tupper)
  • Jesus Manuel Santos Robles and Aspen, black lab (puppy raisers: Michelle and Dennis Lizotte)

Deaf-Blind GDMI Jenny Sanderson and Apprentice Deaf-Blind GDMI Alyssa Ozrovitz:

  • Jason Corning and Niko, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Janet Crawford)
  • Steven Evans and Sunshine, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Mary Wolowiec)
  • Isabell Florence and Joy, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Nan Nellenbach)