Recent Graduates

Classes 17-11, 18-01, 18-02, 18-03

Published in: Update - Issue 3 - 2017 »   

NOTE: GDMI stands for Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Class 17-11

GDMI Ashley Ayers; Darryl Miller and Leader Dog Sully, black lab (puppy raisers: Marnie Kramer & Austin Kramer); Ann Schalau and Leader Dog Arlo, yellow lab (puppy raisers: Kellie & Erik Smith)

Apprentice GDMI Meredith Bryde; GDMI Sue Horn; Jesse Robinson and Leader Dog Beau, black lab (puppy raiser: Victoria Reifel); Gabryela Nunez and Leader Dog Stella, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Joanne & Steve Levine); Birgitta Herrmann and Leader Dog Willow, black lab (puppy raisers: Jade Miller & Hallie Miller); Rodney Ogden and Leader Dog Kaleka, black lab (puppy raiser: Debra Delie); Deborah Dayton and Leader Dog Desmond, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Trudy & Joseph Nowak)

GDMI Paul Meister; Justin Willcock and Leader Dog Alex, black lab (puppy raiser: G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility); Robert Scholler and Leader Dog Banner, black lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Barb Hooper); Gayle Araki and Leader Dog Darby, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Sue & Don Kessel and Kevin Franklin); John Hensley and Leader Dog Cali, black lab (puppy raisers: Noel & Rick Houghton)

GDMI Sue Hackman; Marie Zaknoun and Leader Dog Sadie, black lab (puppy raiser: Beth Wallis); Jose Ramirez and Leader Dog Abby, black lab (puppy raisers: Margaret & Michael Keesler); Emma Dennis and Leader Dog Benjamin, golden retriever (puppy raiser: James Lampman); Ian Moon and Leader Dog Tempe, yellow lab/golden retriever (puppy raiser: Teri Tommet)

Class 18-01

GDMI Kevin Ihrke; Dennis Parrone and Leader Dog Mojo, black lab (puppy raisers: Patricia & Raymond Baggett); Harley Colbert and Leader Dog Carson, black lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility; Lewis Walker and Leader Dog Vincent, German shepherd (puppy raisers: Linda Lindeman-DeCarlo & Ronald DeCarlo); Meredith Cook and Leader Dog Tris, black lab (puppy raiser: Lino Lakes Correctional Facility)

GDMI Carrie Pryce; Paul Jones and Leader Dog Bastone, black lab (puppy raiser: Audrey Galamago); Cynthia Kennedy and Leader Dog Lillie, yellow lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Eric Thompson); Norine Labitzke and Leader Dog Rizzo, black lab (puppy raisers: Monica & Zachary Callahan)

GDMI Katie Wattles; Hannah Furney and Leader Dog Star, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Chippewa Correctional Facility); Francisco De Lima and Leader Dog Lady Freedom, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Tyler Wirtjes); Cheryl Kennedy and Leader Dog Delight, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Lynne Davis)

GDMI Kathryn Roberts and Apprentice GDMI Ashley Nunnelly; Julie Hayward and Leader Dog Fenway, black lab (puppy raisers: Elisabeth & Jack Lindsay); Alexander Traub and Leader Dog Montafon yellow lab (puppy raisers: Glenn & Ginger Rossow)

Apprentice GDMI Eric Rodman; Angel Prince and Leader Dog Rex, yellow lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Sri Siriam); Brian McManus and Leader Dog Ziggy, black lab (puppy raisers: Karen & Ken Chambers); Deanna Greco and Leader Dog Phil, black lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Barry Chubick)

Home Delivery: Trisha Kulkarni and Leader Dog Liberty, black lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Lois Barb)

Class 18-02

Deaf-Blind GDMI Jennifer Sanderson and Apprentice Deaf-Blind GDMI Sarah Duyck; Zachary Fox and Leader Dog Ingi, black lab (puppy raisers: Michele & Kevin Anderson); Katherin Inman and Leader Dog Olympia, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Rebecca Wynn); Ashley Jackson and Leader Dog Bunker, black lab (puppy raiser: Andrea [AJ] Rourke)

GDMI Lauren Brady; Morgan Cunningham and Leader Dog Zoot, black lab/golden cross (puppy raisers: Susan & Dale Lieder); Blake LeBeouf and Leader Dog Magic, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Christian Lucier); Sara Cunningham and Leader Dog Kauffman, black lab (puppy raisers: Lisa & Rob Asbury); Kathryn Nicholson and Leader Dog Ori, German shepherd (puppy raisers: Michelle & Gary McLean)

GDMI Denise Atler; Audrey Demmitt and Leader Dog Delta April, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Kim & Terry Woolery); Mary Talley and Leader Dog Woodstock, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Gary Jensen); Dennis Golden and Leader Dog Mathias, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Cheryl Sacrates); Toni Nye and Leader Dog Comet, black lab (puppy raisers: Michael & Diane Waldo)

Home Delivery: William Yeager and Leader Dog Priestap, black lab (puppy raiser: Kimberly Wattles-Prud’homme)

Class 18-03

Senior GDMI Christie Bane and GDMI Kathryn Roberts; Rene Martinez Martinez and Leader Dog Charlevoix, yellow lab/golden cross (puppy raisers: Steve & Mary Landry); Josefina Carrillo Montiel and Leader Dog Mira, black lab/golden cross (puppy raisers: Mary & David Hattis); Adriana Masis Ocampo and Leader Dog Alex, black lab/golden cross (puppy raiser: Oaks Correctional Facility); Jose Rejon Aguilar and Leader Dog Rider, black lab (puppy raiser: Fort Dodge Correctional Facility); Marco Chavarria Ramirez and Leader Dog Tonka, yellow/golden cross (puppy raisers: Frances & Timothy Hamlin); Clara Marzullo and Leader Dog Nyla, black lab (puppy raiser: Chippewa Correctinal Facility); David Holliday and Leader Dog Major, black lab (puppy raiser: Macomb Correctional Facility)