Jacinto Silva

Jacinto by the numbers: 1 Torbie cat named Squatt 2 immigrant parents from Mexico 1st generation college graduate 0 cooking skills 3 years of owning a bike 100 unnecessary milligrams of caffeine Jacinto received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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Kasey Bumgardner

Kasey by the numbers: 119 ceramic pieces made in 2023 (so far) 6 different states lived in 1 happy dog named Bowser 1 pair of socks knitted + Countless single socks knitted without their pair Kasey graduated from Scripps College

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Pilar Hillis

Pilar by the numbers: 1 28 lb. Siamese cat in the house who believes he is a dog. 3 amazing children, 2 boys and 1 girl 100 an estimate of the pairs of shoes that may be in my closet

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Prin Ocea

Prin by the numbers: 1 international trip that they love talking about 65 degrees Fahrenheit feels cold to this Floridian 100 potted plants (approximately) Prin received their B.A. from the University of South Florida in Women’s & Gender Studies with

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Oak VanSlyke

Oak by the numbers: 21: Successful escapes in Hades the Video Game 72: Years my family has gone camping on the same site on Mt Hood 34: Inches of Hair (and still growing!) Oak received their B.A. in Political Science from

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Marielle Norris

Marielle by the numbers: 1.5 age at time of adoption 7 foreign languages studied 5 highest grade of indoor boulders climbed so far 8 years vegetarian Marielle was adopted from China and grew up in Tacoma, Atlanta, D.C., Portland, and

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Katy Sanchez

Katy by the numbers: 6 currently owned skulls of animals 12 pairs of trousers in my closet 147 packets of seeds in my propagation collection Katy Sanchez received a Bachelor’s of Science in Anthropology with an emphasis in Forensics, a

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April Davis

April by the numbers: 0 number of local Tom Petty Shows missed since 1978 2 number of rescued Mini Donkeys in my yard 24 number of Jodi Picoult novels read Professionally, April has been a healthcare Customer Service advocate for

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Shawna Naethe

Shawna by the numbers: 5 amazing humans that call me Mom 3 pets – Winston the Pomchi, Archer the Tuxedo Cat and Norman the Baby Ginger Kitty 4 times (or more) of watching every season of Portlandia Shawna is a

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Tanner Snell

Tanner by the numbers: 3 months too little spent living in Costa Rica 4 summers working at a youth summer camp 2 skydiving trips 9 years of piano lessons Tanner grew up in Grand Rapids, MN and recently graduated with

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