Irish McCarthy, BS Parks & Recreation Management, ’93, obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently working in the Pharmaceutical Research and Development field. She lives in Southern California with her 7 year old son and French Bulldog.
Danielle Olson, BSBA Computer Information Systems, ’01, completed a 16-year journey with her father to see a game played out of every Major League Baseball stadium. Danielle married in 2007 and lives in Maricopa, Arizona with her husband and two sons.
Staci Whitman, BS Education, ’92, MA Education, ’97, PhD Physical Therapy, ’10, is a physical therapist at Flagstaff Medical Center. She also works part time as a strength training instructor with Summit Health and Fitness where she found her passion for long-distance running. Staci has now completed several top world marathons.
Vikki Shirley, BAILS Business Administration, ’03, is the former Navajo Nation first lady and was featured in an Navajo Times. Vikki completed her Master’s degree in business at Grand Canyon University, crediting her parents for motivating her to pursue an education. Vikki worked with the Chinle Unified School District as an accountant and in human resources. Vikki has been married to Joe Shirley Jr. for 28 years. Together they have a blended family with six children.
Jon Nicholson, BS Engineering, ’88, is celebrating graduating from NAU 30 years ago.
George Joe, BA English, ’07, MA English, ’08, MA Education Leadership, ’12, ran the Shiprock half-marathon for the second year in a row.