2004 Class Notes

Julia Burdakin, ’04, is a physician assistant in Cedar Rapids, IA, for a private cardiology practice. She completed her master of physician assistant studies degree at the University of Iowa in 2007. Julia has traveled abroad and spent time volunteering at a hospital in Guatemala. She lives in North Liberty, IA, and can be reached via e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Levi Straight, ’04, is chair of the Math Department for Northwestern High School in Baltimore, MD. He has taught ninth-grade algebra for Baltimore City Public Schools for the past four years. Levi is also an assistant football coach, head basketball coach, and a class advisor. He has done work with Texas Instruments and promoted technology in the classroom. Levi and his wife, Laura Eilers Straight, ’04, live in Baltimore, MD, and can be reached via e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Beth Walton, ’04, is a staff writer for City Pages. She has done internships at USA Today and the Las Vegas Review Journal. She is also a sexual education instructor for Planned Parenthood. Beth won a League of Women Voter’s service scholarship. She earned a master’s degree in international development and administration from Western Michigan University. She took a backpacking trip through Asia, visiting Vietnam, China, Tibet, Nepal, and India. Beth lives in Minneapolis, MN.

Tiffany Juliano Weitzel, ’04, is a grain buyer for The Andersons. She is also co-chair of the Homer Caring and Sharing Food Bank. She and her husband, Stan, were married in 2005 and live in Homer.