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Ande Engleman has covered every legislative session in Nevada since 1981 and has been doing political analysis for "Nevada News Makers" on KRNV since 1984. You can find out more on News Makers at www.KRNV.com (wait for the site to load fully). Ande covered northern Nevada for Reuters News Service and began covering the Legislature for the ABC affiliate in Reno in 1997. She joined the ABC affiliate full-time in 1999 in order to open a Carson City bureau. Ande began her career in broadcasting at WTOP (WUSA) in Washington, DC. She served as Executive Director of the Nevada Press Association for 12 years, and lobbied the Legislature for improved open meeting laws, public records and greater access to public information. Ande spent two and a half years working for Governor Richard Bryan and one year as Press Secretary to Secretary of State Dean Heller. Ande has called northern Nevada home for the past 23 years.

Ken Kashiwahara is an Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist who spent 25 years with ABC News as a correspondent covering major national and international news. Before his retirement in 1998, he served as ABC’s San Francisco Bureau Chief. One of the first prominent Asian American correspondents, he reported on major historical events, including the 1975 fall of Saigon (where he was one of the last American correspondents airlifted out of the city), the Lebanon civil war, and the aftermath of the Tienanmen Square riots. He also spearheaded ABC’s coverage of redress for Japanese Americans interned during World War II. He won Emmys in 1986 and 1988, the “Lifetime Achievement” award from the Asian American Journalists Association in 1993, and a similar award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

(I. Stockton) Keith Reeves, V, F.A.I.A. is president of his own architectural firm, Architects Design Group, Inc. (www.architectsdesigngroup.com), in Winter Park, Florida. His firm has been awarded the Florida State Firm of the Year Award for 2002-2003 and Keith has been named Architect of the Year 2002-2003 by the American Public Works Association. Keith was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of a Navy family, from a tradition of career military officers going back to the Revolutionary War. As a result of being a "Navy junior" he had the opportunity to travel extensively and live in many diversified locations, including Cairo, Egypt; Rome, Italy; Kawajalein, The Marshall Islands, and in several locations throughout the United States. Keith attended the University of Florida, School of Architecture. At the completion of his education at the University, he was selected as one of thirty-two graduating architectural students from across the U.S. to serve in the Peace Corps in Tunis, Tunisia. During his service he received "meritorious recognition for his exemplary service to the ideals of the Peace Corps." Upon return to the United States, Keith and his wife took up residence in Winter Park, Florida. In 1971, Keith founded Architects Design Group, Inc. and received the AIA Honor Award for Design in 1999 .

Pat Deck was our only class member lost to the Viet Nam War. Pat was a member of the Wheel Club for three years and was editor of the Tattler our senior year. Pat went on to Cornell University, where he earned a BS in chemical engineering in 1963. In June 1963, he went to work as a chemical engineer for W. R. Grace and Co. in Erwin, TN. Pat worked at Oak Ridge developing methods of handling nuclear (uranium) waste. In April 1964, Pat was activated by the Army Reserves. The Army decided to send Pat to helicopter pilot training. Pat was married in December 1964, during a break in his training. After completion of training at Ft Rucker, AL, Pat was sent to Vietnam during the summer of 1965. On September 18, 1965, Pat was flying a troop carrier into North Vietnam and was shot down. He was recovered with serious injuries and was transported to Walter Reed Hospital for treatment of brain damage and several other injuries. He was later transferred to the VA Hospital where he died on February 2, 1972, after 6-1/2 years in hospitals. First Lieutenant Patrick Arthur Deck, Jr., USA, received the Purple Heart and the Medal of Valor. His name was added to "The Wall" on Panel 1W, Row 63.

Francis "Frank" Calvert Brooke, III was the president of the French Club and Art Editor of Chips our senior year. Frank enrolled in the "Great Books" curriculum at St. Johns College in Annapolis and became fluent in several languages. He taught at the Key School. However, while in college Frank was diagnosed with a terminal neurological disease. In 1980, he moved to Sonoma, CA, and moved in with his sister Bonnie Brooks ('59). This is a small town in the wine country of Northern California and he liked it very much and made some good friends during those years. His later years here were quiet ones. He read a lot, hosted some nice soirees on his deck, and enjoyed the wonderful California weather and the ability to be outside all year round. Some of his former students were able to visit him there and he was able to keep in touch with his many contacts throughout the world. Frank died from his disease in June 1988.

Reuben Rudd: With his death on June 13, 2003, the class of 1958 has lost 50 members. Reuben Rudd was a tall, blonde lad who lived almost across the street from B-CC near the end of Montgomery Lane. He attended Lynbrook, Leland and B-CC. Reuben Rudd was a carpenter and businessman. He had a carpenter business in Rockville making and installing salad bars for Jerry's Subs and Pizza shops. Reuben's entrepreneurial spirit included three businesses in Rockville. The first of which was Kitchen Showcase, a retailer of custom-made cabinetry. His longest running and most successful business was Rudd's Woodshop, whose commercial clients included Jerry's Subs, Hahn Shoes and the Sir Walter Raleigh restaurant chain. He ran the woodshop for more than 20 years until the late 1980s. He then opened and managed Brew and Wine Masters, which sold raw ingredients to make beer and wine. Reuben was born in Washington and raised in Bethesda. He served in the D.C. National Guard as a military police officer. His pride and joy was a custom made house in Clarksville in Howard County, designed in a Japanese style utilizing a great deal of Reuben's carpentry. Reuben and his wife sold the house in 2001 and moved to Glendora, CA. They separated and Reuben returned to the Washington area the following year. Rueben's sister, Emilie Hale of Gaithersburg, is a member of the Class of '55.


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