Red Devil Wellbeing: Healthy Hall of Fame!
Join us in congratulating our quarterly Hall of Fame Winners. We've selected them
because they've worked hard at making major healthy changes, resulting in amazing
Read their stories below.
Fall Quarter 2021
Fall Quarter 2019
- Heidi Bauer (Faculty)
|Heidi loves hiking and has hiked 150+ miles so far of the Pacific Crest Trail. Heidi
sets very specific goals every time she hikes the Pacific Crest and plans to hike
other sections soon with goals of completing all of Oregon and Washington alone. Eventually,
she would like to hike California sections as well. The Pacific Crest Trail is a total
of 2,653 miles!
- Judi Howland (Staff)
|Judi has lost 50 lbs so far and now is focused on having a healthy BMI. Since the
passing of her husband, Judi searched for a way to reconnect with herself to heal.
She decided to make small changes, like getting back to working out regularly. Judi
works out almost every day and plays soccer on an indoor soccer team on the weekends.
She encourages everyone to start small and keep progressing forward.
Spring Quarter 2019
- Merry Bond (Faculty)
|Merry has lost 120 pounds, and she's not done! Her goal is to lose about 70 more.
Her advice to others looking to shed some weight is to just, "do something". Big or
small, make a change and use that to piggyback onto more and more changes.
- Ken Noble (Staff)
|Ken is an avid runner, bike rider and hiker. Him and his wife run at least 4 miles
a day with their dog. Through his active lifestyle he's been able to stay healthy
and mobile through the years. He says, "once you start, don't stop".
Winter Quarter 2019
- Mavourneen Rister (Faculty)
|Mavourneen's approach to Health & Wellness is both, physical and mental, and she makes
sure to focus an equal amount of energy in both areas. She works hard to maintain
a positive outlook on life while giving back to people in need. Mavourneen has also
done martial arts for the last 20 years, amazing!
- Ann Williamson (Faculty)
|Ann's road to a healthy lifestyle is simple, don't start too big and stick with small
and easy changes. Ann is a regular at the LCC Fitness Center and also takes Zumba
classes here on campus. Ann makes sure to listen to her body, stay active and keep
Fall Quarter 2018
- Julian Rivas (Staff)
|Julian enjoys working out in the LCC Fitness Center with his gym and weightlifting
partner. "No pain, no gain," is how he describes his gym sessions. Outside of LCC,
he also likes to play pick-up basketball at his local gym and mentions how he can
play for hours. Julian maintains an active lifestyle and strives to eat healthy as
- Matt Holloway (Staff)
|Matt's motivation to hit the gym and pump some iron comes from his personal progress
he sees in the mirror. Being able to lose weight and gain muscle are part of his transformational
goals. His focus and determination have even led him to win a transformational challenge
in the past.
- Marco Pedroza (Staff)
|Marco is a member of the LCC Fitness Center and has experienced a renewed sense of
confidence since he joined. Seeing the progress, being able to lose some weight and
gain some muscle have helped him stay motivated. His goal is to continue to get lean
and gain more muscle and he is on a great trajectory.
Spring Quarter 2018
- Kendra Sprague (Staff)
|Kendra's lifestyle has a way of inspiring others. Her dedication and commitment to
health and fitness are not only good for her, but she also inspires others. She enjoys
long runs, hikes with the family, CrossFit sessions in the LCC Fitness Center, and
also enjoys delicious healthy food choices.
- Michaela Jackson (Staff)
|Michaela suffered a back injury a while back and struggled to find a way of coping
with the pain. She later found out that increased exercise and mobility helped alleviate
the pain. Today, Michaela makes sure to stay active, and make healthy food choices.
As a result, she hasn't experienced any pain since she made physical activity a top
priority. She is a frequent flier of the LCC Fitness Center.
- Brittany Brooks (Student)
|"Stick it out," Brittany says! Brittany knows from her own personal experience that
sticking with a healthy lifestyle will produce results. One of her goals was to drop
weight and she has been able to lose 30 pounds. Brittany's perspective is that even
small steps can help you finish a race.
Winter Quarter 2018
- Hiedi Bauer (Faculty)
|Hiedi brings an energetic and optimistic outlook on life and she knows how to use
it to her advantage. Her passion for writing poetry and the creative work that she
is able to manifest, is inspired through physical activities and meditation. Hiedi's
best work is produced when she is in tune with her body and mind.
- Clinton Howard (Student)
|Overcoming adversity is one of Clinton's strongest qualities! Through his own life
learning lessons, Clinton hopes to motivated others who face similar barriers as he
has, to make a change for the better. Clinton is not only a believer in his personal
philosophy, as the ASLCC President, he also leads by example.
- Teresa Madsen (Staff)
|Teresa realized that she had a system around her that would allow her to make healthier
life choices. She joined the LCC Fitness Center, used apps like MyFitnessPal, and
tracked her progress with the BIA scale. In her journey, she has seen significant
weight loss and enjoys a healthier lifestyle.
- Dustin Williams (Student)
|Determined and competitive is a great way to describe Dustin. He constantly strives
to maintain a healthy lifestyle by exercising and eating healthy foods. Through hard
work and dedication, Dustin has seen vast improvements in strength all around.
Fall Quarter 2017
- Holli Schray (Student)
|She's the perfect example of someone who successfully balances work, life, and school!
She's a single mom of 3 kids, works two jobs, and is enrolled full-time in the nursing
program. Holli is an optimistic individual and is determined to make life better for
- Crystal Heitz (Staff)
|Crystal's positivity is infectious! Maintaining her optimistic outlook on life and
fun-loving personality is easy for her because she's intentional about the choices
she makes, the people she associates herself with, and the impact she has on others.
Spring Quarter 2017
- Cliff Hicks (Staff)
|Motivated by a desire to sleep better, be more energized, and feel better all around,
Cliff made healthy changes to his lifestyle and eating habits! Through a consistent
workout routine & a low calorie diet that keeps him full & satisfied, he's seen amazing
- Kym Gensman (Student)
|After a major health scare, Kym has drastically improved her overall well-being! She's
lost 100 pounds, is a workout machine, teaches a fitness class, eats healthy, & has
the energy level she needs to keep up with her two kids!
- Annette Ward (Faculty)
|Annette has always been a strong advocate for health & fitness, but she has recently
changed her approach and it's working really well for her! Aside from healthy eating
habits and frequent physical activity, she now focuses on increasing her metabolism
through a consistent fasting schedule!
Winter Quarter 2017
- Mary Hebert (Faculty)
|When Mary reached her heaviest weight, she was determined to make a lifestyle change.
It all started with completely changing her eating habits and then she started exercising.
With high motivation and consistency, Mary continues to lose weight!
- Scott Houston (Welding Student)
|Scott is a regular at the LCC Fitness Center! He works out 5x/week and is very thoughtful
about the food he puts in his body! Scott's lost 62 lbs!
Fall Quarter 2016
- Mike Skeie (Adjunct)
|From goal setting, diet changes, and sheer determination, Mike has lost over 50 lbs.!
He's well deserving of the compliments he's now getting on a regular basis. You look
- Rhonie Hiatt (Part-time Hourly)
|Rhonie's New Year's Resolution was to quit smoking! It only took her two weeks to
completely quit! She's determined to stay tobacco-free forever!
- Ashley Bromley (Business Student)
|Ashley is motivated to lead a healthy lifestyle because of her daughter. She eats
wells, exercises consistently & safely, & sets achievable goals, which enabled her
to lose over 50 lbs. She's less than 20 away from her ideal weight.
Spring Quarter 2016
- Rich Dolan
|Rich has lost 80 pounds, has his blood pressure under control, is mindful about what
he eats, and has established an awesome workout routine!
- Rita Lawless
|Rita has set goals and worked hard to change her eating habits and increase her daily
exercise! She follows the Paleo diet and has lost four pant sizes!
- Louis LaPierre
|Louis is expanding options for healthy eating on campus through the Richard Kelley
Learning & Healing Garden. He's also teaching peers and students about gardening
and is involved with healthy eating initiatives in the community!
Winter Quarter 2016
- Gabino Salgado
|After being diagnosed with diabetes, Gabino made some major healthy changes, including
cutting out the soda!
- Nadine Lemmons
|Nadine is committed to eating clean and exercising with both weights and cardio. She's
seeing amazing results
- Steven Boyer
|Steven lost 185 pounds of fat and gained 20 pounds of muscle from cutting out tobacco
and alcohol, eating healthy and exercising!
Fall Quarter 2015
- Brad Benjamin
|Brad was introduced to CrossFit as an ASLCC event in 2013.. He's been mostly consistently following it ever since, as well as making diet changes.
- Shelly Aldrich
|Shelly had a wake-up call in 2011. Since then she's lost over half her body weight
by setting small, achievable goals.
- Jim Franz
|Jim realized it was time for a change when he stepped on a BIA scale in 2014. Since
then he'd dropped 10 pounds and started working out.