Class Notes: 2016
Linda “BK” Wells was the recipient of a 2022 Pinecone Book Award. Wells has published three humorous novels, and, Funny Money was selected as an Amazon Prime Read for Summer 2022.
In Funny Money, two queer female friends decide they can solve their financial problems by robbing the San Francisco Mint. Their wannabee drag queen housemate convinces them the best way to break in is to disguise themselves in drag and ride on a Pride Parade Float. Well, being broke can be a drag!
Prerak Juthani graduated with his MD and MBA from the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale School of Management this past month. He is excited to return back to the Bay Area to start his Internal Medicine residency training at Stanford (but we won’t hold that against him).
Shirlinda “Cindy” Acker, Ed.D. ’16, the director and playwright of a play depicting the landmark court case of Brown v. Board of Education, received a DEI award from the Alameda Chamber. Her play concluded Black History Month in Alameda, with words taken directly from the court transcripts. Cindy is the founder of The Child Unique and the Montessori Elementary Intermediate School of Alameda.