WC pharmacist to be featured in State Fair booth

Life-size photographs of recent University of Iowa graduates who are living and working in Iowa communities will grace the walls of the UI’s exhibit at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 7 to 17 in Des Moines.

The photos, taken by UI photographer Bill Adams, are part of the UI’s “University for IOWA” campaign to share stories of how it provides Iowans with a world-class education, keeps families healthy, builds businesses, and makes life better through social and cultural outreach.

The exhibit will be located in the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building on the State Fairgrounds.

Among those featured will be Michelle Terwilliger, a 2014 graduate with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She is a pharmacy manager with Thrifty White Pharmacy in Webster City. Terwilliger is a native of Humboldt.

Others photographed include:

Jordan Brauns, 2013 graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and management. A native of Muscatine, he is a financial and tax consultant for the Iowa Farm Business Association in Nichols, Iowa.

Kimberly Frees, a 2014 graduate with a Doctor of Nursing Practice Pediatrics degree. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Pediatrics UnityPoint Clinic in Hiawatha. She is a native of North Liberty, Iowa.

Rachel Hahn, 2011 graduate with a Bachelor of Science in chemical and biochemical engineering. She is a maintenance and reliability training coordinator for General Mills in Cedar Rapids. She is a native of Stockton, Illinois.

Dr. Abbie Otto, who has two UI degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Sport Studies in 2008 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree this year. She and her husband have relocated to their hometown of Holstein, Iowa, where they purchased an existing dental practice from retiring dentist Dr. Myron Murphy.

Andrew Quillin, 2013 graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Sports Business. He is stadium operations manager with the Iowa Cubs in Des Moines. Andrew is a native of Chariton, Iowa.

Zachary Veigulis, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health and Human Physiology in 2014. He works as a health information specialist in the Veterans Administration Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines, which is also his hometown.

More than 200 UI alumni, faculty, staff, students and I-Club members will volunteer at the booth giving away Hawkeye football posters, schedule cards and temporary Tiger Hawk Tattoos.