PVHSF Honored Patron: Danny Andreasen

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Danny Andreasen, one of PV’s top patrons for 2017, was chosen for all of his hard work and generous donations to PV over the years.  Danny came to Chico when he was 10 and is a PV alumnus.  He studied business in college and is now a licensed General Contractor in both California and Nevada.  Danny is the President and CEO of what is now known as Cleanrite-Buildrite (CRBR), which specializes in rug and upholstery cleaning, wind, water and fire restoration and construction.

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PVHSF Honored Patron: Tim O’Connell

tim oconnellTim O’Connell has been chosen as one of PV’s top patrons for 2017-18 for his incredible contributions to PVHS over the years. Tim attended CSUC before entering the US Navy where he was a nuclear engineer on Fast Attack Submarines.  Tim returned to CSUC where he graduated with a degree in Polymer Technology. After gaining experience working as a Systems Engineer in various cities, Tim returned to Chico where he started his international company, Rescue 42, Inc., which manufactures special rescue equipment for fire departments. 

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Alicia Mercer Barr – Class of 1991

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Alicia attended Bidwell Junior High School and Pleasant Valley High School, where she was an honor roll student and active in Student Government. She was a 3–sport athlete at PV, garnering multiple All–League accolades in cross country, basketball and track and field. After graduating in 1991, Alicia attended Cal Poly SLO as an Aeronautical Engineering major. She also continued her pursuits in track and field, garnering an All–Conference award in the 400m hurdles while at Cal Poly.

The summer after her freshman year, she came back to Chico to visit and quickly realized how much she missed the town and sense of community. By the end of summer, her mind was set, and she transferred to CSU, Chico as a Mechanical Engineer. While attending CSUC, Alicia became very active with the student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and she earned three more All Conference titles in the 400m hurdles. She graduated from CSUC in 1996 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Organizational Communications. CSUC recognized her achievements by awarding her the College of Engineering Outstanding Student Award and the CSUC Outstanding Student Leader Award.

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Norm Rosene – Class of 1975

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Norm graduated from Bidwell Junior High in 1972 and Pleasant Valley High School in 1975. While at PV, he participated in football all three years, as well as junior varsity basketball and golf. As a senior, Norm was the recipient of the Lion’s Club Outstanding Science Student Award, NROTC Scholarship, and was a California Scholarship Federation member.

After graduating from PV, Norm attended UC Davis. He played varsity lacrosse during his tenure there, twice being selected to play on the California Collegiate All–Star team. He graduated with honors with a B.S. in Zoology and then continued his education at UC Davis, receiving a master’s of science degree in Physiology in 1981. He then moved on to the UC San Francisco School of Dentistry, graduating in 1985 as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. His diligence and hard work placed him as a finalist in the Block Drug Company Outstanding Essay Award and earned him the Eissmann Restorative Dentistry Award.

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