Patrick Rawson

Pre-College Programs Instructor,


Born in Limerick, Ireland, Patrick immigrated to San Sunnyvale, California in 1958. He moved to Hood River, Oregon in 1989 where he lives with his wife, Rebecca, and four children.

Patrick enjoys Irish music, flat water kayaking, and reading. He facilitates two book groups--a mens' reading group and a Catholic authors reading group. Patrick speaks fluent Spanish and has traveled in Mexico and Honduras. Patrick is also a Hospice Social Worker (MSW) and serves families in the Gorge who have a terminally ill family member.


Portland State University

Master of Social Work, 1996

Franciscan School of Theology

Master of Divinity Theology, 1980

Don Bosco College

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 1975


San Jose State University

Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education/Eglish as a Second Language, 1987