Jacob Spangler, 2001 Enumclaw High School graduate, completed his Ph.D. in genetics at Clemson University.
He attended Washington State University from 2001 through 2006 and obtained degrees in genetics, biochemistry and microbiology. He was then employed in a research laboratory at WSU from 2006-09 when he was admitted to Clemson’s doctoral program.
Spangler is employed with a company doing research on breast cancer and residing in Irvine, Calif.
He is the son of Brian and Marcia Spangler, former Enumclaw residents who now reside in Helena, Mont.