Nominees wanted for distinguished alumnus

The Yakima Valley Community College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Alumnus Award.

The award was first conferred in 1982 to Catherine May Bedell, a 1934 YVCC graduate and U.S. Congresswoman for 12 years.

Nominees must have attended YVCC for a minimum of three quarters, attained at least 45 credits and distinguished themselves in some positive manner.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 28. Application forms are available by calling Deborah Wilson at 509-574-6872 or by email at

The award will be presented at the YVCC commencement ceremony in June.


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