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Out of this world

Cody Messick is a doctoral student in physics at Pennsylvania State University and was part of the team that detected the presence of gravitational waves at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in Washington State and Louisiana in 2015. The team of scientists he’s part of won the Nobel Prize in Physics in October 2017.

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Clark College shapes national author

Mitchell Jackson is the author of the award-winning novel “The Residue Years.” Second novel “Survival Math” is to be published in 2018. He’s a professor of creative nonfiction writing at New York University, adjunct instructor at Columbia University and popular national speaker for youth.

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Jenkins stands in strength

Dr. Debra Jenkins is the chair of Clark College’s Behavioral Sciences division and 25-year employee. She’s also a developmental life coach, teacher and presenter with expertise in lifespan development, issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and institutional climate/organizational change.

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Music is the wisdom of teaching

Jeanne Mack is a retired principal and executive director of Vancouver Schools. She’s co-author of “Help One Student to Succeed Math Program.” She was the first executive director of the Vancouver Schools Foundation to grow its endowment to $1 million.

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In the company of giants

Steve Morasch is a land use, real estate and litigation attorney at Landerholm. He’s received wards from the Wall Street Journal, American Jurisprudence and Vancouver Business Journal. He is chair of Clark County Planning Commission. He was on Clark College’s Alumni Board from 2004-2007 and the Alumni Scholarship Endowment Committee from 2005-2006.

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One of a kind

Clark Alumna Nancy Boyce is the first female field mechanic for Caterpillar Inc., in Alaska. She owns a heavy machine repair business in Alaska. She’s Alaska Journal of Commerce’s Top Forty Under 40 award winner and finalist for the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Foundation’s Technician of the Year Award.

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Glenn and Betty Tribe

Alumni Glenn and Betty Tribe are the recipients of the Clark College Foundation Presidential Award 2017. The award was presented to the Tribes during the Savoring Excellence donor gala on November 2, 2017.

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Columbia Credit Union

Columbia Credit Union is the recipient of Clark College Foundation’s 2017 Presidential Award. The award was presented to the credit union during the Savoring Excellence donor gala on November 2, 2017.

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Stronger Together

Clark College and Clark College Foundation are stronger together as we work to provide the residents of SW high-quality education that is innovative and affordable. Together we help students defy expectations and fly! Created for Clark College Foundation’s Savoring Excellence donor gala for November 3, 2017

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