Tagged with 'award'

Highline College seeking nominations for 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline College seeking nominations for 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline Community College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former Highline students who have “made significant contributions through community service,... [Read more]

Highline College Vice President named ‘Regional Communicator of the Year’

Highline College Vice President named ‘Regional Communicator of the Year’

Highline Community College’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dr. Lisa Skari was recently named the 2013 District 7 Communicator of the Year by the National Council for Marketing & Public... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Chief honored by National Latino Peace Officers Association

Des Moines Police Chief honored by National Latino Peace Officers Association

Des Moines Police Chief George Delgado was honored Nov. 15 by the National Latino Peace Officers Association with their 2013 NLPOA Award. The ceremony took place at the Lago Azul Restaurant in Des... [Read more]

Locally-produced ‘Maury Island Incident’ film wins state Innovation Lab Award

Locally-produced ‘Maury Island Incident’ film wins state Innovation Lab Award

Producers of the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which starts shooting June 28 – were honored with an Innovation Lab award from Washington Filmworks at the Seattle... [Read more]

Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium honored by MOHAI

Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium honored by MOHAI

Congratulations are in order for the City of Des Moines! The newly-restored Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium has been selected for a John D. Spellman Historic Preservation Award given by King County’s... [Read more]

Highline College Named Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award

Highline College Named Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award

Highline Community College was selected by the Community College Futures Assembly as a 2013 finalist for the 19th annual Bellwether Awards, which were given out last week in Buena Vista, Florida. Established... [Read more]

PHOTOS: 2012 ‘Spirit of Des Moines Awards’ Given Out at Council Meeting

PHOTOS: 2012 ‘Spirit of Des Moines Awards’ Given Out at Council Meeting

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer At a packed city hall, the Des Moines City Council presented the 2012 “Spirit of Des Moines” Awards at the start of Thursday night’s meeting (Jan.... [Read more]

‘Bittner Flute’ Awarded to Global Connections High School 9th Grader

‘Bittner Flute’ Awarded to Global Connections High School 9th Grader

The 2012 Bittner Flute has been awarded to Catalina Corvalan Frugone (pictured above), a 9th grader at Global Connections High School and the daughter of Alfredo Corvalan and Karen Frugone in SeaTac.   The... [Read more]

Highline Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives Journalism Award

Highline Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives Journalism Award

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (Nov. 29) that, in recognition of her “unwavering support of students’ rights and scholastic journalism,” the Journalism Education Association honored Superintendent... [Read more]

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Lt. John Riley and Firefighter Rob Pysher were recognized at a July 24 South King Fire and Rescue Commissioner’s meeting for their efforts in saving the life of their fellow Engine 66 crew member, Wynn Loiland…

Des Moines Area Food Bank wins Award for local Child Hunger Program

Des Moines Area Food Bank wins Award for local Child Hunger Program

The Des Moines Area Food Bank received $5,000 and one of the 2012 Agency Excellence Awards for the organization’s exemplary approaches to ending hunger through its mobile summer meals program for children... [Read more]