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CLARK INSTRUCTOR DEENA BISIG
RECEIVES THE 2007 GEORGE C. MARSHALL
PUBLIC LEADERSHIP AWARD

Deena Bisig receives a certificate from Dennis Benthin, Chef de Gare for the 40 et 8, during the public ceremony held at the George C. Marshall House.

Deena Bisig receives a certificate from Dennis Benthin, Chef de Gare for the 40 et 8 (right), during the public ceremony held at the George C. Marshall House.

Clark College Communications Studies instructor Deena Bisig was named recipient of the 2007 General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award at a public ceremony held Wednesday, November 7 at the George C. Marshall House on Officers Row.

Deena Bisig is congratulated by Communications Studies Division Chair Roxane Southerland, Dean of Basic Education, English and Humanities Dr. Ray Korpi, and Vice President of Instruction Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd.

Deena Bisig (second from left) is congratulated by Communications Studies Division Chair Roxane Southerland (left), Dean of Basic Education, English and Humanities Dr. Ray Korpi (second from right), and Vice President of Instruction Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd.

The award is presented annually to a Clark County resident, age 35 or under, who is actively involved in the community. Selection for the award is based on demonstrated leadership abilities, commitment to public service, academic achievement and potential for ongoing leadership roles in public service.

In addition to her teaching position here at Clark, Bisig serves as advisor for the college’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. Her volunteer commitments include assisting with Junior Achievement, the Kid’s Club at Orchards Elementary School and Winter Hospitality Overflow. She serves as the executive council secretary for St. Andrew Lutheran Church and is a host parent for the ASSE student exchange program. In 2006, Bisig was selected by the Vancouver Business Journal as an “Accomplished and Under 40” award recipient. Bisig is also a member of the current (2007-2008) class of Leadership Clark County.

2007 General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award recipient Deena Bisig is joined by her husband, Mike, and daughter, Kirstyn, during the ceremony held on November 7.
2007 General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award recipient Deena Bisig (left) is joined by her husband, Mike, and daughter, Kirstyn, during the ceremony held on November 7.

As a recipient of the Marshall Award, Deena will receive a stipend for a trip to Lexington, Va., to tour the Marshall Foundation, visit Colonial Williamsburg and Washington, D.C. Marshall Award recipients also play an active role in many of the Celebrate Freedom events and activities throughout the year.

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