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RINGING OUT THE YEAR WITH HOLIDAY CHEER

Engineering professors Tina Barsotti (left) and Bill Wheeler (right) take a moment out from the last week of classes to enjoy the holiday reception. Even the youngsters get excited to meet Oswald, leader of Clark’s Penguin Nation!

Engineering professors Tina Barsotti (left) and Bill Wheeler (right) take a moment out from the last week of classes to enjoy the holiday reception.

Even youngsters were excited to meet Oswald, leader of Clark’s Penguin Nation!

From the young to the young at heart, members of the Clark College community gathered on Tuesday, Dec. 4 for the college's holiday reception and tree lighting.

Gaydena Thompson, J. Manning Nelson, Lynn Degerstedt and Lisa Gibert.

Left to right:  Professor emeritus and Penguin Athletic Club board member Gaydena Thompson, J. Manning Nelson, Lynn Degerstedt and Clark College Foundation President Lisa Gibert.

Clark College President Bob Knight welcomed current and retired faculty and staff members to the reception, thanking them for their work in support of the college and its students.

Oswald donned his holiday haberdashery for the reception and tree lighting ceremony. He was joined by Workforce Education’s Darla Utter and Tonya Lawrence. Vice President of Instruction Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd and Dean of Enrollment Services Alex Montoya stop for a photo.

Workforce Education’s Darla Utter (left) and Tonya Lawrence (right) hug Oswald, who donned his holiday haberdashery.

Vice President of Instruction Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd and Dean of Enrollment Services Alex Montoya stop for a photo.

Knight also thanked the Clark College Foundation for its support of the college, noting, “we Saxophones rang out the sounds of holiday cheer at the holiday reception.can never take it [the foundation] for granted.” 

Foundation President Lisa Gibert noted that the foundation received a special holiday gift -- a $100,000 yearend matching gift.

As Clarkers enjoyed holiday fare prepared by members of the Culinary Arts program, the sounds of holiday music filled the air, courtesy members of the college’s band program.
    

ASCC Club Coordinator Cindi Lou Kunkel, ASCC President Pat Mehigan and ASCC Activities Director Janet Sanchez share a moment with Santa.

ASCC Club Coordinator Cindi Lou Kunkel, ASCC President Pat Mehigan and ASCC Activities Director Janet Sanchez share a moment with Santa.

Clark's 2007 holiday tree twinkles with blue, red and green lights

   

Oswald, the leader of Clark's Penguin Nation, made an appearance at the festivities, as did another familiar face with a white beard and a jolly laugh.

And as dusk fell over the college, the twinkle of blue, red and green lights shone from the holiday tree.

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