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6.16.2014

R. Beard Honored by Highline Community College as 2014 Distinguished Alumni

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Lane Powell Shareholder Ron Beard was honored at Highline Community College’s commencement ceremony with the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award on Thursday, June 12. In a June 12 Kent Reporter article titled “Highline Honors Seattle Attorney,” Beard is quoted discussing the confidence he received from the rigorous coursework provided at Highline. Beard’s former math instructor was also quoted saying “because of Ron and other students like him, I taught at the college for over 40 years. He is an ideal representation of the mission of Highline.” He further stated, “We are here to give students the opportunity, the knowledge and the expectations they need to achieve their goals and dreams.”