Lake Washington School District Proclamation

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Whereas, Bellevue College started in 1966 as a small community college with fewer than 500 students and now serves nearly 33,000 students, including many Lake Washington School District alumni; and

Whereas, Since its founding in 1966, more than 450,000 students have taken classes at Bellevue College; and

Whereas, Students have earned more than 55,800 degrees, certificates and other awards such as high school diplomas; and

Whereas, Students can begin their education at Bellevue College and transfer to a university to complete their degrees or earn one of Bellevue College’s ten bachelor degrees; and

Whereas, Bellevue College offers nearly 100 professional and technical programs that prepare them for jobs of today and the future; and

Whereas, Bellevue College is celebrating its 50th anniversary the week of October 9-15;

Therefore, the Lake Washington School District Board of Directors congratulates Bellevue College on its 50 years and extends wishes for a happy 50th anniversary.

Dr. Traci Pierce, Superintendent

Last Updated October 19, 2016