Published: September 17, 2008
CBC: Richland man named outstanding alumnus
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By Michelle Dupler, Herald staff writer
Pasco Columbia Basin College Foundation today named Gary Spanner of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory its Outstanding Alumnus of the year.
Spanner is the manager of PNNL's Office of Small Business Programs and chairman of the Tri-Cities Research District, a 1,600-acre campus in north Richland intended to provide a home to burgeoning technology businesses.
He performs community service with the United Way, Tri-Cities Development Council and Junior Achievement.
Spanner also has been a guest lecturer at CBC.
He received the award from CBC Foundation Board Chairman Don Paddock at an all-campus meeting this morning.
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