Thursday, November 12, 2009

Communiversity, LLC Named Best of the West

Rio Salado College was a big winner last week during Westmarc’s 17th annual Best of the West Awards taking. The Communiversity @ Surprise and the Lifelong Learning Center won first-place awards, while the Rio Salado operated El Mirage Mayor’s Adult Basic Education Academy received an honorable mention.

The Best of the West awards recognize outstanding contributions to the image, lifestyle and economic development of the West Valley.

PHOTO: Celebrating their wins during the Best of the West Awards ceremony are: (from left) Dr. Chris Bustamante, Sherry Bargo, City of Surprise Mayor Lyn Truitt, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, President Linda Thor, Dr. Todd Aakhus, and Miryam Gutier-Brown. Gov. Brewer received the John F. Long Lifetime Achievement Award.

See a complete list of winners and slide show HERE.