PASCO, Wash., -- Deb Bowen, a 1976 graduate of Columbia Basin College, has been selected as this years outstanding alumna.
Bowen established the Junior Achievement of Greater Tri-Cities program helping prepare 10,000 students in multiple schools throughout the region for their education.
The endowment for the program has amassed nearly $600,000.
"It's a great honor," says Bowen. "I love CBC, it's been a part of our family's life for many, many years and it really is what started my career. So, I'm very grateful to have this opportunity."
Bowen grew up in the Tri-Cities and first attended CBC when she was only 17 years old.
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