Pierce College News

April 12, 2002

Pierce College Foundation adds two new board members

Filed under: News releases — Pierce College at 4:03 pm

Alece Cox, a Tacoma attorney, and Steve Offenbecher, owner of Offenbecher Commercial, Inc., have joined the board of the Pierce College Foundation, according to Foundation Director Cherry Tinker.

“We are simply thrilled to have two individuals who bring such a wealth of knowledge to our board,” she said.

Cox is a partner in the firm of Counsell, Murphy and Cox, P.S. She has been with the firm since 1990 and her primary practice is in family law and personal injury. Before earning her law degree in 1983, Cox worked in community mental health.

She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association and the Washington Women Lawyers.

Offenbecher has more than 24 years of experience in commercial investment real estate and in 2000 founded his own company to specialize in investment real estate and property management as well as local real estate development. Offenbecher is a Certified Commercial Investment Member.

He is a member of several nonprofit boards, including the Puyallup Main Street Association and Friends and Servants.

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April 11, 2002

Local students win art competition at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

Filed under: News releases — Pierce College at 12:56 pm

The winners of Pierce College’s Fine Arts Guild’s 15th Annual High School Art Show are as follows. The works were on exhibit in the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom gallery for two weeks. A total of 42 artworks from nine area high schools were submitted. David Johnson, artist and art educator, adjudicated the show.

First – Kristina Pomeroy, Fife High School, Mexican Dancer
Second – Emily Trecker, Rogers High School, Self-portrait
Third – Brad Dinsmore, Puyallup High School, When the Rain Stopped

First – Marcy Tadena, Clover Park High School, After Degas
Second – Holly Milender, Rogers High School, Explosion of Color
Third – Liz Kossman, Emerald Ridge High School, The Dust of Everyday Life

First – Danielle Lee, Fife High School, Split Personality
Second – Drew Johnson, Bellarmine High School, Ode to Kandinsky
Third – Mishon Wolldridge, Fife High School, untitled

First – Steven McNeal, Bellarmine High School, Self-portrait
Second – Marsha Richardson, Franklin Pierce High School, Just Another Day at the Beach