Evans, '00, and Warner, '09, '11, Named 2016 Distinguished Alumni

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Joseph Evans, ’00, and Ben Warner, ’09, ’11, are the recipients of the 2016 UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award.

UW Tacoma is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Joseph Evans, '00


Joseph Evans, ’00, majored in politics, values and society, went on to get his law degree from Seattle University, and now works as a public defender in the Pierce County Office of Assigned Counsel. He serves as president of the Pierce County Minority Bar Association. Read more about Joseph…

Ben Warner, '09, '11


Ben Warner, ’09, ’11, got his undergraduate degree with a concentration called Self & Society, continuing on to get his master’s in interdisciplinary arts and sciences. He is founder and executive director of Alchemy Skateboarding, a Tacoma-based non-profit that engages in skateboard advocacy and skater leadership development. Read more about Ben

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John Burkhardt / August 2, 2016
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John Burkhardt, UW Tacoma Communications, 253-692-4536 or johnbjr@uw.edu