Join us for the 1st Annual
Skagit Valley College President Dr. Thomas Keegan and the SVC Foundation cordially invite you to the 1st Annual SVC Foundation Scholarship Breakfast. Join us as we celebrate the generosity of our community of scholarship donors and the 2019-2020 scholarship recipients.
Notice of Speaker Change
Due to an unforeseen circumstance, Dr. Gates will not be able to attend the scholarship breakfast this year. We are honored to have Mrs. Rebecca Gates, Dr. Gates’s wife, speak in his absence.
Welcome, Dr. Robert M. Gates!
We are honored to have Dr. Robert M. Gates as our keynote speaker. Dr. Gates served under eight U.S. presidents in various leadership positions including serving as secretary of defense for President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. Dr. Gates also served as president of Texas A&M University, one of the nation’s largest universities. In February 2012, Dr. Gates was installed as chancellor of the College of William & Mary. He is the first William & Mary alumnus in the modern era to serve as chancellor.
November 5, 2019
7:30 am; Doors open at 7 am
SVC Mount Vernon Campus – McIntyre Hall
2501 East College Way, Mount Vernon
Headed South on I-5
From I-5, take College Way exit (Exit 227) and turn LEFT at the end of the exit ramp. Drive east on College Way for approximately 1.4 miles.
Headed North on I-5
From I-5, take College Way exit (Exit 227) and turn RIGHT at the end of the exit ramp. Drive east on College Way for approximately 1.4 miles.