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City of University Place Recognizes Patch With Proclamation

The University Place City Council honored Patch for winning first place in the 2011 SPJ Region 10 Contest last month.

The University Place City Council honored Patch with an official proclamation Monday night.

The recognition was for our for features on UP athletes Tierra Crockrell, DaVonte Lacy and Cornelius Edison.

Mayor Ken Grassi read the proclamation in front of about 30 people at University Place City Hall.

(I've included a copy of the official proclamation - complete with seal and all - in the media gallery)

Thank you to the City of University Place. It was kind of weird being up in front of everyone, seeing that I'm usually in the audience. Still, it's a big honor.

As I said during the presentation, I take a lot of pride in covering University Place. That's true whether Patch wins awards or not.

Jennifer Chancellor June 19, 2012 at 06:00 AM
Woo! Way to go, Brent! Representing for Patch AND the Cougs!
Brent Champaco June 19, 2012 at 06:11 AM
Thanks and exactly Jenn. Go Patch. Go Cougs!
Randy Walden June 19, 2012 at 01:56 PM
Congrats!!!!
Lorna Smith June 19, 2012 at 05:25 PM
It was good to have you and your local news recognized. We need to keep the information flowing to let people know what is really happening in UP. Congratulations!!
Christie Anderson June 19, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Congratulations Brent, and very well deserved!
It is pretty self-evident to us here in UP that Brent is great for our City. Nice to see SPJ recognize it as well. Congratulations on the 'win' and your Proclamation from the Mayor. Very Cool.
Rob Davis June 19, 2012 at 11:40 PM
Congrats, Brent, to you and your team.
Brent Champaco June 20, 2012 at 12:08 AM
You all are great. Thanks so much for your kind words. Really appreciate them...
Margaret Santjer June 20, 2012 at 07:00 AM
Great to see this, Brent! Keep up the good work.
Michelle Smith June 20, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Congratulations, Brent! Recognition that is well deserved!
CARL J. MOLLNOW, MAJ. USAF RET. June 25, 2012 at 09:45 AM
Congratulations Brent Champaco ! University Place Patch has been great in getting information to the Citizens and surrounding areas on what is going on News-wise and all the other information that helps keep us up to speed and informed to be better citizens. You have done great work and are an asset to everyone. THANK YOU BRET !

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