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News: PCCs Bonnie Shimasaki Wins Unsung Hero Award

Bonnie Shimasaki, Learning Resources/Distance Learning assistant, has been honored by the PCC Academic Senate with the Unsung Hero Award. The award is presented to a classified employee who has made significant contributions to the college and the community, while maintaining a good work record.

“I am honored to be recognized by the PCC community,” Shimasaki said. “Contributing to the extras for the college, especially graduation, is the ultimate honor for me. I look forward to continuing to be of service to this institution.”

Shimasaki joined PCC in 1988. In addition to working with the Study Abroad programs, she is responsible for the brochures, scheduling and informational letters for telecourses, and working with the high schools for off-campus credit classes.

Shimasaki creates the floral arrangements for PCC’s commencement exercises and related events; numerous award ceremonies, scholarship presentations, and special activities.  She also selects and decorates the Christmas trees that are displayed in the Administration Building and the Campus Center every year. 


Release Date: 05/15/2013
Contact: Juan F. Gutierrez , Director, Public Relations
Phone: (626) 585-7315