Dr. Kenneth and Elaine Minnaert
The scholarship was created by Dr. Kenneth & Elaine Minnaert with the help of family, friends and community supporters. It is intended to support and foster success of the college’s students.
Dr. Minnaert dedicated the major portion of his professional career to creating opportunities for students to reach their dreams and achieve success. He provided leadership to South Puget Sound Community College as Dean of Instruction from 1975 to1980 and College President from 1980 thru 2006.
During her professional career, Elaine Minnaert served in several positions in the community, her last as Office Assistant in the Washington State Department of Transportation.
They continue to be strong supporters of the college and receive great satisfaction in helping students and seeing their success.