Voices of EvCC

Voices of EvCC is an oral history project created to record, share, and preserve the stories of Everett Community College students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Twenty-five people participated in March 2010.

Featured Story

Maurice Edland 1947Maurice Edlund, Captain of Everett Junior College's 1947 football team.

After World War II, Maurice came home and went to college, leading a football team of almost all veterans.

Listen to his story. Audio Icon


The Voices

  • Mohamed Amer - EvCC international student from Egypt
  • Jean Berkey - Washington State Senator, EvCC alumna
  • Akwasi Dampson, Njabulo Mdima, Vivian Sit - EvCC international students from Ghana, South Africa, and Brazil
  • Carl Delica - EvCC nursing student
  • Maurice Edlund - Captain of Everett Junior College's undefeated 1947 football team
  • Rich Haldi - Former Vice President for Student Services, recently retired after 37 years at EvCC
  • Larry Hanson - Former publisher of The Herald, EvCC alumnus
  • Laura Hedges - Former EvCC Gender Equity Specialist and Women's Services Manager
  • Karena Hooks - Former Coordinator of Advising and Outreach in Enrollment Services
  • Ted Keaton - Former EvCC student, Reading and Study Skills instructor, and Adult Education coordinator
  • Christine Kerlin - Former EvCC Vice President of the University Center and Strategic Planning
  • Dave McCourt - Former EvCC political science and history instructor
  • John Meyer- Former EvCC Opportunity grant counselor
  • Ed Morrow - Everett Junior College alumnus, former school district administrator, elected official, and community supporter
  • Betty Morrow - Retired EvCC ABE faculty member who started the Adult Literacy Program on campus
  • Larry O'Donnell - Everett historian who attended Everett Junior College in 1956.
  • Harry Spencer - 1947 Everett Junior College alumnus
  • Denise Sutton - EvCC Reading and Study Skills student
  • Brent Thompson - ASB President 2009-10, returned to college at age 38
  • Joan Tucker - Former director of EvCC's Women's Center
  • Marsha Valentine - EvCC yoga instructor
  • Larry Walker - EvCC Athletics Director
  • Lloyd Weller - EvCC photography instructor, taught for 40 years

The Recorders

"Voices of EvCC" is a project of EvCC's 2010 Leadership Academy Team "Plan B" which includes Kathy Baringer, University Center; Manfred Ehrlich, IT; Katherine Schiffner, College Advancement; Phebe Shen, English instructor; and Carrie Wyatt, Student Services.

The project would not be possible without audio engineer Lacie Juris, a classroom support technician for EvCC's Arts and Learning Resources Division and her supervisor, Greg Kammer.