Local women graduate from AmeriCorps

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West Vancouver and Salmon Creek — Julie Kern and Megan Wills both graduated from AmeriCorps’ National Civilian Community Corps on July 29 after spending most of a year training for and carrying out service projects at various locations around the nation, from tornado-ravaged towns to deteriorating trails.

Kern is a graduate of Western Washington University and a native of west Vancouver; Will is a graduate of Linfield College and a native of Salmon Creek. Kern has accepted a job with Habitat for Humanity in Tacoma; Wills has returned to the area to seek a nonprofit sector job, as well.