Clover Park Technical College President John Walstrum will retire in September, the Lakewood college announced Thursday.
In a message to the college community, Walstrum said his decision to retire comes at “the right time for our college, me and my family.”
Walstrum became president of the college in September 2006.
During his tenure, Clover Park earned national recognition with the MetLife Community College Excellence Award and as an Achieving the Dream institution. For his commitment to students, Walstrum was awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction.