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Prescott Mayor Proclaims Thursday as “Dr. Penny Wills Day”

30 November 2018  

Dr. Wills will be retiring at the end of December.

Yavapai County, AZ (November 29, 2018)– City of Prescott Mayor, Greg L. Mengarelli, proclaimed that Thursday, November 29, 2018 be known as “Dr. Penny Wills Day,” honoring the Yavapai College President at a retirement event held on the Prescott Campus on Thursday.

“Dr. Penny Wills is devoted to making people of all ages aware of the profound, transformative power of education,” said Mayor Mengarelli. “She is committed to the idea and practice of continued personal development, both in terms of education and cultural enrichment.”

Thursday’s event featured Yavapai County leaders, business owners, community members, and friends of the College.

Dr. Wills announced her retirement in May, ending her seven-year tenure as the College’s ninth president effective December 31.

Yavapai College has six locations in Yavapai County, including campuses in Prescott and Clarkdale, and centers in Chino Valley, Sedona, Prescott Valley, and near the Prescott Airport. To learn more about the college, visit