Enumclaw resident Cassandra Helms was honored as an “outstanding graduate” by Western Washington University.
She was chosen among graduates from the Finance and Marketing Department and was honored during WWU’s spring commencement on June 15.
Helms graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and a concentration in marketing.
During her time at Western, Helms was the vice president of operations for the Student Marketing Association, coordinating the association’s Excellence in Marketing Competition and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society of business programs. She was a business planning intern for Boeing, an intern for Zaahah and a project management intern and project coordinator for Sterling Health Plans. She earned several scholarships during her time at Western, including the Sunshine Brooks Foundation Scholarship, the Alumni Association Leader Scholarship and the People’s Bank/LeCocq Family Scholarship.
After graduation, she will work as an integrated scheduler for the 777 Program at Boeing.
Helms graduated from Enumclaw High School and is the daughter of David and Leslie Helms.