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Memorial tree dedicated to Lt. Jonam Russell

Lieutenant Jonam Russell honored with dedication of tree on Verde campus

Lieutenant RussellTree in Russells honorOn November 10th the Verde campus dedicated a Memorial Tree in honor of Yavapai College graduate First Lieutenant Jonam Russell.  Lieutenant Russell, age 25,  died in the line of duty in Afghanistan in July 2013.  He is from Cornville. Lieutenant Russell was killed long with two others by an improvised explosive device.

Although the tree on the Verde campus is  dedicated in Lieutenant Russell’s memory, the College states that it will serve as a landmark to honor the service and sacrifice of all our military students, who we value so dearly.