EDITORIAL: Community college, supporters should press ahead with improvements

Student leaders at Treasure Valley Community College listen to presentations at the March 16 town hall. (Malheur Enterprise/John Braese)

Treasure Valley Community College and the community both have work to do following last week’s Town Hall. Let’s harness the energy from that night before it fades.

A dynamic crowd showed up for the Town Hall. That alone signals broad interest in the future of the college and where it fits into the future of the county.

More impressive was the caliber of comment. The college’s own student leaders made some of the most eloquent statements of the night. But there were respectful and thought-provoking comments from business leaders, parents, alumni and others.

Some key points were made, and several revolved around the college and its reputation . . .