Kevin Walthers settles into dream job as new Allan Hancock College president

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Allan Hancock College was on a list of the top five places in the country where Kevin Walthers wanted to work.

The Texas native had heard about the school’s stellar reputation, and over the years he actually had visited the Santa Maria Valley on several occasions to catch up with friends, who also thought highly of the community college.

Walthers remembered the cool ocean breeze and — even more noticeable — the welcoming, friendly people he had met.

On a recent afternoon while sitting in the college’s office of the president, Walthers expressed deep gratitude for having been able to circle back to Hancock’s campus earlier this year when he was selected to lead it.

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