BETHANY, W.Va. – Elizabeth de Jong, Dean of Students at Bethany College, has announced that Yvonne Zanos ’72 will be this year’s guest speaker at the annual Darline Nicholson May Morning Breakfast. Scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m., the Breakfast is also part of the College’s Alumni Weekend activities.
“Bethany College is fortunate to have alumni who are willing to give of their time for our students,” said Dr. Scott D. Miller, President of the College. “Yvonne’s success will inspire our senior women as they begin the journey towards graduation and their futures.”
Zanos graduated from Bethany with a degree in Communication and is now the Consumer Editor for KDKA-TV news. She first joined the KDKA-TV news team in the summer of 1997. Zanos has worked in the Pittsburgh television market for over 20 years covering the consumer beat. She has covered everything from battles with bureaucracy to personal finance and is now a reliable source for consumer news in the market.
Zanos has accumulated a vast amount of awards over her 20 years in the Pittsburgh television market. She has been awarded a Gabriel award for her humanitarian stories, and was honored as a recipient of the Ed King Memorial Award. Zanos has also been nominated numerous times for the Mid-Atlantic Emmy’s.
Born and raised in the south hills, Zanos is also a graduate of Bethel Park High School.
An annual event, this is the 61st year that the Panhellenic Council has honored Bethany’s senior women, as well as other female students, faculty and community members at the breakfast.
Bethany College is a small college of national distinction located on a picturesque and historic 1,300-acre campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Founded in 1840, Bethany is the state’s oldest private college.