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Cessnun picked for Top 40 Under 40 honor

Katherine Cessnun, Clinic Dietitian and Manager of Nutrition Services at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center has been chosen by the Alaska Journal of Commerce as one of this year’s Top Forty under 40.

According to the journal, a committee of Morris Media Network management selected the 2013 panel from more than 140 nominees.

The honorees represent the state from Ketchikan to North Pole, according to the journal. They were chosen for making a difference professionally and personally in the state’s private, public and non-profit sectors.

The 40 honorees will be honored at a ceremony April 5th in Anchorage.

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