Annual awards were presented at during the In-service training on Friday, April 6, 2012. Congratulations to all recipients of these 2012 awards and hats off to our Awards and Recognition Committee!

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Innovation Award
 

Jerry Soost
For using unique and cutting-edge instructional strategies and technology to promote student learning.

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Service Excellence Award
 

Juliann Brueske
For demonstrating a commitment to South Central College through service excellence.

  • Goes out of her way to keep customers satisfied
  • Exceeds the expectations of the customer by providing exceptional service
  • Supports the mission of the college in service excellence every day
  • Contributes to a positive work environment
  • Has been “caught in the act” of delivering exceptional service
  • Utilizes customer service skills taught in employee training such as: phone etiquette, positive verbal and nonverbal skills, responsibility, teamwork, etc.
  • Responds in an unusually fast or efficient manner, or completes a work product under a very tight deadline.
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Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year

Jane Greathouse
For consistently demonstrating excellence in teaching at South Central College.

  • Goes above and beyond the average call of duty
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills at multiple levels
  • Promotes student learning
  • Promotes diversity
  • Promotes global perspectives
  • Demonstrates an appreciation for technology
  • Demonstrates an appreciation for professional development and continued learning
  • Is an outstanding representative of our college and external communities
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Engagement Award

Robin Schwieger
For demonstrating a commitment to South Central College through engagement with the college and the community.

  • Demonstrates leadership within the department
  • Participates on college committees, action teams, student organizations and/or work groups
  • Participates in community activities and/or service
  • Mentors other faculty/staff
  • Participates in internal and external collaborations and/or partnerships
  • Continues to develop professionally

 

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Jon Morgan
for outstanding work shown by a faculty member who has taught three years or less at South Central College.
  • Curriculum development and/or content presentation
  • Classroom preparation
  • Classroom presence
  • Student engagement
  • Program and/or college engagement
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Elizabeth Prange
For demonstrating a commitment to South Central College through teamwork.
  • Is exemplary in helping others
  • Is always willing to share ideas
  • Contributes to a positive work environment
  • Mentors co-workers when needed
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Ann Anderson
For demonstrating a commitment to South Central College through engagement to the college and the community.
  • Shows enthusiasm for her position, department and college
  • Takes initiative
  • Is innovative
  • Demonstrates leadership within the department
  • Participates on college committees, action teams, and/or work groups
  • Mentors co-workers
  • Continues to develop personally and professionally