Nine University of Missouri-Rolla employees were honored Wednesday, June 2, for their contributions to the campus during UMR Staff Recognition Day ceremonies on campus.
Each winner received a certificate and a $600 check from Chancellor Gary Thomas during the award ceremonies, which began at 9 a.m. in Centennial Hall of the University Center-East.
The winners were selected from a group of staff members who were nominated by faculty, staff and students. Winners are selected on the basis of their job performance, relationship with associates and dedication to UMR.
Awards were given to staff members in five employment categories at UMR: administrative and professional, crafts and services, secretarial and clerical, technical and paraprofessional, and part time.
Receiving awards were the following:
— Barb Prewett, systems support analyst, student affairs.
— Jennie Bayless, assistant director, admissions.
— Ray Giesler Sr., carpenter, physical facilities.
— James Harman, sergeant, University Police.
— Lorraine Woolsey, senior secretary, Writing Across the Curriculum.
— Norma Jane Harris, administrative assistant, Air Force ROTC.
— Carleen Humphrey, administrative assistant, computer science.
— Michelle Smith, grants and contract specialist, sponsored programs.
— Brenda Zeigenbein, grants and contracts specialist, sponsored programs.