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January 10, 2011

Cowley honors 21 employees for years of service


Recognition CeremonyTwenty-one Cowley College employees were honored Monday morning for their years of service during a recognition ceremony in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center.

Employees were honored in five-year increments.

Awards are presented annually to employees who have worked five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 consecutive years.

This year’s award recipients:

  • 35 years: Pat Mauzey, Business Technology Department instructor.
  • 30 years: Mike Crow, MGR Preventive Maintenance/Scheduling/Reporting & Energy.
  • 20 years: Beverly Grunder, Department Chair and Director of Business & Industry Training; Mindi Shriver, Administrative Assistant to the Instructional Office; Sally Palmer, Director of Financial Aid.
  • 15 years: Sue Saia, Vice President of Student Affairs; Tom V. Saia, Athletic Director.
  • 10 years: Uwe Conrad, Natural Science Department instructor; Shannon Massey, Executive Director of Alumni & Development; Frank Arnold, Social Science Department Instructor; Marlys Cervantes, Humanities Department Chair; Marlys Nelson, Enrollment/Help Desk Specialist; Tracey Williams, Secretary in the Registrars Office.
  • 5 years: Chris Cannon, Department Chair & Director of EMS Education; Jeff Fluty, Athletic Trainer; Nancy Ayers, Natural Science Department instructor; Mike Fell, Art instructor; Marvis Gaddie, Secretary for the Business Technology Department; Mike Chattam, Custodian; Somsy Sengvixay, Head Groundskeeper; Criss Kennelley, Custodian.