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HACE Staff/Rookie Member of the Year

The Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE) recognizes classified or hourly employees their contributions to the University and surrounding communities. There are two awards - Staff Member of the Year and Rookie Staff Member of the Year. The awards are presented at the Annual HACE Luncheon in May each year. In addition to a cash award, winners receive a framed certificate, complimentary tickets to University events, reserved parking for a year and an engraved name plate on the plaque in Webb Center.

Selection criteria include: demonstrated University involvement over and above job responsibilities, community involvement/public service, demonstrated diligence, initiative, motivation, cooperation, teamwork and assistance to coworkers and others.


Staff Member of the Year

2004 Ann McNeal
2005 Nicole Kiger
2006 Katrina Davenport
2007 Linda Baker
2008 Deanna Kroner
2009 Carlisa Merritt
2010 C.J. Oakley
2011 Mary Boswell

Rookie Staff Member of the Year

2004 Daniel Thorpe
2005 Matthew Sullivan
2006 Jennifer Ellis
2007 Chad Peevy
2008 Cary Oakley
2009 Saysha Malbon
2010 Kimberly Cholewinski
2011 Saranette Miles-Williams