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CCCCD Awards Exceptional Staff

CCCCD Awards Exceptional Staff

January 30, 2004 - Collin County Community College District boasts the area's best employees. At CCCCD's biannual All-College Day event, full- and part-time staff were recognized for their outstanding dedication to the mission of CCCCD.

Those employees recognized for their exemplary accomplishments are: Innovator of the Year (recognizes an employee who has designed and implemented an innovative approach to a program or progress) - Sarah Perrone, division secretary, counseling

Ambassador Award
recognizes special accomplishments, ideas, extra efforts, good deeds and other outstanding activities that take place throughout the year
Donna Okaro, Recruiting Coordinator

Unsung Hero
recognizes an employee whose service to the college is primarily "behind the scenes" and would not otherwise receive recognition
Pat Schaefer, computer lab supervisor

Unsung Heroine
recognizes an employee whose service to the college is primarily "behind the scenes" and would not otherwise receive recognition
Jyo Pai, student development associate, Allen

ROSE Award
recognizes an outstanding associate faculty member or outstanding part-time non-teaching staff member
Dr. Judson May, professor of geology

ROSE Award
recognizes those full-time members of the faculty and staff who have shown exemplary service to the college, staff, students and/or public
Barbara Money, dean of students

Outstanding Faculty Award
recognizes faculty based on peer recommendation, division recommendation, student evaluations, classroom visitation and instructor's self-evaluation
Dr. Rosemary Karr - professor of developmental math

Outstanding Part-Time Faculty
Business and Computer Science - Michael Scott, professor of culinary arts
Center for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development - Robin Brown professor of child development
Communications and Humanities - Helene Cohen-Gilbert, professor of ASL/IPPD
Continuing Education and Workforce Development - Dr. Ron Day, JAVA instructor
Developmental Education - Pam Delao, professor of developmental math
Engineering Technology - Walter Laviolette, professor of computer aided design
Fine Arts - Richard LeBlanc, professor of commercial art
Health and Public Service - Keri Price, professor of fire science
Math and Natural Sciences - Dr. Judson May, professor of geology
Social Sciences - Valerie Smith, professor of sociology and psychology

Collin County Community College District serves close to 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs in a wide range of disciplines. In addition, the CCCCD is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.