The SPA Service Awards luncheon Sept. 29 honored 20 retirees and 95 employees who have five, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 years of service to WCU. All of the honorees for 2009 together represented 1,150 years of service to Western Carolina.
Chancellor John W. Bardo thanked honorees for all that they have done for WCU, and specifically for helping create such a supportive and caring environment for students.
In the event’s 36 years, 3,196 employees have been honored for giving a total of 28,695 years of service.
Luncheon attendees honored for 20 years of service include, from left, Jenny
Owen, Office of the Chief Information Officer; Candy Benson, Information
Technology Client Services; Jeffrey Ray, Printing Services; Linda Price,
Catamount Clothing; Dawne J. Coward, Office of the Vice Chancellor for
Administration and Finance; Marlene Dills, Registrar’s Office; Judy Dillard,
Office of the Dean of Heath and Human Sciences; Jacqueline Arrington,
Printing Services; Lynn Ammons, Office of the Vice Chancellor for
Advancement and External Affairs; and Wiley Harris, Facilities Management.
From left, Sheila Frizzell, School of Music; and Steve Flurry, Safety Office;
were honored for 30 years of service and Gwen Nicholson, Office of the Dean
of Health and Human Sciences, was honored for 25 years of service.
WCU honored SPA retirees including, from left, Clyde Green, Residential
Living; and Norma Medford Clayton, College of Business. Not pictured is
Debora Allison, Human Resources; Terry Ashe, Mail Services; Patricia Baker,
Controller’s Office; Ronnie Crawford, Facilities Management; Donna Ferrara,
Advising; Linda Hambrick, Fine and Performing Arts Center; R.V. Johnson,
Facilities Management; Lynda McNeely, Advising; Wade Messer, Facilities
Management; Brenda Oliver, Safety Office; Evelyn Prince, Facilities
Management; Rick Stough, Facilities Management; Shelby Jean Sutton,
Facilities Management; Russ A. Tomlinson, Facilities Management; Carolyn
Parris, Residential Living; Johnny Westall, College of Education and Allied
Professions; Nancy Wheatley, Office of the Chief Information Officer; and
Faye White, Food Services.