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Northwest College honors employees during annual ceremony

Posted May 7, 2020
By NWC News Desk

Northwest College recently recognized faculty and staff during its annual employee recognition award ceremony at the end of April. The ceremony, which is typically held in the Yellowstone Building toward the end of spring semester was hosted via Zoom in order to maintain social distancing precautions.

Award categories include recognition of promotion and tenure; recognition of professor emeritus; recognition of retirees; faculty distinguished service awards; and outstanding service awards. NWC employees who were honored include the following.

Recognition of Promotion and Tenure

  • Eric Atkinson – promoted to associate professor of biological sciences
  • Logan Burns – granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of English
  • Michael Cuddy – granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of chemistry
  • Sandy Feyhl – granted tenure and promoted to assistant professor of education
  • Tim Glatzer – granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of mathematics
  • Jason Horton – promoted to associate professor of agribusiness
  • Astrid Northrup – promoted to professor of engineering and mathematics
  • Mathew Osborne – granted tenure and promoted to assistant professor of biology
  • Dave Patterson – granted tenure and promoted to assistant professor of criminal justice
  • Kerrie Spinney – granted tenure and promoted to assistant professor of mathematics
  • Robert Townsend – promoted to associate professor of drafting technology
  • Neil Waite – promoted to associate professor of mathematics 

Recognition of Professor Emeritus

  • Steve Thulin

Recognition of Retirees

  • Sandy Feyhl

 
Faculty Distinguished Service Awards

  • Logan Moore – Distinguished Adjunct Faculty
  • Sandy Feyhl – Distinguished Faculty 

Outstanding Service Awards

  • Jessy Watts – Classified Staff  
  • Tawnya Peterson – Professional Staff 
  • Sandy Feyhl – Faculty 
  • Enrollment Services – Team  

Length of Service Awards
 
5 Year Awards

Sami Ashcraft, Logan Burns, Michael Cuddy, Tim Glatzer, Diana Gwynn, Cindy Jacobs, Mandy Joy, Stephanie Moller, Mathew Osborne, Dave Patterson, Troy Phillips, Anne Sherwood, Kerrie Spinney, Greg Thomas, Lisa Watson
 
10 Year Awards

Milo Asay, Eric Atkinson, Lee Blackmore, Jason Horton, Kim Lawson, Sandy Myers, Becky Voss
 
15 Year Award

Elaine DeBuhr, Jeannie Hunt, Dennis Quillen, Lisa Smith, Anne Toner, Gary Williams
 
20 Year Award

Dean Bruce, Casey Dearcorn, Denise Kobbe, Anthony Polvere
 
25 Year Award

Bob Becker, Denise Kelsay
 
30 Year Award

George Laughlin
 
35 Year Award

Carle Williams
 
45 Year Award

Jo Ann Heimer
 
The timeframe for these awards was March 2019 to February 2020. Specific awards will be delivered to each individual in the next couple weeks.