Faculty, staff to be honored for service at annual FHSU holiday party

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HAYS, Kan. -- President Mirta M. Martin will honor the faculty and staff of Fort Hays State University at the 28th annual Holiday Party and All-University Awards Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Memorial Union's Fort Hays Ballroom.

University departments will close at 3:20 to allow all employees to attend. The awards ceremony will announce Distinguished Service Awards for one university support staff member and one unclassified staff member. Each recipient receives a $500 check.

The winners of fall faculty awards will be recognized as well as faculty and staff who have served 10, 20, 30 and 40 years. The Alumni Association will honor employees who have served 25 years.

The following faculty and staff will be recognized for years of service.

40 years
Diana Hand, administrative assistant, Political Science.
Michael Lacy, technical support manager, Technology Services.
Cheryl Schmeidler, administrative officer, Physical Plant.
Colleen Taylor, administrative assistant, Art and Design.

30 years
LaVerne Dreiling, plumber, Buildings Maintenance.
Mark Eberle, program specialist, Biological Sciences.
Kathy Herrman, director, purchasing, Administration and Finance.
Eddie Howell, director of university police, University Police.
Janie Meder, administrative assistant, Allied Health.
Elmer Schmidt, HVAC technician, Buildings Maintenance.
Lucille Williams, administrative associate, Office of the Registrar.

25 years
Bruce Bardwell, assistant professor of music and theatre.
Jo Anne Crispin, administrative associate, Graduate School.
Linn Ann Huntington, professor of communication studies.
Leland Powers, associate professor of art and design.
Lawrence Rupp, programmer/analyst, Technology Services.
Kerry Schuckman, licensure officer, College of Education.
Carol Solko-Oliff, director, of international student services, Office of Student Affairs.
Roger, Weigel, skilled trades supervisor, Energy Division.

20 years
Geralyn Allen, human resource specialist, Personnel Office.
Dr. Greg Farley, professor of biological sciences and special assistant to the provost, Office of the Provost.
Vickie Fisher, custodial manager, Custodial Services.
Ron Haag, program specialist, Health and Human Performance.
James Helget, buildings maintenance manager, Custodial Services.
Ken Jacobs, director of maintenance and construction, Physical Plant.
Robert Klaus, plumber, Buildings Maintenance.
Becky Kuhn, custodian, Gross/Cunningham Operations.
Michael Nease, manager of the Technology Support Center, Technology Services.
Richard Packauskas, professor of biological sciences.
Dr. Josephine Squires, professor of political science.
Robert Weigel, general maintenance and repair technician, Gross/Cunningham Operations.

10 years
Dr. Lexey Bartlett, associate professor of English.
Jeanette Billinger, administrative assistant, FHSU Alumni Association.
Dr. David Bovee, associate professor of history.
Dr. Jayne Brandel, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders and department chair.
Kevin Burd, telecommunications technician, Technology Services.
Benjamin Cline, associate professor of music and theatre and department chair.
Mark Cook, PC support technician, Technology Services.
Dr. Terry Crull, associate professor of music and theatre.
Santina Dechant, coordinator, Prometric Test Center, Kelly Center.
Dr. Ellis Joyce, associate professor of health and human performance.
Dr. Conchita Espino-Bravo, assistant professor of modern languages.
Dr. Eric Leuschner, associate professor of English and interim department chair.
Janice Napell, custodian, Custodial Services.
Dr. Janett Naylor-Tincknell, associate professor of psychology.
Erik Perdersen, vice president of entrepreneurship, Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Joseph Perniciaro, associate professor of music and theatre.
Ryan Prickett, sports information director, Athletics Department.
Stephen Radley III, director, Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Robert Scott, assistant professor of teacher education.
Anita Walters, instructor of health and human performance.
Blake Weigel, electrician, Buildings Maintenance.
Beverly Wilkens, administrative assistant, teacher education.

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