Each year, Western Nevada College employees honor fellow colleagues in various departments who have been standouts in the college community in 2017.
Gregory Sly was awarded the Administrative Faculty of the Year Award for his work and fiscal responsibility as TAACCCT grant project manager.
Heather Rikalo, an administrative assistant in Counseling Services, was honored as the Classified Council Employee of the Year Award.
As for the Faculty Employee of the Year Award, Emily Howarth now has this honor to go with her 2015 Regents’ Teaching Award. The Electronics and Industrial Technology professor has helped students train for advanced manufacturing careers with such companies as Tesla and Panasonic. She recently trained at Siemens headquarters in Germany so she can train students at WNC for Level 2 certification.
Since there were so many outstanding teams on campus, Officer In Charge Mark Ghan presented two winners for the President’s Team Award. Stephanie Arrigotti accepted the award for the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company, which recently celebrated its 100th performance.
Also, members of WNC Academic Faculty were honored for their efforts in the classroom nurturing and teaching Jump Start College students.