Staff Excellence Awards 2018

Nine outstanding Missouri S&T staff members will receive Missouri S&T Staff Excellence Awards this year. The awards are intended to show appreciation for and recognition of staff contributions to the university.  The awards will be given to staff members who have made significant contributions to the university through a combination of job performance, relationship with their associates, and dedication to the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Any staff member, faculty member or student at the university may submit nominations, with the exception of current members of the Staff Excellence Awards Committee. 

Criteria for Nomination and Selection

The awards will be given to staff members in the following five job categories, provided at least three nominations are received for each category. To be eligible, all staff members must be employed (benefit elegible) for a minimum of three years at Missouri S&T by Monday, April 9, 2018.

  • three awards for administrative/professional (3-year eligibility requirement)
  • three awards for secretarial/clerical (3-year eligibility requirement)
  • one award for technical/paraprofessional (3-year eligibility requirement)
  • two awards for crafts/services (3-year eligibility requirement)
  • Current member of either Staff Council or the Staff Excellence Awards Committee are not eligible
  • Employees who have won the award within the past five years are not eligible

The Missouri S&T Staff Excellence Awards Committee will make recommendations to the Chancellor for final approval.

Submit a nomination below or you can also download and print out this 2018 Staff Excellence Award Form.

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Staff Excellence Awards 2018

The 2017 Staff Excellence Award winners were:

Misty Daniels, manager II of business administration in Fiscal Services

Siiri Gilness, senior office support assistant in Student Affairs

Rhonda Grayson, business support specialist II in Computer Science

Virginia Hauck, custodian in Facilities Services

Gavin Jewell, media producer I in Global Learning

Lisa Olds, office support assistant IV in University Police

Carolyn Pridgeon, custodian in the Havener Center

Tina Reagan, student support specialist II in Student Life

Sammatha Wilcox, student support assistant II in  Career Opportunities and Employer Relations


Jan Buhlinger Spirit Award winner:

--Joe Boehm