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Outstanding Staff Recognition Awards 


Since 1997 the Outstanding Staff Recognition Awards have recognized staff members who have excelled in the performance of their duties as well as promoted team work and inspired excellence in others. Staff are nominated by their department and selected by an advisory committee. Awards are presented at the annual College of Veterinary Medicine back-to-school picnic and BBQ.


Outstanding Staff Recognition Awards 2011

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Marie Crossley

Marie Crossley
Ophthalmology technician
Veterinary Clinical Sciences

"...by far the hardest working technician I have known...has a smile on her face even when there is more work to do than time to do it...energy is limitless... willing to help when it is needed even after a full day of work-regardless of the service needing help ..."

Kathy Dahmen

Kathy Dahmen
Administrative Manager
Veterinary Clinical Sciences

"...an innate ability to see a person’s qualities and sort through their strengths and weaknesses. She immediately sets to work on capitalizing on strengths and strategizes ways to help others overcome their weaknesses..."

Denise-Faerber

Denise Faerber
Finance Manager
School of Molecular Biosciences

"...instrumental in the successful management of the myriad of financial accounting instruments required to maintain SMB and meet the needs of 200 plus employees as well as meet the fiscal standards... inspires the rest of the staff with her work ethic and positive attitude...consummate team worker...leads by example"

Bev Hunter

Bev Hunter
Research Technologist II
Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology/Global Animal Health

"...highly flexible in her work and is focused on getting the job done... Her ethics are at the highest level—she ensures that all experiments are done correctly and in compliance with research regulations... She doesn’t do the work for the students but rather shows them how to do it and/or guides them to the resources that will provide the needed background..."

Ryan Newcomer

Ryan Newcomer
Microbiologist I
WADDL Immunodiagnostics

"...In our laboratory section of perfectionist, it's my way or the highway personalities, we were really lacking the glue to make our machine stick together. He has bridged the gap between personalities and we all adore him...people are treated with the utmost respect and taken care of thoroughly by Ryan, presenting an excellent view of WADDL and of WSU to the outside world..."




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