PRESTONSBURG – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Employee Service Awards on Wednesday, August 3 at the Mountain Arts Center (MAC).
The college honored employees for their dedication to the college in five-year increments. John Herald, dean of information technology and facilities management, was honored for 45 years of service.
Two former employees – Mary Halbert and Betsy Spradlin – were recognized as retirees. Mary Wallen and Aaron Brooks, both faculty members, were recognized with the Leading Educator Award from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).
Other employees recognized were as follows:
5 years of service – Teddie Ratliff, Steve Russo, Brooke Slone, Jessica Gambill, Kandi Holbrook, Chris Howard, Velissa Murphy, Lesley Varney, Laura Tackett, Matthew Salyers, Fran Stepp, Anthony Daniel, Harold Baldridge, Dianna Lawson, Joshua Thacker and Dr. Fallon Watson.
10 years of service – Linda Daniel, Clayton Case, Joe Campbell, Michael Burke, Stephania Conn, Lisa Pelfrey, Phillip Gullett, Kelli Hall, Michelle Fields and Laura Hall.
15 years of service – Cory Howard, Carol Talbert, Melinda Lyons, Tammy Ball, Cynthia McKenzie, Linda Dyer, Randell Haney, Diana Pack and Charles Moore.
20 years of service – Sabra Jacobs, Melissa Skeens, Terri LeBrun, Don Montgomery, Conda Little and Dr. Chris Daniel.
25 years of service – Darrell Madden, Bill Gillis, Randy Lemaster, Jimmy Wright, Letitia Campbell, Keithen McKenzie, Kimberly DeRossett, Gail Cooley and Dr. Don Barlow.
30 years of service – Bryen Lynn Goble and Peggy Prater.
35 years of service – Emma Jean McCoy.