ASC employees recognized for years of service


The Adams State College Year of Service Award Ceremony honored many employees including, left to right, Aaron Abeyta, Michele Trujillo, Jeff Cook, Bruce DelTondo, Gerald Corning, David Goetzman, Dr. John Taylor, Larry Vigil, Carol McCann, Dr. Richard Baker, Tracey McMichael, Kateri Reeves, Deanna Rodman, Cathi Lucero-Connell, Jacqueline Vigil, Maxine Rodriguez, Dr. Teri McCartney, Dr. Kim Kelso, Dr. Benita Brink, Jennifer Yund, Dr. Mark Manzanares, Renee Vigil, Patricia Bryson, Dr. Don Basse, Betsy Chacon, Dianne Machado, and Jason Ramstetter (seated).

Adams State College is fortunate to have many dedicated employees.

The 2009 Adams State Employee Recognition Ceremony was April 29 in the Adams State College Theatre Auditorium. Dr. Don Basse, professor of counselor education, and the entire Counselor Education Department received the Annual Pioneer Award for their work in providing online education to students across the globe.

Faculty and staff honored for Years of Service includes - Thirty-five Years: Gerald Corning, emeritus professor of accounting; Thirty Years: Karen Melgares, library technician; Deanna Rodman, facilities services administrative assistant; Twenty-Five Years: Jeff Cook, equipment mechanic II; Dianne Machado, Nielsen Library director; Twenty Years: Dr. Randy Emmons, emeritus professor of physics; Dr. Marty Jones, professor of chemistry; Dr. Christine Keitges, professor of music; Dr. Mark Manzanares, director of Academic Instructional Technology;

Fifteen Years: Dr. Richard Baker, professor of English; Dr. Benita Brink, associated professor of biology; Bruce DelTondo, director of auxiliary services; David Goetzman, circulation and cataloging librarian; Dennis Gonzales, facilities services grounds; Randy Gutierrez, custodial supervisor II; Dr. Kim Kelso, psychology department chair; Dr. Teri McCartney, professor of counselor education; Dr. Eva Rayas-Solis, associate professor of Spanish; Jacqueline Vigil, materials handler for facilities services; Larry Vigil, custodian; Ten Years: Aaron Abeyta, associate professor of English; Christopher Day, associate athletic director; Gary Garcia, accounting technician II; Dr. Ed Lyell, professor of business; Kat Olance, director of Luther Bean Museum; Jason Ramstetter, wrestling coach; Dr. John Taylor, professor of theater; Jennifer Yund, budget analyst;

Five Years: Brooke Andrade, instruction/reference librarian; Patricia Bryson, data analyst; Dr. Mari Centeno, associate professor of government; Betsy Chacon, accounting technician III; Mick Daniel, director of student life and recreation; Cathi Lucero-Connell, enrollment services counselor; Darneil Mackey, administrative assistant for teacher education; Carol McCann, administrative assistant for counselor education; Tracey McMichael, program manager for Extended Studies; Morgan Ramsey Daniel, scholarship coordinator; Kateri Reeves, program manager for Extended Studies; Maxine Rodriguez, administrative assistant for admissions; Johnny Romero, police officer; Tresa Rupright, police officer; William Schlaufman, controller for business office; Michele Trujillo, instructor of teacher education; Renee Vigil, purchasing director; Mary Walsh, resource sharing librarian; Dr. Tony Weathers, associate professor of mathematics; and Clayton Wilson, head athletics trainer.

Brooke Andrade, Patricia Bryson, Dr. Mari Centeno, Betsy Chacon, Mick Daniel, Cathi Lucero-Connell, Darneil Mackey, Carol McCann, Tracey McMichael, Morgan Ramsey-Daniel, Kateri Reeves, Maxine Rodriguez, Johnny Romero, Tresa Rupright, William Schlaufman, Michele Trujillo, Renee Vigil, Mary Walsh, Dr. Tony Weathers, Clayton Wilson.

By Linda Relyea