Employees at Somerset Community College were recently recognized for their service during the 2013 Fall Academic Convocation. The event was held August 7 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.
Also honored at the 2013 Academic Convocation were Dr. Wanda Dodson, Reverend Avis Lynette Thompson (award accepted by Cheyenne Cornett-Little) and Dr. Mike Searcy. All three were honored for their commitment to diversity and assistance with diversity initiatives at SCC.
Jennifer Blalock, chief students support officer at Phi Theta Kappa, served as the guest speaker for the event.
Those honored above for five years of service include, from front (left to right): Billie Duvall, Frances Beatty, Gera Jones, Elaine Wilson and Lynn Cunningham. Back (left to right): Clint Hayes, Aaron Bradley, Gary Cunningham, Darryl Cheek and Carol Price. Those honored, but not pictured, include: Deborah Gaines, Wendy Mote, Nicole New and Laura Roberts.
Those honored for 10 years of service include (above), from front (left to right): Eddie Brown, Pam Bridgman, Cindy Abbott, Deane Allen, Melissa Bray, Donna Eastman and Larry Lyons. Back (left to right): Ray Wesley, Larry Chaney, Jess Hoskins, Jeff Harris, Mickey LaFavers, Darrell Lyons, Ron Sumpter and Steve Tucker. Not pictured: Trent Pool.
Fifteen year honorees include (above), from front (left to right): Lynn Shearer, Alena Morrow, Sherry Dick and Jim McFeeters. Back (left to right): Jennifer Wilson, Chris Phillips and Gary Sherman.
Those honored for 20 years of service to SCC include (above), from left to right: Dorothy Phillips, Sara Tucker, Paula Latham, Margo Hamm, Jerry Copenhaver and Kippe Burnett. Not pictured is Frank Carothers.
From left, Larry Abbott, Glenda Jones and Tracy Casada (above) were all honored for 25 years of service.
Jim Meadors (left), shown above with SCC Provost Dr. Tony Honeycutt, was honored for 30 years of service to the college.