SCCC recognizes 265 years of service with awards, year-end picnic

SCCC employees honored for 15 years of service, from left, Brad Kearn, Celeste Donovan, Wade Lyon, and Alaina Rice.

Seward County Community College celebrated our employees with service awards and an all-team picnic Thursday afternoon. The total years of service recognized at the ceremony totaled 265.

“We’re so thankful for these Saints and their dedication to excellence in what they do, and to student success,” said SCCC President Brad Bennett. “Each person on this campus is important, and the work we do, striving to be a little bit better every day, is important.” Bennett also presented a special award of appreciation to Vice President of Finance and Operation Dennis Sander, for his service as interim president on three separate occasions over the past few years.

Following the awards ceremony, employees enjoyed a picnic and games in the courtyard of the Student Living Center on campus.

Five-Year Service award recipients, from left, Theresa Troutner, Eric Volden, Maddy Sander, Steve Austin, and Russ Reglin. Not pictured: Cindy Michel, Michelle Webber, Norma Galan, Maria Jaquez, Autry Coleman, Chynessa Myers, Robert Bryan, and Barbara Feese.

 Sharon Nickelson accepts her award for 10 years of service at SCCC. Not pictured: 10-year recipient Jennifer Farmer.

Sheila Scheib, center, and Denice Paden, right, show off their 20-year service awards.

Frances Brown is honored for 25 years of service at SCCC. Dr. Suzanne Campbell, not pictured, was also recognized for 30 years of service. Dennis Guild, left, is honored for his retirement from SCCC.

Alaina Rice, SCCC Registrar, accepts the NISOD excellence award medal. The other NISOD honoree for the 2021-22 academic year, Judy Lathen, received her award medal at the nursing capping and pinning ceremony.

Dennis Sander, Vice President of Finance and Operation, left, accepts a special award in appreciation for his service as interim president at several points over the past three years.

Dennis Guild, left, who retired from SCCC in September 2021, accepts his award from his former supervisor Roger Scheib.

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