NTC Awards of Excellence

About the Awards

After consultation with campus stakeholders, President Faith Hensrud initiated a new annual employee awards program, the Awards of Excellence, in 2017. The awards, identified below, recognize and celebrate the dedicated work and service of Northwest Technical College faculty, staff and administrators, both over the previous year and across employees’ entire careers at the college.

This award will be presented to a member of the Northwest Technical College faculty or staff who has been employed at NTC for at least five years. The recipient will have an ongoing record of superlative performance and professional excellence combined with significant personal impact in the areas of student success, civic engagement, diversity, sustainability and/or public service.

This award will be presented to a member of the Northwest Technical College faculty. The recipient will have demonstrated teaching excellence through evidence of exceptional learning outcomes and quality student advising.

Recipients

Recipients

2017 – Gary Sorenson, accounting faculty

2017 – Pete Thul, electrician faculty

This award will be presented to up to three individual members of the Northwest Technical College faculty or staff. The recipient(s) will have gone above and beyond expectations to contribute to the university in the areas of student success, civic engagement, diversity, sustainability and/or public service.

This award will be presented to one or more individuals and/or members of a team, such as the staff of an office or department. Recipient(s) will be people whose positive attitude and infectious enthusiasm embody the Spirit of NTC through active support of students, student-athletes, coworkers and/or community members.

RECIPIENTS

RECIPIENTS

2017 – Doreen Kuhrke, administrative assistant

2017 – Sarah Plahn, enrollment services