From left: Loni Kline, associate vice president for development, earned the Blue and Gold Leadership Award; Cindy Springman, bursar, earned the Benjamin Crever Outstanding Service Award; Esther Henninger, administrative assistant for athletics, earned the Employee of the Year Award; President Kent C. Trachte; and Rebecca Brown, administrative assistant for academic services, earned the Rookie Warrior of the Year award. Not pictured: Glenn Smith, director of athletics fundraising, earned the Warrior Spirit Award.
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Five staff members at Lycoming College were recognized for excellence on the job and dedication to the college during a recent appreciation luncheon.
Rebecca Brown, administrative assistant for Academic Services, earned the Rookie Warrior of the Year Award. The award recognizes her for outstanding service and contributions; initiative, motivation and creativity, and willingness to assist beyond normal expectations; dedication to her profession; and for promoting an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation.
Glenn Smith, director of athletics fundraising, earned the Warrior Spirit Award for his spirit of: volunteerism, collaboration, commitment; integrity, engagement and support of Lycoming College events; excitement, promotion of good will and for fostering of a sense of belonging within the campus community; and for his commitment to the spirit of diversity and inclusion.
Cindy Springman, bursar, earned the Benjamin Crever Outstanding Service Award for her willingness to go beyond the limits of her job description to further the college’s goals. She also showed sincere cooperation, a positive attitude, and an exceptional willingness to assist others, as well as professionalism and dedication to excellent service to students, faculty, staff and others.
Loni Kline, associate vice president for Development, earned the Blue and Gold Leadership Award for mentoring others by providing advice, guidance, feedback and encouragement; promoting positive morale by displaying a congenial, supportive attitude, and exceptional willingness to assist and serve others; embracing the core values of respect, accountability, integrity, service and excellence; and putting forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others.
Esther Henninger, administrative assistant for athletics, earned the Employee of the Year Award for exemplifying the characteristics defined by the other four awards.
Henninger, who has worked at Lycoming College since 1977, is retiring at the end of June. Henninger has worked in the athletic department for 23 years, serving as the department’s greeter and organizer. A complete list of tasks that Henninger handled for the department would be impossible to compile, but she served as the department’s transportation and mail coordinator, cashier and facility scheduler.