Facilities management employees honored during ceremony

Awardees from WCU’s Department of Facilities Management are (front, from left) Nathan Rhinehart, Jean Andrei, (back, from left) Levi Buchanan, Toby Norman, Stacy Middleton, David Buress, Matt Ledbetter and Eddie Holland. Not pictured is Kelly Berding.

Staff members from WCU’s Department of Facilities Management were honored recently during the department’s 2016-17 picnic and awards ceremony. Awardees included:

High-Five Award, honoring an employee who reacts swiftly during a challenging event, resulting in a better outcome due to quick thinking and appropriate action – Eddie Holland.

Spotlight Staff Award, for individuals who implement an idea that improves cost-effectiveness, increases efficiency, enhances safety or convenience, promotes financial or environmental sustainability and/or solves a problem on campus in a manner consistent with departmental procedures while promoting collaboration: Matt Ledbetter and David Buress.

Outstanding Staff Awards, honoring employees who have demonstrated excellent overall performance and outstanding service: grounds recipient – Levi Buchanan; housekeeping recipient – Stacy Middleton; office recipient – Kelly Berding; and trades recipient – Nathan Rhinehart and Toby Norman. The Overall Outstanding Staff of the Year Award was presented to Jean Andrei of the office staff.