JCJC employees honored for service
Written By: Teresa McCreery
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Date Submitted: 2013-12-09 07:29:31
ELLISVILLE – Sixty-two Jones County Junior College faculty and staff were recently honored for their years of service to the college. Administrators treated everyone to a holiday lunch, recognizing employees at five year increments, beginning with those who have served at least five years. One employee, VP for External Affairs, Jim Walley was recognized for his 35 years as a former forestry instructor and a current administrator at JCJC. Computer Information Systems Technology instructor, Diane Sanford has served the college for 30 years. Three employees have put in 25 years: Athletic Director, Katie Herrington, Dean of the Honors Institute, Fine Arts and Humanities, Dr. Mark Taylor and MyJones Director, Candi Smith. Seven employees have spent 20 years, thirteen have worked 15 years, twenty-one have been working for ten years at JCJC and sixteen have five years at Jones. All were given a special gift with a personalized plaque commemorating the accomplishment.
“This was a very special day for every one of the more than 450 employees at Jones, regardless of their length of employment on our campus,” said JCJC President, Dr. Jesse Smith. “We were all able to share in the recognition of our co-workers and fellowship with everyone on campus.”
Picture Cutline 35 years Jim Walley: JCJC VP of External Affairs, Jim Walley was recently
honored for his 35 years of service at Jones. Of the more than 450 employees, only a couple of employees have worked longer than Walley. College administrators thanked 62 employees at a luncheon for reaching various milestones in their careers at Jones. Walley is pictured with JCJC President, Dr. Jesse Smith.
Picture Cutline 25 years: JCJC Athletic Director, Katie Herrington, Dean of the Honors Institute, Fine Arts and Humanities, Dr. Mark Taylor and MyJones Director, Candi Smith were honored for thier 25 years of service to the college recently at an employee recognition luncheon. Pictured with JCJC VP of Business Affairs, Rick Youngblood (middle) are Candi Smith (left) and Katie Herrington (right).
Picture Cutline 20 years: Seven JCJC employees were recently honored for working 20 years at Jones. Pictured left to right are: Linda Fortenberry, Sandy Cochran, Donna Dykes and Stacy Ruth. Not pictured are: Angela Cooley, Steve Boyd and Pat Brownlee.
Picture Cutline 15 year individuals: Thirteen JCJC employees were recently honored for working 15 years at Jones. Pictured left to right are: Judy Carter, Kim Duckworth, Connie Hoover, Mike Boyd, Larry Looney,
Marsha Sanders, Rick Bedwell, Larry Meyer, Marilyn Long and Corey Jones. Not pictured are: Rick Hamilton, Mike Cummings and Randy Vinzant.
Picture Cutline 10 year group: Twenty-oneJCJC employees were recently honored for working10 years at Jones. Pictured left to right are: Sandy Harvey, Lynn White, Missie Meeks, Joanna Cooley, Jessica Bunch,Matthew Burnham, Karen Purvis, Tasha Peters, Latoria Thomas, Lee Graham, Stan Lewis, Shannon Wilks,Kathryn Davis, Chad Garick and Joel Cain. Not pictured are: Jared Meyers, Kevin Kuhn, Sonya Davis, Anna Brashier and David Clark.
Picture Cutline 5 year group: Sixteen JCJC employees were recently honored for working five years in various roles at Jones. Pictured left to right are: David Neyman, Brian Johnson, Amy Myers, Cynthia May,Rochelle Dahmer, Fawn Blackledge, Jody Buchanan, Caleb Smith, Sabrina Smith and Jennifer Wood. Not pictured are:Hope Brownlee, Rickey Gaddy, Gabe Mercier, Crystal Nail, Christian Ostrander and Lisa Purdum.