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DCC Service Awards Recipients

Danville Community College employees were recognized for their years of service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The employees are shown, left to right, front row: Alice Walker, Mary Gore, Marie Lewis, Judy DeMarcus, Dale Branch, Cathy Pulliam, Cheryl Hill, and Frances Carter; Back row: Cheryl Terry, Earl Conner, Rhonda Carter, Dr. Paul Fox, Sammy Shelton, David Walker, Christopher Marshall and Robert Huffman. Not pictured are: Tamra Riddle, Jeffrey Smith, Michele Cole, Lisa Finley, JoLane Dunlap, Evonda Thornton, Barbara Grether, Barbara Perkins and Ronald Fitzgerald

DANVILLE, VA, May 8, 2015 – Faculty, staff and administrators at Danville Community College were honored recently for their service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The awards ranged from 45 years to five years of service. Awards were presented by DCC President Dr. Bruce Scism; Dr. Chris Ezell, Vice President of Academic and Student Services; Scott Barnes, Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services; Jeff Arnold, Vice President for Workforce Services; and Shannon Hair, Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Development.

Two employees, Judy DeMarcus, Administrative & Program Specialist III in Workforce Services Division, and David Walker, Store and Warehouse Specialist III, were honored for 45 years of service. Ronald Fitzgerald, Trades Technician III, and Marie Lewis, Administrative and Office Specialist II in the Learning Resources Center, were recognized for 40 years of service. Sammy Shelton, Associate Professor of Auto Body Mechanics, was honored for 35 years of service, while Mary Gore, Assistant Coordinator of Financial Aid; Barbara Grether, Librarian; and Barbara Perkins, Counselor at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, were all honored for 30 years of service.

In addition, those recognized for 25 years of service included Dale Branch, Evonda Thornton and Alice Walker. Dr. Paul Fox was recognized for 20 years of service. Others honored included: Frances Carter, Rhonda Carter, JoLane Dunlap, Robert Huffman, Christopher Marshall and Catherine Pulliam, all 15 years of service; Michele Cole, Earl Conner, Lisa Finley, Cheryl Hill and Cheryl Terry, all 10 years of service; and Tamra Riddle, Jeffrey Smith and Ola Tarpley, all five years of service.


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