2013 Employee Awards
Central Baptist College held its annual Employee Appreciation Luncheon on April 8th with 23 employees receiving awards. Employees receiving awards include:
Employee of the Year 2013 – Jill McCollum
Jill is currently in her eighth year as the Director of Dining Services at Central Baptist College, in Conway, Arkansas. She also owns and operates Jill McCollum Catering that has been in business for 12 years. Jill is a graduate of the American Culinary Federation Central Arkansas Chapter of the School of Apprenticeship as a Certified Chef and received Apprenticeship of the Year in 2004. Jill has also been a staff writer for Women’s Inc. Magazine for the past 5 years, writing as a contributor to the food section.
Faculty Teaching Award
The purpose of the Faculty Teaching Award is to emphasize the importance of teaching and recognize those who have demonstrated excellence in a wide range of pedagogical activities. This recipient of the 2012/2013 Faculty Teaching Award is Dr. Elizabeth Gomez, Professor of Chemistry.
Faculty Scholarship Award
The purpose of the Faculty Scholarship award is to recognize scholarly and creative work of exceptional merit. The recipient of the 2012/2013 Faculty Scholarship Award is Dr. Latasha Smith, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry.
Faculty Service Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding service to the institution and/or the community. The recipient of the 2012/2013 Faculty Service Award is Dr. Aaron New, Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department.
Other awards given to employees:
3 Years of Service
Mechelle Cargile, Accounts Receivable Analyst - PACE
Lori Cole, Assistant Professor of Education
Michelle Collins, PACE Coordinator for Registrar's Office
Trevor Durham, Baseball Coach
Dwain East, Director of Assessment and Professor of Education
Jessica Faulkner, Director of Special Events
Richard Hilliard, Dining Services
Andrew Landry, Maintenance Assistant
Ken Prophete, Head Wrestling Coach and Sports Information Director
Rachel Waymire, Orientation Coordinator
Sammi Williams, Dining Services
5 Years of Service
Elizabeth Gomez, Professor of Chemistry
Oscar Gomez, Assistant Professor of Psychology & Social Services
Mandy Hall, Career Services Coordinator
Sarah Headley, Assistant Director of Student Services & Women's Resident Director
Brenda Knight, Faculty Secretary
Karen Marshall, Human Resources Analyst
Latasha Smith-Briscoe, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
10 Years of Service
Sancy Faulk, Vice President for Advancement
15 Years of Service
Stacy Jordan, Assistant Registrar
20 Years of Service
Terry Kimbrow, President
45 Years of Service
Judy Gabbard, Professor of Science and Chair of the Math & Science Department
In honor of her service, Judy was presented with a certificate commemorating the naming of a book bay in the new Library and Learning Commons, now under construction.