Staff awards honor service to Lamar University
Lamar University honored 108 employees with service awards at Lamar’s annual staff recognition program. The Lamar Staff Senate hosted the event April 3 in the Mary and John Gray Library University Reception Center.
Jim Gilligan of Beaumont, Lamar baseball head coach, was recognized with 40 years of service.
Employees receiving 30-year service recognition are Byron Balentine, Christy Marino, Kevin Smith, Pamela Jean Straughter and Victor Zaloom.
Earning 25-year awards are Joseph Carl Elwell, Cruse Melvin and Paula Allison Nichols.
Recipients with 20 years of service are Janice Davis, Oney Dante Fitzpatrick, Rebecca Moreira, Severa Lucille Norris, Priscilla Parsons and Phyllis Miller York.
Honored for 15 years of service are Barbara Barker-Milstead, Diann Palmer Brodnax, Cynthia Brown, Rebecca Caddy, Daucy Crizer, Mary Gagne, Ebony Lewis, Larry McLaughlin, Chad Smith, Judy Sostand and Barbara Frost Wilson.
Service awards for 10 years of service are Judy Comeaux, Stephen Doblin, Patricia Fort, Brenda Hooks, Vickie Maze Hubbard, Dimples Jones, Anna Lalonde, Everlina Lee, Elizabeth Mitchell, Rebecca Mitchell, James Neel, Brenda Nichols, Theresa Pate, Jennifer Distefano Rosetta, Sharon Johnson Sanders, Alexandra Simeonides-Bernard, Spencer Sims, Kirk Smith, William Michael Spears, Maureen Elaine Stanfield, Taylor Stephenson, Sean Patrick Stewart, Helene Thill, Mona Trent and Rhonda Wheaton.
Fifty-seven employees received awards for five years of service: Larry Clark Acker, Somtochukwu Anyanwu, Dawn Battiest, Christopher Allen Baur, Jon Bilderback, Carolina Bryan, Sonja Killeen Campbell, Geraldine Coleman, Balinda Cooper, Baraka Crayton, Kristina Day, Charlotte Lynn Douglas, Nancy Dover, Tammy Lynn Morris Edmonson, Daryl Joseph Elliott, Abbie Elizabeth Flores, Donna Franklin, Cynthia Ann Hall, Kathleen Ann Hawsey, Cherice Hebert, Jason Henderson, Thomas Langdon Herring, Margo Hymer, Johnny Jarrell, Elizabeth Jeanes, Carol Jones, Jeanette Broussard Kemper, Jessica Kaye Latino, Shelandria Lakei Lee, Angela Brook Letulle, Cynthia Lewis, Kenneth Taylor Lisby, Patricia Carlene Lloyd, Allen Matthews, Antoinette Yvonne Mays, Felicia McAdams, Morgan Derai Moorehead, Peggy Moss, Janet Narcisse, Melissa Reamey, Todd Reamey, Dorothy Rideaux, Donna Mechale Riggs, Dorothy Rivers, Tony Sarda, Abron Oneil Sellers, Marvin Earl Starghill, Christy Ann Thomas, Susan Tribes, Ericka Butler Turner, Linda Sue Turner, Cindy Valdivia, Kimberly Hill Vizena, Cynthia Ruben Walker, Jason West, Sheryl Whitley and Rodney Williams.