Baylor Recognizes 6 Outstanding Staff Members

Feb. 13, 1997

Six Baylor University employees were honored recently with Outstanding Staff Awards during the annual awards ceremony held in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.

Billie Gilbert, office of university marketing; Donna Kennedy, center for computing and information; Jim Gorham, office of ccounting; Mary Alice Langlotz, accounts payable office; Pearl Beverly, office of student activities; and Don Ariail, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, each received a special commendation and a $1,000 check for their outstanding service to Baylor. In addition to these six, approximately 340 other employees were honored.

Employees were recognized for 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 35 and 40 years of service. Brooches were presented to women and tie tacks to men with diamonds representing the years of service at Baylor, beginning with the fifth year.

Recognized for 40 years of service to Baylor were Dr. Robert Packard, professor of physics and Master Teacher; Olga Fallen, assistant professor of health, human performance and recreation; and John Belew, provost emeritus and emeritus professor of chemistry. Johnny Johnson, equipment room and gym attendant for the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, was honored for 45 years of service.

The service awards ceremony has been a tradition at Baylor since 1972.

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