2017 Award Nominations
Ogeechee Technical College

Please note that the Ogeechee Technical College Awards Committee consists of the following: Jan Moore (Vice President for Economic Development), Barry Turner (Vice President for College Advancement); Karen Mobley (The Executive Assistant to the President), the two most recent recipients of the Instructor of the Year Awards (Jeannie McCorkle and Laura Chambers); the two most recent recipients of the Support Staff of the Year Award (Heidi Badie and Beckie Snyder); and the two most recent recipients of the Leadership Award (Kelli Waters and Ty Johnson); the two most recent recipients of the Adjunct Instructor of the Year (Kimberly Riner and Vicky DeBol); as well as the Rick Perkins Coordinator (also Kelli Waters).

Award recipients will be announced and recognized at the Spring Term Faculty/Staff Meeting with a reception immediately following.

Only online nominations are accepted.

NOMINATION DEADLINE:
September 27


Instructor of the Year (Rick Perkins) Award


The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors technical education’s most outstanding instructors. The award has been an ongoing statewide event since 1991 and is designed to recognize technical college instructors who make significant contributions to technical education through innovation and leadership in their fields.

Nominees must meet the following requirements at Ogeechee Technical College (OTC), regional and state levels:

  1. Represent the Technical College System of Georgia by recognizing technical education’s critical impact on Georgia’s overall economic health; have a strong work ethic, a dedicated sense of loyalty and a healthy enthusiasm for promoting technical education;
  2. Employed full-time by OTC as an instructor at the time of nomination, the regional and state level competitions;
  3. Employed full-time as an instructor by OTC for a minimum of three years (by January 1 of the year the state competition is held);
  4. Are in good standing with the College;
  5. Teach in a technical certificate of credit (TCC), diploma, degree or adult education/GED program;
  6. Have not participated in the regional/state Rick Perkins Award competition in the past three years; and
  7. Have not been a state winner (Instructor of the Year) before.

 


The Ogeechee Technical College Adjunct Instructor of the Year Award


The award honors an outstanding part-time instructor who makes significant contributions to the College through teaching, service and leadership in their fields.

Nominees must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must demonstrate a strong work ethic, a dedicated sense of loyalty and a healthy enthusiasm for promoting technical education;
  2. Must be employed as an adjunct instructor by Ogeechee Technical College;
  3. Must have been employed for a minimum of three semesters within the last two years;
  4. Must teach in a technical certificate of credit (TCC), diploma, degree or adult education/GED program;
  5. Must be  in good standing with the College;
  6. May not have won the award in the past three years.

The Ogeechee Technical College Support Staff of the Year Award 


This award recognizes and honors an outstanding employee who has made significant contributions to the mission and success of Ogeechee Technical College and brings attention to the importance of support personnel. 

Nominees must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have a strong work ethic, a dedicated sense of loyalty and a healthy enthusiasm for promoting technical education;
  2. Employed as a permanent, full-time Support Staff person with Ogeechee Technical College at the time of nomination;
  3. Have a minimum of three years of full-time service to the College;
  4. Are in good standing with the College; and
  5. Have not been the recipient of the award in the last three years.

*Support Staff is defined as employees who are not otherwise classified as faculty, dean, director, manager or coordinator.

 

The Ogeechee Technical College Leadership Award


This award recognizes and honors an exceptional employee who has shown leadership in contributing to the mission and success of Ogeechee Technical College.

Nominees must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have a strong work ethic, a dedicated sense of loyalty and a healthy enthusiasm for promoting technical education;
  2. Employed in a permanent, full-time position with Ogeechee Technical College at the time of nomination;
  3. Have a minimum of three years of full-time service to the College;
  4. Are in good standing with the College; and
  5. Have not been the recipient of the award in the last three years.

*Deans, directors, managers, coordinators and other management personnel are eligible for the Leadership Award. Members of the College’s Executive Council are not eligible for this award. 

 


The Ogeechee Technical College Diamond Award


This award recognizes and honors an exceptional employee who goes the extra mile and exemplifies excellence in such things as customer service, innovation, improved efficiency, a positive attitude, teamwork, community service and exemplary service to the College.  The achievement must have been within the last two years. ALL employees of the College are eligible for this award -- Faculty, staff, adjunct instructors, part-time employees and student workers.

Nominees must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have a strong work ethic, a dedicated sense of loyalty and a healthy enthusiasm for promoting technical education;
  2. Employed in any position with Ogeechee Technical College at the time of nomination;
  3. Must have a minimum of one year of service to the College;
  4. Must be  in good standing with the College; and
  5. May not have been the recipient of the award in the last three years.
*No one person shall win more than one award during a fiscal year. Members of the College’s Executive Council are not eligible for this award. Also, the application process will be different than the other categories.

** The nominee will not have to apply. Instead, the nominator will be asked to submit a short paragraph on why the nominee should be considered for the award. 
 

 

 

 

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