|Sixteen longtime Northwestern College employees were honored at the college’s Spring Recognition Banquet on April 26.|
Three retiring faculty members were recognized for their service. They are John Kaericher, professor of art, a member of Northwestern’s faculty since 1963; Dr. Ron Takalo, associate professor of Spanish, who joined the college in 1982; and Dr. Barb Top, associate professor of education, a member of the faculty since 1993.
Jeff Taylor, associate professor of theatre and speech, received a 25-year service award.
Twenty-year awards were given to Glenda Brenneman, visitation day coordinator, and Dr. Eric Elder, interim vice president for academic affairs and professor of business/economics.
Ten-year awards were presented to Kim Case, interim dean of student development and associate dean for student programs; Barb Dewald, associate dean of spiritual formation; Dr. Adrienne Forgette, associate professor of psychology and interim associate dean; Dr. Keith Fynaardt, associate professor of English; Tamara Fynaardt, associate director of public relations; Jeff Guthmiller, associate director of admissions; Dr. Jackie Smallbones, associate professor of religion/Christian education; Dr. Sara Tolsma, associate professor of biology and interim associate dean; Art Vander Pol, maintenance assistant; and Jay Wielenga, director of development.
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