Longevity awards were presented to faculty and staff members for their service to Tusculum College and its students during the Opening Session for faculty and staff members on Aug. 14.
Dr. David Bow, at right, professor of physical education, was honored for his 35 years of service to the College with the presentation of a handcrafted wooden bowl mounted on a stand. In addition to teaching hundreds of students in both the Residential and Graduate and Professional Studies programs, Dr. Bow has served as athletic director, as faculty moderator, chairman of a number of faculty governance committees and served on numerous search committees.
Those with 25 years of service received a pin. Recognized were, from left, Nancy Thompson, associate register; Deborah Bible, assistant director for CHUB (Upward Bound), and Diane Hensley, campus nurse. Not available for the photo was Chris Summey, assistant director of information systems.
Recognized with pins for 20 years of service were, from left, Jane Allen, coordinator for academic advising for GPS; Dr. Antonio Bos, professor of business adminstration, and Kim Carter, biology instructor, EPA coordinator and chemical hygiene officer. Not available for the photo were Dr. Greg Church, professor of biology and Pat Simons, coordinator of student information.
Receiving pins in recognition of their 15 years of service were, from left, Todd Ireland, Frank Mengel, Frankie DeBusk, Dr. Melanie Narkawicz, Heather Easterly and Wesley Greear. Not available for the photo were Carolyn Longwater and Edith Wagner.
Those recognized for 10 years of service included, from left, Dr. Tom McFarland, Dr. Brian Pope, Michelle Arbogast, Leslie Kelley, Melissa Dixon, Blanche Foulks and Kathy Hipps. Not available for the photo were Dr. Jonita Ashley-Pauley, Lonnie Connolly, Bernie Elkins, Amy Franklin, Dr. Michelle Freeman, Buster Scott, Jannie Smith and Dr. Cindy Solomon.
Recognized for five years of service were Kelley Adkins, Audrey Brackens, Deborah Bryan, Bucky Buchanan, Michelle Clupper, Bill Fitzpatrick, Sherri Fugate, Dr. Bill Garris, Cliff Gjertson, Dr. Troy Goodale, Matilda Green, Cody Greene, Anna Hensley, Barbara Holt, Tiffany Hutton, Freida Jones, Kathryn Jones, Josh Jordan, Kim Kidwell, April Lane, Randy Loggins, Dr. Beth Loveday, Christie Norris-Bowling, Heather Patterson, Nancy Perry Cunningham, Barbara Richesin, Tonya Ridley, Wendy Robertson, Barb Sell, Jo Ann Swecker-Thompson, Leah Walker and Mike Willis.