Folks at Skagit Valley College – San Juan Center honored…
The San Juan Center was well represented at the annual Skagit Valley College Spring Celebration held on May 15th in McIntyre Hall at the Mount Vernon Campus. San Juan Center was pleased to have several prominent staff members recognized for milestone years of service to the College and our local community: Angie Atwell (Road Scholar, 5 years); Emily Reed (Road Scholar, 15 years), and Dr. Barbara Fry (History, 20 years).
Angie Atwell was also given special recognition by receiving the Classified Staff Excellence Award, given in recognition of Angie’s outstanding service to the College and community in her role as Program Administrator for the San Juan Center’s nationally recognized Road Scholar program. Angie was singled out from hundreds of classified staff College-wide in recognition of her integrity, innovative thinking, stewardship ethics, and dedication to hundreds Road Scholar participants, staff, business partners, and the College community as a whole.
Along with the honor came a $500 check from award sponsor Puget Sound Energy. According to Carmela Cavanaugh, Senior Program Manager in Road Scholar’s Boston headquarters, “Angie has “touched” each of the individuals enrolled in a Skagit Valley College Road Scholar program.
From submitting programs to sending out advance materials confirming quality educators and managing a myriad of other details, Angie ensures that Road Scholar programs run flawlessly.” San Juan Center Director Randy Martin, in his nomination of Angie, added, “Angie is devoted to the Road Scholar program that provides essential support to the San Juan Center. Faced with challenging duties and juggling multiple layers of planning, various deadlines internally and externally via our partnership with Road Scholar, Angie never hesitates to consider a new idea, a different way to view something, or nurture a new relationship with a Road Scholar participant.”