Staff Who Make a Difference Awards

Staff Who Make a Difference Awards recognize employees who have demonstrated extraordinary service outside of normal job expectations and exemplify the College’s Core Values and Service Principles. The staff awards are gathered from nominations received from faculty and staff and selected by the Awards Committee.

ICC’s Service Principles, found in the Illinois Central College BLUEbook, are used to determine criteria for the award. These principles include:

  • Connect First
  • Own the Situation
  • Use Opportunities to Build Relationships
  • Go Above and Beyond
  • Act Promptly and Professionally
  • Remember to Work as a Team

2017 Winners

  • Fallon Allison, Studio Coordinator, English, Humanities & Language Studies
  • Lendus Casey, Web Content Coordinator, Marketing-Web Services
  • David Crossett, Social Media & Web Marketing Coordinator, Marketing
  • Daniel Fuertges, Campus Librarian, Learning Resources
  • Katherine Jacobs, General Housekeeper, Custodial Services
  • Elizabeth Kellington, Advisor, Advisement and Counseling Services
  • Rebecca Saban, Massage Therapy Coordinator, Health Careers
  • Pam Smith, Financial Assistant Specialist, Financial Aid

2016 Winners

  • Tina Arnett, Business, Hospitality & Information Sciences
  • Doug Bernius, Human Resources
  • Sally Edwards, Student Services
  • Elizabeth Godinez, Access Services
  • Lari LaBello, Health Careers
  • David Smit, Arts & Communication
  • Kate Stahl, Document Services
  • Summer Wright, Human Resources

2015 Winners

  • Angela McElyea, Benefits Management, Human Resources
  • Peggy Karnes, Dental Clinic Specialist, Health Careers
  • Roy Saatkamp, Finance & Membership Specialist, Fitness Center
  • Stephanie Farquer, Special Events Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
  • Susan Kellerstrass, Library Circulation Specialist, Learning Resources