Bismarck State College honored four faculty and staff with the Award of Excellence during the spring BSC Celebration and recognition event. The awards acknowledge significant or meritorious performance in professional roles.
Faculty recipient Dean Bellin, assistant professor of technical theatre, was noted for outstanding teaching and student mentorship, improving all presentation quality in Sidney J. Lee Auditorium, and coaching students to a first place regional win in a stage crew contest. Ken Paulus, professor of welding, was recognized for longtime excellence in his service to BSC.
Staff Award of Excellence recipients were Nancy Gordon, and Dusty Anderson, video production specialist. Gordon's selection was based on her high level of commitment to BSC students, involvement in college functions and the community, and dedicated advisor of the BSC Anime Club. Anderson was noted for his strong work ethic, friendliness, professionalism, proactive ideas and willingness to assist on projects.
Students and employees submitted 44 nominations for the awards. Representatives of the BSC Foundation Programs committee, student Board of Governors, faculty, and staff selected the recipients. Employees received a cash award from the BSC Foundation.
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