MSSU celebrates employees during annual awards

Mssu Celebrates Employees During Annual Awards
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JOPLIN, Mo. – Missouri Southern State University honored employees during the annual Years of Service brunch.

The university presents awards to staff members in recognition of five, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 35 years of employment at MSSU.

Years of service honorees

35 years

  • Marilyn Walton

25 years

  • Eric Edwards
  • Lee Elliff Pound
  • Jeff Pooley

20 years

  • Ken Kennedy
  • Dr. Julie Wengert

15 years

  • Faustina Abrahams
  • Amber Brown
  • Jimmie Collins
  • Melissa Forsythe
  • Jan Garner
  • Branda Hayes
  • Kevin Pyle
  • James Sayles
  • Arleen Thomas
  • Betsy Wood

10 years

  • Kandee Behnke
  • Steven Benfield
  • Kent Broady
  • Mariah Callari
  • Linda Day
  • Alex Gandy
  • Mayra Gonzalez
  • Dale Loyd
  • Jennifer Shaw
  • Teresa Shufflin
  • Jennifer Smith
  • Jason Stockdale
  • Ken Surbrugg
  • Janet Swadley
  • Debra Swearengen
  • Tina Tracy
  • Nick Tuck

5 years

  • Maghan Alberts
  • Stefanie Allen
  • Michael Barlow
  • Ashley Brownfield
  • Amanda Caceres
  • Brian Chasten
  • Vallie Cook
  • Matthew Cuttrell
  • Jessica Davis
  • Alyssa Farney
  • Katie Fields
  • Shakira Gammill
  • Lonnie Hulette
  • Diana Johnson
  • Sona Liston
  • Robert Micklich III
  • Karen Nine
  • Chad Read
  • Debra Schow-Smith
  • Rebecca Spencer
  • Kathleen Studebaker

Superior service award

The university also announced the Superior Service Awards, which were given to Lisa Sweet and Kandee Behnke.