HCC recognizes staff for service

April 1, 2013

President Bill Messner congratulates Jackie Robles Cruz on 10 years of service at HCC. Culinary Arts students were recognized for their efforts during the lunch.

HCC recognized faculty and staff last week at the annual Years of Service luncheon, held Wednesday, March 27, in the Picknelly Dining Room. Honored were those marking 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years with the college.

"This is one of the real, nice events of the year," said President Messner.

Deb Golas, secretary for the Fine & Performing Arts programs, will retire this semester after working at HCC for 40 years.

Recognized were the following HCC staff:

40 Years 10 Years
Deb Golas Shannon Shatos
Suzanne Carey
Kathy Hamling
30 Years Colleen Cameron
Sharon Biskup Roberta Kelly
John Laroche Kelly Keane
Richard Powers Melissa Latour
Idelia Smith Ian Camera
Kris Mazinski
Miguelina Correa
25 Years Melany Mendoza
Brian Burns Marylyn Romero
John Hardy Jackie Robles-Cruz
Eileen Kelly Monica Perez
Kim Gifford
5 Years
20 Years Bill Fogarty
Dennis Fontaine Vanessa Martinez
Elizabeth Greco Erin O'Brien
Antoinette Hean Kathy Keough
Steven Huard Patricia Quinn
Vivian Leskes Audrey Kilcoyne
Mary Lynch Tricia Kiefer
Christopher Maher Janisse Pacheco
Kathy McDonough Valentyna Semyrog
Adrienne Morris Edward Clancy
Edward Murch Julie Kizershot
Roberta Niezgoda Teresa Beaudry
Mitch Pysznik Laura Hutchinson
Alexandra Wagman
Holly Martin-Peele
15 Years Thaisa Hanson
Aurelio Pagan Robert Griffin
Kevin Donais Karen Desjeans
Mike Magiera
Alice Brainard Retirees
Scott Chirgwin Ted Leth-Steensen
Linda Scott Erika Subocz
Juan Dixon Pennie Marcus
Frank Johnson Gloria Defillipo
Karen Rock Deb Golas
Mike Kowalewski Kathy McDonough
Michelle Robak Marcia Morrison
Maria Vargas Richard Defoe
Jay Ducharme Anne Barry
Felice Caivano Sheena Santolini 
Dave Champoux  

Photos: (Left) President William Messner congratulates HCC police officer Jackie Robles Cruz for 10 years of service with the school. (Right) Students in HCC's Culinary Arts program cooked and served the meal.


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