For Immediate Release
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The King’s College Community recently recognized employees for their service during an annual Patron’s Day Mass held in conjunction with the Feast of Christ the King.
Four members of the faculty and staff were each recognized with the Christi Regis Award, which is presented to faculty and administrators completing 20 years of service to King’s. The award was established by the King’s College Board of Directors in 1966, the 20th anniversary of the College, and has been presented every year since.
Five members of the King’s staff were recognized with the Twenty Year Service Award.
Recipients of the Christi Regis Award pictured, from left, are Brian Pavlac, professor and chair of the history department; Joseph Rish, associate professor and chair of the political science department; Kim Cardone, major gifts officer; Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., president of King’s and presenter of the awards; and Marc Marchese, professor of human resources management.
Recipients of the Twenty Year Award pictured, from left, include Joseph Sinavage, facilities department; Father Ryan; and Molly Saxton, facilities department. Absent from photo were Cheryl Belles, business office and Robert Krispin and Jay Berry, both of the facilities department.
At a reception following the Mass, all employees who served King’s for at least 10 years and who are celebrating “milestone” anniversaries were presented with a pin. Following are employees who were recognized for their service anniversaries.
45 years: Edward “Ned” McGinley and Robert Paoletti
35 years: Robert Doran, John McKeown, Lucyann Skvarla, and Mary Smith
30 years: Rita Cross, Lana MacGowan, Janet Mead, and Joanne Santarelli
25 years: Nick Holodick, Don Sipple, and James Wallace
15 years: Alix Besecker, Jean Denion, Joseph Evan, Janice Gavlick, Sue Henry, Marie Lendacky, Paul Lindenmuth, Joann Matt, Debra McCulloch, Marian Palmeri, Chris Pasquini, Donna Pegg, Denise Reboli, William Reynolds, William Shergalis, Robert Yenkowski, and Jennifer Yonkoski
10 years: Patricia Auker, Robert Bly, Melisa Ciocco, Kimberly Fabbri, Richard Gray, Mary Gruver, Jocelyn Hook, Lee Klemash, Linda Kline, John McAndrew, and Tara Shawver.
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