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Savas-Kostas Award for Excellence

The Savas-Kostas Award for Excellence is presented annually to honor two outstanding faculty and classified staff members of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College who have made significant contributions to the College, community, or to improve education in southern West Virginia. Evidence of qualities befitting a recipient of the Savas-Kostas Award for Excellence includes integrity, professionalism, selflessness, commitment, and cooperation.

The outstanding faculty awards were established in 1982 as a permanent endowment by Logan businessman, Nick Savas, for the purpose of recognizing the contributions of outstanding faculty at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. These awards are in the amount of one thousand dollars each. The awards to recognize the outstanding contributions of classified staff were initiated in 1996. These awards are in the amount of five hundred dollars each.


2014 Savas-Kostas Award for Excellence Recipients


 Kimberly Hensley

Kimberly Hensley
Assistant Professor of Biology
Natural Sciences Department
Outstanding Faculty Award

  
Mary Nemeth-Pyles

Mary Nemeth-Pyles
Professor of Nursing
Allied Health and Nursing Department
Outstanding Faculty Award

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Kenny Bowens
Maintenance Worker
Finance and Administration Unit
Outstanding Staff Award

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Virginia Stepp
Bookstore Supervisor, Williamson Campus
Finance and Administration Unit
Outstanding Staff Award