CFCC faculty and staff honored at annual meeting

Staff and faculty at Cape Fear Community College were recognized at an annual meeting at the college held on Aug. 16 at the Schwartz Center in downtown Wilmington.

Over 500 people attended the event, which was held to welcome new college employees, recognize selected employees’ long-time service and present awards for outstanding performance to staff and faculty.

Among the employees who received awards included:

Paralegal instructor Susan Clarke, who won the President’s Award for Outstanding Service for Faculty;

Assistant Registrar Rebecca Fancher, who won the President’s Award for Outstanding Service for Staff;

Spanish instructor Stacey Tatum, who won the Marilyn Goodman Anderson Award for Excellence in Teaching;

Marine Technology Instructor Mark Miller, who is the longest-serving faculty member at CFCC, was presented with a special plaque in recognition of 40 years of service at the College (affectionately known as the “Oldest Rat in the Barn” Award).

The awards were presented by CFCC President Dr. Frank Sells. All the recipients were nominated by fellow employees and students at the college.

The meeting also included an introduction to the college’s new group of student ambassadors, remarks by Dr. Sells, a construction update on new facilities, and kicked off the CFCC Foundation’s Campus Fund Drive for student scholarships.