Employee Recognition

Recognizing outstanding Bay College employees

Bay College TORCH Award

The Bay College TORCH Award gives personal recognition to those employees on Bay College’s campuses dedicated to the mission of the College because of their attitude, commitment, and dedication toward the higher education learning environment.

  • Team player
  • Outstanding performance
  • Responsive to others
  • Conscientious to the mission of Bay College
  • Helpful to all
Quarterly TORCH Award Winner
Britt Slade

Britt Slade
Faculty

Britt lives Bay College’s mission (Student Success, Community  Success, Culture of Success) every day as an employee. The  Bay College TORCH Award gives personal recognition to those  employees on Bay College’s campuses dedicated to the mission of the College because of their attitude, commitment, and dedication toward the higher education learning environment.

 
Past TORCH Award Recipients
  • Debra Koski, Staff
  • Pat Bazan, Staff
  • Crystal Hendrick, Instructor
  • Vicki DeGrand, Staff
  • Marc Pilon, Instructor
  • Laura Johnson, Staff
  • Ashley Rogers, Staff
  • Sarah Davy, Staff
  • Penney Parmet, Instructor
  • Sherri Mangan, Instructor
  • Lindsey Slifka, Instructor
  • Amy Reddinger, Staff 
  • Jonathan Lane, Staff
  • Susan Sundstrom-Young, Instructor
  • Renee Lundberg, Staff
  • Linda Varda, Staff
  • Jessica LaMarch, Staff
  • Edie Erickson, Staff
  • Joseph Mold, Staff
  • Aaron Kippola, Staff
  • Melissa VanBrocklin, Staff
  • Brit Slade, Instructor
  • Spencer Slade, Instructor
  • Pat Ogle, Staff
  • Andrew Paulson, Instructor
TORCH NOMINATION

Outstanding Educator Awards

Beginning January and ending mid-February each year, nominations are accepted for the faculty Outstanding Educator Award. Each year, one to six Bay College instructors are selected as the college's Outstanding Educators. Full-time faculty must have a full-time appointment at the college for three years or more and be tenured at the time of nomination. Part-time faculty must have completed 32 contact hours of teaching for Bay College. In addition, they must be currently teaching or have taught within the last twelve months. Commitment to education and excellence in service are the primary focuses of this award.

2023 Outstanding Full-Time Faculty
Caitlin Capodilupo

Caitlin Capodilupo
Instructor

Molly Campbell

Molly Campbell
Instructor

NOMINATE FULL-TIME FACULTY
2023 Outstanding Part-Time Faculty
Christina Reed

Christina Reed
Instructor

Mike Dupont

Mike Dupont
Instructor

Heidi Rife

Heidi Rife
Instructor

NOMINATE PART-TIME FACULTY

Outstanding Employee Awards

Nominations are accepted for full-time or regular part-time non-faculty employee(s) for the Bay College Outstanding Employee Award until the end of February each year. One to two Bay College administrative and support staff employee(s) are selected as Bay College’s outstanding employee member(s). These individuals must have completed three years of employment in the eligible categories at Bay College.

2023 Outstanding Employees
Michael Klein

Michael Klein
Enterprise Application Manager

Sarah Davy

Sarah Davy
BCW Academic Support Coord

NOMINATE EMPLOYEES

Outstanding Student Employee Award

During the Winter semester, nominations are accepted for the Outstanding Student Employee Award. Each year, one student employee (work-study, student workers, tutors, peer mentors, SI leader, RA, etc.) is selected for the Bay College’s Outstanding Student Employee Award. This individual must have worked during the current academic year. If the student graduated in December they are still eligible for the award. Also, the student needs to be enrolled in a minimum of 6 Bay College credits while working.

2023 Outstanding Student Employee

Christian Stapert

Christian Stapert
Student Worker

NOMINATE STUDENT
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