Employee Recognition

Recognizing outstanding employees


Team player; Outstanding performance; Responsive to others; Conscientious to the mission of Bay College; Helpful to all

For one of these areas, or for one specific event or circumstance, please summarize how your nominee has shown the identified characteristic(s) while performing their job and, if applicable, how did their actions/attitude impact your job area. To give 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.

Quarterly TORCH Award Winner
Jessica Lamarch, Director of Admissions

Jessica LaMarch
Director of Admissions

Past TORCH Award Winners
  • Edie Erickson, Staff
  • Jospeph Mold, Staff
  • Aaron Kippola, Staff
  • Melissa VanBrocklin, Staff
  • Brit Slade, Faculty
  • Spencer Slade, Faculty
  • Pat Ogle, Staff
  • Andrew Paulson, Faculty

Outstanding Faculty Award

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.

Oustanding Full-Time Faculty Award Winners
Caitlin Capodilupo, Full-Time Faculty

Caitlin Capodilupo

Amber Kinonen, Full-Time Faculty

Amber Kinonen

Juneann Klees, Full-Time Faculty

Juneann Klees

Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Award Winners
Patricia Bough, Full-Time Faculty

Patricia Bough

Denise Cutler, Full-Time FacultyDenise Cutler


Outstanding Staff Award

During the month of February, any Bay College employee, board member, student, alumni, or community member may nominate a full-time or regular part-time non-faculty employee for the Bay College Outstanding Staff Award. Each year, one to two Bay College administrative, exempt and or support staff non-exempt employee(s) are selected as Bay’s outstanding staff member(s). These individuals must have completed three years of employment in the eligible categories at Bay College.

Outstanding Staff Award Winners
Rick Hansen, Staff

Rick Hansen

Laura Moloney, StaffLaura Moloney
Director of Student Services (Bay West)