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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.


2015 Savas-Kostas Award for Excellence Recipients

 

 Lawrence D'Angelo

Tehseen Irfan 

Lawrence D'Angelo
Assistant Professor of English
University Transfer Division
Outstanding Faculty Award

Tehseen Irfan
Associate Professor of English
University Transfer Division
Outstanding Faculty Award

Melissa Deskins 

 Jackie Whitley

Melissa Deskins
Human Resources Representative
Finance and Administration Unit
Outstanding Staff Award

Jackie Whitley
Workforce Director
Workforce and Community Development Unit
Outstanding Staff Award