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MCC's Staff Recognition Awards 2018

MCC’s Staff Recognition Awards 2018

Photo: (Top) Winners of the Staff Excellence Awards. (Bottom) Recipients of the Anniversary Awards.

Macquarie Community College recently held a Staff Recognition Event in conjunction with the Christmas Party. We handed out several awards for Staff Excellence and Anniversaries. See the list of winners below and check out the photos on our Facebook page.

Staff Excellence Awards

This year our Staff Excellence Awards were aligned to Macquarie Community College’s updated Guiding Principles.

The 2018 awards recognise individuals nominated by their peers and selected against meeting at least 3 of the following criteria:

  • PHILOSOPHY: Individual excellence – an individual who has provided outstanding service or performance in their day-to-day job.
  • PHILOSOPHY: Passionate about our students and business partners – an individual who delivers programs with a focus on meeting the education and training needs of the individual students within the community at key transition points in their lives. 
  • COLLABORATION: Team Player – an individual who collaborates with their peers to make things happen. Their whole approach is can-do: ‘What contribution can I make to help the team achieve success”.
  • INTEGRITY: Demonstrates personal and professional integrity – takes personal responsibility to deliver on promises and demonstrates integrity at all times.
  • COMMITMENT: Always prepared to go the extra mile – going beyond what is expected, demonstrating passion, following up to show you care and genuinely want to help MCC achieve its goals.
  • DIVERSITY: Acceptance of and encouragement to people from all backgrounds – an individual who believes that participation in affordable, quality education is transformational and is committed to helping motivated learners from all backgrounds “climb the ladder of learning”. They want others to achieve their educational, personal and career goals. 
  • RESPECT: Valuing the feelings, wishes, opinions and rights of others – an individual who can empathise, listen, is responsive and treats others with courtesy and politeness.

The winners of the 2018 Staff Excellence Awards are:

  • Leyla Amini – English (LLN)
  • Monique De Borde – English (LLN)
  • Heather Hill – VET
  • Melissa Johnson – LSI
  • Geetali Krishnasamy – English (LLN)
  • Pamela Maddocks – VET
  • Sandra McKinney – Sales, Operations and Marketing
  • Stephanie McLanders – Training Coordinator
  • Fiona Oates – English (LLN)
  • Melissa Sloan – Drawing and Painting (LSI)
  • Liz Smyth – VET
  • Susie Steele – VET & Acrylic Pouring (LSI)
  • Charmaine Unger – Aqua Fitness (LSI)
  • Ka Wong – Marketing

Congratulations to all our Staff Excellence Award winners!

Anniversary Awards

This year we had many people celebrating their Anniversaries with MCC from 5 years all the way to 30+ years! There were lots of stories shared, including one of how a tutor met his wife in his first year of teaching.

5 years

  • Deborah Corke – Yoga (LSI)
  • Lorna Hamilton – Dancing (LSI)
  • Peta Iken – Customer Service
  • Stephanie McLanders – Training Coordinator
  • Deidre Morrison – Drawing & Painting (LSI)
  • Lauren Nichols – Tap Dancing (LSI)
  • Naomi O'Brien Gent – Aqua Fitness (LSI)
  • Clinton Russell – Golf (LSI)
  • Monika Tasonyi – Property Stylist (LSI)
  • Keith Whelan – Business Short Courses (LSI)

10 years

  • Maria Quai – Italian (LSI)
  • Paul Taylor – Self Improvement (LSI)

15 years

  • Marine Aubury – French (LSI)
  • Pilar Betanzos-Alonso – Spanish (LSI)
  • Corinne Campbell – Import/Export Your Own Business (LSI)
  • Christine Ford – Yoga (LSI)
  • Samuel Mudie – Guitar (LSI)
  • Melissa Sloan – Painting (LSI)
  • Maria Wackett – Spanish (LSI)

20 years

  • Jean Palmer – Cake Decorating (LSI)
  • Christian Wright – Photography (LSI)
  • Chakib Yacoub – French (LSI)

25 years

  • Andrew Hill – Tennis and Table Tennis (LSI)
  • Ian Passwell – Golf (LSI)

30 years

  • Leigh Wood – Hatha Yoga (LSI)

Congratulations to our Anniversary Award recipients. We thank you for your commitment to MCC and its students.

We have had an amazing 2018 and look forward to servicing the community again in 2019!

See 2017 Staff Recognition Award winners