Sheldon, Iowa — Several Northwest Iowa Community College staff members were honored for their service recently at the college’s annual Employee Recognition Ceremony.
Marlys Schwebach of Alton, was recognized for 35 years of service. Schwebach, a Tutor/Specialist in the Learning Center, has been with NCC since 1980. Recognized for 20 years of service were Ruth Hobson of Lake Park and Jan Snyder of Sanborn. Hobson, the Director of Nursing Education and a Nursing Instructor; and Snyder, the college’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement & External Affairs have both been with NCC since 1995.
NCC employees who were recognized for fifteen years of service included Assistant Registrar Sarah Fykstra of Hull; Financial Aid Coordinator Todd Huesman of Sheldon; and Tutor/Specialist in the Learning Center, Steve Pearce of Hartley.
Seven Northwest Iowa Community College employees were recognized for their ten years of service. They include Carpentry/Construction Technology Instructor Ryan Cannoy of Sheldon; Radiologic Technology instructor Mary Cowan of Cherokee; Electrical Instructor Phil Louters of Sheldon; Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance instructor Mark Pritts of Sheldon, Registrar/Associate Dean of Students Beth Sibenaller-Woodall of Sutherland; Administrative Assistant – Dean of Applied Technology and Workforce Lesa Stofferan of Sibley, and VECTOR Coordinator Roy Wohlert of Hartley.
Also honored was the recipient of the Outstanding Employee Award. This time the honor was given to Assistant Registrar Tara Fjeld of Sheldon. Fjeld has worked at the College for the past seventeen years in the Registrar’s Office. College officials say she was chosen for the outstanding employee award because of her service to NCC, its students, staff and faculty, as well as performance of duties, commitment to personal or professional development, and team/committee participation.