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Among the awards presented were the New Employee Staff Award. | Image: Justin Baetge/Texas A&M Engineering

The College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station recently recognized 15 staff members for their dedication and enthusiastic service to engineering. The Engineering Staff Advisory Council reviewed more than 100 nominations for this year’s staff awards. Recipients were honored at a ceremony on May 10 at the Zachry Engineering Education Complex, where they received a commemorative and monetary award.

New Employee Award:

 Justin Elizalde, engineering communications

Key Contributor Award:

 Jennifer Olivarez, engineering communications 

Engineering Team Award:

Andy De La Cruz, Jennifer Easterling, Morgan Krauss, Pamela Simmons-Brooks, Shelly Tornquist and Taylor Young, workforce development

Staff Excellence Awards:

Susan Borsh, engineering technology and industrial distribution

Jason Henderson, engineering technology and industrial distribution

Andrea Leija, nuclear engineering

Sybil Popham, engineering academic and student affairs

Michelle Reyes, human resources

Lenae Scroggins, commercialization and entrepreneurship

Abbie Vintila, industrial and systems engineering