Bright Idea Staff Award


A special $1,000 cash award will be given each year to recognize one SPA or EPA non-faculty employee who has suggested an idea, procedure or program that, when implemented, resulted in improved operations.  Recipients must be permanent employees who not only submitted an idea that improved cost-effectiveness, safety or convenience; promoted sustainability; and/or solved a problem on campus, but also supported the implementation of the idea in a manner consistent with department procedures and a spirit of promoting collaboration among students, faculty, staff and community members.

Criteria for the Bright Idea Staff Award

 Bright Idea Staff Award Winner

2015 Fred Bauknecht
2014 Kenneth "Shay" Davis
2013 Steven Allen Leamon
2012 Not awarded
2011 Not awarded
2010 Not awarded
2009 Lauren Bishop

2014-2015 Committee

Tammy Frizzell, Chair
Natalie Broom
Kenneth "Shay" Davis
Kay Turpin
Margaret Watson
Josh Whitmore
Cindy Williams
Glenna Young



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