Photo of Casper College campus with the words "Employees Honored."
Seven Casper College employees were recognized with 2020-2021 year-end honors during the college’s annual retirement and recognition dinner held in May.

Megan Schafer, executive assistant for administrative and student services, was recognized with the Robert O. Durst Classified Staff Award. The award is designed to recognize a classified staff member who demonstrates an outstanding service reputation in their job performance, knowledge, effectiveness, character, communication, cooperation, judgment, and interactions.

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Award-winner Megan Schafer received her award from last year’s Robert O. Durst Classified Staff Award winner, Julie Hansen, academic assistant for the CC School of Science. (Casper College Photo)
The Outstanding Administrator was Linda Toohey, associate vice president for student services. The award was designed to recognize an administrator who demonstrates an outstanding service reputation in their job performance, knowledge, effectiveness, character, communication, cooperation, judgment, and interactions.
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Linda Toohey, associate vice president for student services, received her award from Corey Peacock, director of student life. (Casper College Photo)
The Judith Bailey Scully Award recipient was Julia Whyde, English instructor. Established by Casper College Alumnus Marlan O. Scully in honor of his wife Judith, the award recognizes faculty who demonstrate academic excellence as characterized by Judith’s outstanding accomplishments as a Casper College and University of Wyoming student.
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Casper College English instructor Julia Whyde receives her award from Erich Frankland, political science instructor. (Casper College photo)
There are two Shanklin awards named for longtime Casper College emeritus psychology instructor Garth Shanklin. The awards promote recognition of full-time and part-time Casper College teaching faculty who display exceptional commitment to teaching and have made significant collegial contributions to the college. The Shanklin Faculty Leadership Excellence Award winner was Eric Atkins, Spanish instructor, and the Shanklin Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award winner was Bridget Veauthier, philosophy and psychology adjunct instructor.
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Eric Atkins, Spanish instructor, was the winner of the Shanklin Faculty Leadership Excellence Award. He is seen with Erich Frankland, political science instructor. (Casper College Photo)
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The Shanklin Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award winner was Bridget Veauthier. Erich Frankland, political science instructor, presented Veauthier with her award. (Casper College Photo)
Finally, Kendall Jacobs, mathematics instructor, and Paul Brutsman, engineering technology and design instructor, were both recognized with the Rosenthal Outstanding Educator Award. To be chosen for the award, the recipient must possess the qualities of an outstanding educator, document participation in professional organizations and/or activities, and take an active role in the community and/or out-of-school cultural activities.
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Kendall Jacobs receives one of two Rosenthal Outstanding Educator Awards from Paul Marquard, physics and engineering instructor. (Casper College Photo)
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Paul Brutsman, one of two Rosenthal Outstanding Educator Award winners, was presented his award by Paul Marquard, physics and engineering instructor. (Casper College Photo)
Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle
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