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Staff Awards Ceremony Winners Announced

April 03, 2019

Awards were given to staff who have shown exemplary dedication and have gone above and beyond their normal job duties at the University of Idaho. Staff who qualified for the award were nominated by their peers and reviewed through an award process conducted by the Staff Council Staff Awards subcommittee. Additionally, those staff retiring from the university were also recognized along with the longevity awards of current employees for service of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 etc. in five-year increments.

Congratulations to our 2019 Outstanding Staff awards recipients.

Non-Faculty Exempt

  • Mary Ellen Brewick – Office of Admissions and Campus Visits (Moscow)
  • Travis Ricard – Golf Course (Moscow)


  • Martin Baker – School of Food Science (Moscow)
  • Travis Akin – ITS – Technology Solutions Partners (Moscow)


  • Amy Thompson – Library (Moscow)

Service/Maintenance Category

  • Jeremiah Miller – Facilities (Moscow)

Skilled Trades

  • Jon Patton – McCall Outdoor Science School (McCall)

Lawrence C. McBride Prize

  • Shawna Lindquist – University of Idaho Foundation, Inc (Moscow)

Outstanding Team

  • Engineering – 2018 ASEM Conference Logistics Team (Boise)
    • Denise Engebrecht – Engineering in Boise
    • Ray Anderson – College of Engineering
    • Carrie Morrison – Computer Science – Coeur d’Alene Center
    • Tim Morgan – Computer Science – Coeur d’Alene Center

Staff Educational Awards

  • Arianna Lema
  • Benjamin Cain
  • Bryden Mattoon
  • Nicholas Pancheri
  • Alexander Gray
  • Phoebe Unger

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The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky Conference. Learn more at