Scroll down to see each of the Bay College Outstanding Employee Awards:  Full-Time Faculty, Part-Time Faculty, Staff and TORCH Award.

Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Award

Beginning January and ending mid-February each year, nominations are accepted for the Full-time Faculty Outstanding Educator Award. Each year, one to three Bay College full-time instructors are selected as Bay’s Outstanding Educators. These individuals must have a full-time appointment at the college for three years or more and be tenured at the time of nomination. Faculty members who have received this award are not eligible for a period of three years. Commitment to education and excellence in service are the primary focuses of this award.

To be considered for this award, a nomination is required. Any Bay College student, employee, board member, alumni, or community member may nominate one or more full-time faculty members for this award.
2017 Full-Time Faculty Award Form
Nominations were accepted through February 10, 2017

Congratulations to the Full Time Faculty
2017 Award Winners

Sandra Croasdell
Sandra Croasdell
Denise Dufek
Denise Dufek
Spencer Slade
Spencer Slade

Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Award

Beginning January and ending mid-February each year, Bay College will accept nominations for the Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Award. Each year, one to three Bay College part-time instructors are selected as the College’s Outstanding Part-Time Faculty. Instructional and professional excellence are the primary focus of this award.

To be eligible, instructors must have completed 32 contact hours of teaching for Bay College. In addition, they must be currently teaching or have taught within the last twelve months. Nominations may be submitted by Bay College students, employees, board members, alumni, or community members.
2017 Part-Time Faculty Award Form
Nominations were accepted through February 10, 2017


Congratulations to the Part-Time Faculty
2017 Award Winner

Joanna Wilbee-AmisJoanna Wilbee-Amis  

Outstanding Staff Award

During the month of February, any Bay College employee, board member, student, alumni, or community member may nominate a full-time or regular part-time non-faculty employee for the Bay College Outstanding Staff Award.

Each year, one to two Bay College administrative/exempt and/or support staff/non-exempt employee(s) are selected as Bay’s outstanding staff member(s). These individuals must have completed three years of employment in the eligible categories at Bay College.

Nominations will be accepted February 1 through February 28, 2017

Congratulations to our Outstanding Staff
2017 Award Winners

Josh BlumensaadtJosh Blumensaadt Lynn MartinsonLynn Martinson    

Employee Torch Award

To give personal recognition to those employees on Bay College’s campuses dedicated to the mission of the College because of their attitude, commitment, and dedication toward the higher education learning environment.

Congratulations to our
TORCH Award Winners

March - May 2017

Photo of Andrew Paulsen
Andrew Paulsen
Adjunct Welding Instructor


Dec 2016 - Feb 2017 Sept - Nov 2016 June - August 2016 March - May 2016 
Photo of Ann Marie Olsen Photo of Brent Madalinski Photo of Dan Williams Photo of Julie Dollhopf
Ann Marie Olsen
Testing Center Manager
Brent Madalinski,
Dan Williams,
Graphic Designer
Julie Dollhopf,
Enrollment Facilitator

The TORCH is for: Team Player; Outstanding Performance; Responsive to Others; Conscientious to Mission of Bay; Helpful to All. For one of these areas, or for one specific event or circumstance, please summarize how your nominee has shown the identified characteristic(s) while performing their job and, if applicable, how did their actions/attitude impact your job area.

Torch Award Nomination Form
There is no nomination deadline for the Torch Employee Award.

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