Classified Excellence Awards

The Classified Excellence Awards were created to recognize and celebrate the many creative, hard-working, enthusiastic and dedicated classified employees that help make Mt. SAC the best.  

There are 10 nomination categories, and nominees/recipients of these prestigious awards are annually announced at the Classified Recognition Ceremony. Classified employees may be nominated by Managers, Faculty or Classified colleagues. Click on the links for the nomination form and criteria for each classified award.

Criteria for 'Classy' Awards    |     Nomination Form 

2014 Award Winners

  • Outstanding Achievement Winner - Troy LyonCommitment to Student Service - Kathleen Clarke
  • College Appreciation - Patti Boyer
  • Outstanding Achievement - Troy Lyon
  • Citizenship - Rondell Schroeder
  • Best Attitude - Rick Nguyen
  • Rookie of the Year - Jazmin Vargas
  • Campus Improvement - Carlos Duarte
  • College Leadership - Edwin Romero
  • College Excellence - Larry Poncetta
  • Joe Mountie Lifetime Achievement - Clarence Brown

2013 Award Winners

  • Creativity & Innovation - Kenneth Frank
  • Commitment to Student Service - Linda Diaz
  • Outstanding Achievement - Pam Childs
  • Citizenship - Sean Kelly
  • Best Attitude - Karen Johnson
  • Rookie of the Year - Beverly Heasley
  • Campus Improvement - Beth Quinlan
  • College Leadership - Mary Lange
  • Joe Mountie Lifetime Achievement – Virginia Burley

2012 Award Winners

  • Rookie of the Year – Hawk Yao
  • College Leadership - Bill Ito
  • Creativity & Innovation – Duneen Duffin
  • Best Attitude – Cliff Saunders
  • College Excellence – Sue Hothi
  • Campus Improvement – Jose Briceno
  • Outstanding Achievement – Margaret Palumbo
  • College Appreciation – Ron Titus
  • Commitment to Student Service – Maria Iniguez
  • Citizenship – Deejay Santiago
  • Joe Mountie Lifetime Achievement – Larry Redinger

2011 Award Winners

  • Rookie of the Year – Marlene Ward
  • College Leadership – Laura Martinez
  • Creativity & Innovation – Dena Schumaker
  • Best Attitude – Jeff George
  • College Excellence – Donna Lee
  • Campus Improvement – Jose Briceno
  • Outstanding Achievement – Anna Acosta
  • College Appreciation – Karen Naveda
  • Commitment to Student Service – Caridad Oppenstein
  • Citizenship – Darlene Vale
  • Joe Mountie Lifetime Achievement – John Nixon