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LLCC honors recipients of 2022 Distinguished Service Awards

Recognizes service anniversaries, retirees and professors emeriti

Press contact: Lynn Whalen

SPRINGFIELD — Lincoln Land Community College honored 2022 Distinguished Service Award winners, employees with service anniversaries, retirees and professors emeriti at the LLCC Employee Recognition Ceremony May 12.

The college presented five Distinguished Service Awards to individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership and service to the college community, promote a student-focused environment and exhibit a strong commitment to the college’s core values. 

Paula Luebbert
Luebbert

Distinguished Service Award recipients

Hillsboro

  • Administrator: Paula Luebbert, assistant vice president, government/corporate training and economic development (also honored on her retirement after 32 years of service)
  • Professional staff: Tisha Miller, enrollment coordinator 
Tisha Miller
Miller

Springfield

  • Faculty: John Mark Henry, professor of mathematics (also honored on his retirement after 30 years of service)
  • Adjunct faculty: Howard Seidel, adjunct culinary instructor
  • Classified staff: Mack Alexander, building custodian 

Twenty-five-year service honorees

John Mark Henry
Henry

Beardstown

  • Rick Lashbrook, general maintenance technician

Carlinville

  • Gary Wendt, general maintenance technician

Morrisonville

Howard Seidel
Seidel
  • Bill Harmon, professor of agronomy

Springfield

  • Marlene Emmons, professor of English
  • Kirk Yenerall, professor of mathematics
  • Christie Hovey, professor of business
Mack Alexander
Alexander

Virden

  • Robin Ackman, registrar

Twenty-year service honorees

Auburn

  • Shannon Chizmar, child development teacher
  • Dr. Diana Coffman, professor of biology 

Chatham

  • Chad Jones, professor of exercise and sport science
  • Andy Mitkos, director of academic technology systems and support
  • Dr. John Vinzant, professor of political science

Edinburg

  • Marcy Koches, administrative assistant

Illiopolis

  • Lindee Hall Pratt, curriculum specialist

Jacksonville

  • Dr. Ellen Watkins, professor of sociology (also honored on her retirement)

Sherman

  • Ronda Ellinger, administrative assistant to the dean, social sciences and business (also honored on her retirement)

Springfield

  • Matt Combs, duplication and mail center specialist
  • Dan Jett, building custodian
  • Tammy Kuhn-Schnell, dean of the library
  • Mac Warren, assistant director of recruitment and response
  • Amy Williams, administrative assistant to the vice president of academic services

Virginia

  • Vanessa Avery, administrative assistant

Retirees

Chatham

  • Dr. Victor Broderick, dean of social sciences and business, 19 years
  • Dennis Farrand, mechanical maintenance technician, 11 years
  • Dr. Claire Gordon, professor of communication, 29 years
  • Karen Riddell, program assistant, adult education and literacy, 12 years

Easton

  • Barb Mustered, academic services assistant, 21 years

Jacksonville

  • Peggy Wisdom, instructor of basic nurse assistant, 14 years

Loami

  • Kevin Kirsch, professor of auto CAD, 24 years

Springfield

  • Sandra Bonn, library monograph specialist, 15 years
  • Constance Costello, associate professor of nursing, 10 years
  • Dr. Colette D'Cruz Endeley, professor of economics, 25 years
  • Rebecca Croteau, professor of biology, 15 years
  • Dr. Joseph Hoff, professor of Spanish, 11 years
  • Dr. Taiebeh Hosseinali, professor of teacher education, 15 years
  • Dr. Paul Hudson, professor of business, 19 years
  • Terry Logsdon, professor of philosophy, 19 years
  • Thomas Sidener, associate professor of computer science, four years
  • Bradley Woodrum, grounds maintenance worker, 26 years

Pleasant Plains

  • Lawrence Strubhart, horticulturist, 26 years  

Sherman

  • Randal Rue, professor of criminal justice, 17 years

Taylorville

  • Michele Layton, program assistant, Workforce Institute, 23 years

Williamsville

  • Dr. Pamela Bradley, professor of nursing, 16 years

Professors emeriti

Carlinville

  • Nancy Walton, professor of nursing

Chatham

  • Dr. Janice Badgett, professor of nursing

Springfield

  • Virgil Rhodes, professor of business
  • Dr. Theresa Till, professor of nursing