SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Technical College will annouce the winner of the 2011 Rick Perkins Award at Savannah Technical College on Thursday, March 3 at the colleges Eckburg Auditorium during a luncheon.
Three faculty members have been honored as finalist for the award:
- Heather Walker, Department Head and Instructor, Mathematics
- Walter Webel, Department Head and Instructor, EMT/Paramedic Technology
- Cinda Young, Department Head and Instructor, Early Childhood Care and Education
The Rick Perkins Award recognizes an instructor for their excellence in teaching in the Technical College System of Georgia. The award was previously known as the Commissioner's Award of Excellence , but was renamed in honor and memory of Thomas "Rick" Perkins. Perkins was an instructor at West Central Technical College and received the Commissioner's Award of Excellence prior to his untimely death.
The faculty member that is honored with the Rick Perkins Award will represent Savannah Technical College in a regional competition later this month and will be honored by the college's board of directors at an upcoming meeting.