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The Robert M. Leadon Excellence in Teaching Award

Robert M. Leadon The Robert M. Leadon Excellence in Teaching Award was established by the Velekanje Law Firm in memory of Robert M. Leadon, a Foundation Director who died in 1986. He was well known for his commitment to excellence in teaching as a part-time instructor at YVCC.

The Robert M. Leadon Teaching award is a $1,000 unrestricted monetary award. It is open to any full-time faculty member who has completed three full years of teaching at YVCC.

Selection is made from nominations submitted by students, faculty, administrators, and alumni having direct knowledge of the nominees' instructional work. Selection is made by the YVCC Foundation Directors.

Nominations are to be submitted to the Foundation Office in writing from January 1st to March 15th of every year.


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Darlene Koch Classified Employee of the Year

The Classified Employee of the Year will receive $1,000 from the Darlene Koch Classified Employee of the Year Fund through the YVCC Foundation.

Recipients will be selected from classified employees who have been nominated by those they work with explaining why the person should be chosen for the award.

The YVCC Foundation Awards Committee will choose the recipient from nominations submitted to the Foundation in writing from January 1st to March 15th every year.

The award is presented to the recipient at commencement exercises.