Staff receive longevity awards at annual banquet

posted on May 3, 2012

At the annual Red Cloud Indian School staff banquet last Saturday night, 23 faculty and staff members were given awards for their terms of service. As is tradition, all staff who have been working for a number of years ending with a “5” or a “0” were recognized. The longest-term honorees were high school counselor Lenny Clifford with 40 years, and maintenance / grounds worker Brother Mike Zimmerman with 35. The full list is below. Congratulations to all long-term staff, and thank you for your service!

Five Years

Mabel Boots

Russ Cournoyer

Douglas Ferguson

Benjamin Kelly

Eric Little Hawk

Leah Maltbie

Paul Nava

Rekal Plenty Wounds

Wanda Standing Bear

Mike Sunderland

Ten Years

Bill Fearn

Shelley White

15 Years

Jane Farrell

Tina Merdanian

Fr. Steve Sanford

Sister Connie Schmidt

Roger White Eyes

20 Years

Boyd Ferguson

25 Years

Marcia McGaa

Fred Stands

30 Years

Sister Margaret Giroux

Mary Weasel Bear

35 Years

Brother Mike Zimmerman

40 Years

Lenny Clifford

A video tribute to long-term staff can be viewed HERE.