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Overton Awards Recognize Staff Members

Overton AwardsSeven UST staff members were recognized at the annual Tom Overton Awards Luncheon on Sept. 18. The award winners were nominated by their supervisor or manager based on their achievements, character, peer interaction, loyalty to the mission of the University, and their willingness to consistently go above and beyond the call of duty. 

The 2013 Overton Award recipients are:

  • Jerricia Hannah, HCC transfer admissions coordinator for STEM majors
  • Todd Smith, director of athletics and head basketball coach
  • Michael Acosta, senior research analyst
  • Christine Barry, executive director of privacy and security, and co-director of Emergency & Safety Services
  • Zahra Shadmani – gifts and records coordinator
  • Alexis Scates – administrative assistant IV
  • Alberto Ortega – lead maintenance assistant

The awards are granted in memory of Thomas Overton, director of public affairs at UST from 2001 until his untimely death in 2007. Tom was a man of honor, good humor and excellent attitude.  Tom exemplified UST’s core values of goodness, discipline and knowledge.

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