2012 Faculty Awards

Mitch Lutch works with a student during his fall 2011 Intersections course.

Each spring, Central College recognizes faculty members for their leadership in teaching, professional development and service.

The John Wesselink Outstanding Performance Award is given in four categories.

The faculty members who earned the award in effective teaching were:

  • Jennifer Diers, assistant professor of education;
  • Kathy Korcheck, assistant professor of Spanish;
  • Kristin Siewert, lecturer of biology.

Walter Cannon, professor of English, received the professional growth and development award.

Leslie Duinink, associate professor of exercise science, received the institutional service award.

Mitchell Lutch, assistant professor of music and director of bands, received the community service award.

In addition to these awards, Oscar Reynaga, instructor of Spanish, was honored with the Huffman Award for outstanding support of international education.


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  • Rachel Vogel Quinn, editor


    8:07 am on October 2, 2012

    Paul, there was no Crichton Teaching Award given this year. Thank you for asking.

  • Paul Jones


    7:54 pm on October 1, 2012

    Who won the Crichton Teaching Award?