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McPherson College Honors Faculty, Staff and Trustees

2019 Service Award Recipients

From left front: Patricia Hartshorn, Marylyn Matthaei, Bonnie Wall, Mariah Ramey, Carry Smith; From left back: Shane Kirchner, Ann Zerger, Andrew Olsen, Andrew Ullom, Chris Paulsen, Curt Goodwin, Brian Martin, Michael Dudley, Kenneth Yohn.

McPherson College celebrated 20 employees and trustees for their years of service to the college with a reception, dinner, and awards program at Mingenback Theatre on March 7. The annual night of recognition celebrated the work of faculty, staff and board of trustees members who have served the college from five to 30 years.

“The outstanding achievements and accomplishments by the honorees in the classroom, within individual departments, and in the McPherson community propel the college beyond being a great college to work for,” President Michael Schneider said. “These honorees facilitate world-class experiences for our students and it is in this deep sense of campus community where our students excel to be leaders of the future.”

Those honored included:

30 Years:
Marylyn Matthaei, executive assistant to the VP for academic affairs

20 Years:
Andrew Ullom, director of computer services
Kenneth Yohn, professor of history

15 Years:
Shane Kirchner, professor of education
Chris Paulsen, associate professor of technology
Ann Zerger, professor of art

10 Years:
Brian Martin, director of automotive restoration development
Carry Smith, custodian
Bonnie Wall, custodian

5 Years:
Andrew Olsen, assistant director of financial aid
Curt Goodwin, associate professor of technology
Amanda Peterson, grounds technician
Mariah Ramey, grounds and maintenance technician
Michael Dudley, assistant professor technology
Patricia Hartshorn, registrar

Board Members:
Balbir Mathur
Carolyn Shrock
Craig Holman
Steve Burkholder
Tom Crist