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Best Bee of the Month - December 2008

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Best Bee Award


Please congratulate Ramona Taylor as being selected Best Bee for the month of

Exemplification of RCTC Values:

Ramona’s dedication and commitment to providing quality service are apparent in her outstanding support to faculty, staff and students. She is an exceptional team player.

Exemplification of RCTC Values:

Innovation: She is willing to take on new projects and enjoys new challenges.

Excellence: Ramona’s attention to detail demonstrates the quality work that she does on a consistent basis.

Fun: It is obvious that Ramona enjoys her position here and is upbeat about the RCTC campus, students and staff!

Respect: She is respectful of the others and treats everyone fairly.

Teamwork: She is an outstanding team member who is always willing to go above and beyond to meet deadlines, complete projects in a timely manner and basically does what is required to see the task to its end!

Congratulations Ramona who will receive the Employee of the Month parking space for the month of December.

Sent on Behalf of the Recognition Committee



Are your colleagues or co-workers demonstrating extra effort, exemplary service, or demonstrated expertise in your department or on a committee? Are they working on a special project for their job/department/college or in the community? If so, please consider nominating them for "Best Bee of the Month."


The Employee Relations Committee (ERC) has implemented a process to recognize and reward employees for outstanding job performances. Recognitions can be awarded:

  1. Work Team Recognition. Recognition would include committee work, community service work, and department achievements and could also highlight something new the group has done or is working on. Work Teams who receive this award will be recognized through publicizing the award in the Crossings, on a "recognition" web site, possibly on our digital wall, their very own "pizza party" and gifts.
  2. Individual Recognition. This is a modified reinstatement of the "Bee Award" started by Bonnie Mercer. Recognition would include committee work, community service work, and individual achievements, extra effort, exemplary service or demonstrated expertise in their field. Individuals who receive this award will be recognized through publicizing the award in the Crossings, on the "recognition" web site, possibly on our digital wall, and gifts.
  3. Write Personal Notes. All employees are encouraged to write notes of recognition and appreciation to their colleagues and co-workers. This is a simple gesture which has a positive effect on the sender and receiver.


  • Anyone can nominate an employee or work team. The nomination remains active indefinitely.
  • The nomination form should include a narrative of why the nominee(s) merit being named Employee/Work Team {Best Bee(s)} of the Month based on criteria the nominator feels is relevant.
  • The nominee(s) may be any employee of Rochester Community and Technical College.
  • Nominations received by the 15th of the month are eligible for consideration of the following month's award.

Complete the on-line nomination form by clicking on the envelope above.

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