STAFF SUPERLATIVES

Crowder College staff (from left) Oren Barnes, Donna Talbert and Paula Kinkade have been honored as 2021 employees of the year at an end-of-year celebration. The recipients were chosen from nominations submitted to the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce. Gold Star Teacher of the Year went to Barnes; Classified Staff Employee of the Year went to Kinkade; Professional Staff Employee of the Year went to Talbert.