Northwood University Hosts 2012 Annual Service Awards

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Northwood honored employees for five to 35 years of continuous or combined service.

MIDLAND, MI – On Wednesday, October 24, Northwood University hosted its annual service awards from 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. in Griswold Dining Hall. This year Northwood honored employees for five to 35 years of continuous or combined service to the University.

35 years: Richard Teer, Hope; and Cheryl Warner, Midland.

30 years: Penny Perlberg, Midland; Elmer Tofteland, Mt. Pleasant; and Daniel Toland, Midland.

25 years: Susan Mishler, Sanford.

20 years: Emily Duby, Freeland; DeLois Leapheart, Midland; Terri Mieler, Bay City; and Lori Weckesser, Midland.

15 years: Gary Bell, Midland; Robert Bidwell, Midland; Lisa Fairbairn, Harbor Springs; Julie Felske, Frankenmuth; Tricia Mead, Bay City; Jill Russell, Euclid, OH; and Ann Valley, Hope.

10 years: Gregory Alles, Saginaw; Rebecca Chakraborty, Midland; Scott Fisher, Bay City; Judy Fox, Midland; Cassandra Hackworth, Saginaw; Kenneth Kehrer, Midland; Jennifer Luzar, Midland; Angie Wilkinson, Midland; Robert Wisler, Midland; and Davis Yost, Midland.

5 years: Jacob Adams, Midland; William Bateman, Midland; Brandi Cramer, Linwood; Stelian Grigoras, Midland; Douglas Hentschel, Midland; Melissa Horn, Freeland; Timothy Lamb, Flushing; Christopher Moore, Midland; Tina Ried, Beaverton; Charalane Robbins, Hope; Darcie Roberts, Mt. Pleasant; Karl Stephan, Midland; Marnie Westphal, Essexville; Angela Wood, Coleman; and John Young, Midland.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas, Florida and Switzerland. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise in Midland, Michigan, specializes in creative thinking and innovation development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.