The San Juan College Foundation recently presented the Tarpley Awards to faculty who have shown a commitment to excellence in the classroom, to students and to San Juan College.
Mr. Wayne Tarpley passed away in December 2012, but his generosity and recognition of teaching excellence continues through his trust. The son of a teacher, Mr. Tarpley considered faculty to be part of his extended family and the heart of society. This year, 50 full-time and 10 adjunct faculty members received a Tarpley Award.
The award carries a stipend of $500 each. Each spring the San Juan College Foundation will continue to honor Mr. Tarpley’s wishes with gratitude.
Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass, president of San Juan College, Gayle Dean, executive director of the San Juan College Foundation and the dean of each respective school, presented the awards to the following: