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Presidential Staff Award (1 University Award)

The Presidential Staff Award recognizes a staff member who “goes the extra mile,” exemplifying outstanding dedication to Tarleton State University and their position, all while maintaining a positive attitude and demonstrating exemplary service. They live the Tarleton core values, excellence, integrity and respect throughout their daily activities.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Inspires others with an infectious “can-do” attitude. 
  • Serves others and is always willing to help. 
  • Shows commitment. 
  • Creates a culture of excellence. 
  • Exhibits passion for job.
  • Represents the whole university not just assigned department.
  • Seeks opportunities to support university activities without being prompted by others.
  • Maintains an open, genuine, and helpful attitude even when faced with conflict.
  • Encourages others to perform at their highest level.
  • Maintains a spirit of helpfulness that is recognized by people from both inside and outside of Tarleton.
  • Demonstrates pride in being a part of Tarleton by actions such as:
    • Ensuring the campus provides a positive experience for anyone entering the campus.
    • Representing Tarleton in a professional and positive manner when interacting with others.
    • Takes an active support role in Tarleton activities outside the employee’s normal job duties.
    • Displays Tarleton pride on or off-campus.

2022 Winner and Nominees

2022 Winner:
Soncee Heard Academic Affairs