The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.
Wake Forest names Employees of the Year; celebrates staff milestones
Wake Forest University celebrated service milestones for more than 250 staff members with approximately 2,800 combined years of service. The individuals were recognized at the annual Staff Rewards & Recognition Luncheon Oct. 9. Philip Honaker, plant operator in Facilities and Campus Services, and Tom Benza, associate director in the Financial Aid Office were also recognized as Employees of the Year. They were nominated by faculty and staff for their contributions in the areas of innovation, integrity, accountability, inclusion and Pro Humanitate.
WFU assistant director of Residence Life receives award
D’Najah Pendergrass, assistant director of Residence Life, was recognized by the North Carolina Housing Officers (NCHO) as their Outstanding Mid-Year Professional of the Year. The recipient must display a commitment to exemplary service to the field and their own institution, which includes involvement with the profession, development of junior staff members and exceptional commitment and work to further the mission of Housing and Residence Life.
Wake Forest police officer receives law enforcement association’s award
Maj. Derri Stormer of the Wake Forest University Police Department was named one of the recipients of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 40 Under 40 Award. The award recognizes law enforcement officers who demonstrate leadership and a deep commitment to the profession.