(Dickson, TN) – Recognizing exceptional service and qualities, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) has issued this year’s Golden Hammer and Service Awards to teachers and staff at both the Dickson and Clarksville campuses.
The Golden Hammer is an annual award given to employees that best represent the following attributes:
H – honesty
A – attentiveness
M – motivation
M – modesty
E - empathy
R – respect
Golden Hammer Award Recipients for 2017 were Deanna Wallace, Clarksville Campus, and Cynthia Zwingle, Dickson Campus.
The award was named in 2009 in honor of the President of TCAT, Arrita W. Summers whose nickname was “The Hammer.” To date, thirteen individuals have received the award from across the campuses.
Golden Hammer Award: Cynthia Zwingle, Dickson Campus
Golden Hammer Award: Deanna Wallace, Clarksville Campus
The Service Awards were as follows:
5 year service awards:
10 year service award: Angela Davis
15 year service award: Shane Hunter
20 year service award: Sarah Durham
Adjunct faculty service wards:
Gina Patalano – 10 years
Angela Burns – 5 years
Sherri Halchak – 10 years