Tracy Wiegner, Professor of Marine Science. Professor Wiegner was unable to attend the event.
Student Employee of the Year
Christopher Wung, First Year Experience Office
Outstanding University Support Employee
Marsha Oshiro, Secretary, College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resource Management
Professional Staff Award
Sherrie Padilla, Enrollment Services Manager and Director of Financial Aid.
Koichi and Taniyo Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation
Cheryl Gansecki, Lecturer in Geology
Steven Lundblad, Professor of Geology
A special (and surprise ) tribute, organized by members of the Faculty Congress, was given to Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai, who will be leaving the position on July 1 when the new permanent chancellor begins her tenure.
About the photographer: Raiatea Arcuri is a professional photographer majoring in business at UH Hilo.