| Tennille Nelson, a junior
business-administration major from Hazen, N.D., was
recently recognized as student employee of the year at
Black Hills State University.
Cody McMichael, student
employment coordinator, introduced the six nominees and
announced the winner at a university sponsored reception.
Each nominee was given a certificate of appreciation and
a guide book for resume writing.
Nelson has worked in the
university business office for nearly three years. She
was honored for her initiative and diligence. She
developed quick reference documents at the student fee
payment check-in and refined procedures to the standing
purchase order process by developing self-help guides.
She is described as dependable and responsible in all
endeavors. She worked in accounts payable, contacted
vendors and researched documentation requests. She is an
individual who gets the job done, says her supervisor.
President Thomas Flickema presented a plaque and
recognition certificate to Nelson. She was also named the
South Dakota student employee of the year. She received a
$200 award from the BHSU Foundation and a $75 award from
the Midwest Association of Student Employment
Administrators. She is now eligible to compete for
nominees recognized at the reception were Whitney Waters,
Colstrip, Mont.; Nelson, Brenda Berry, Kadoka; Jay Beyer,
Rapid City; Mandy Barthel, Dawson, Mont.; and (not
pictured) Katrin Kania, Germany.
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