Aug. 23, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Angel Garcia is the 2013 winner of the Max L. Starkey Service Award at Illinois Wesleyan University. The announcement was made by President Richard F. Wilson at the Fall Breakfast held today in the Young Main Lounge of Memorial Center.
The Starkey Award, established in 2001, is presented to a member of the University staff nominated by his or her peers for extraordinary service to Illinois Wesleyan. It is named in honor of the late Max Starkey, a 1957 IWU graduate who was the University comptroller from 1957 to 1996.
Garcia, a resident of Normal, is a veteran custodian of over twenty years for IWU’s Shirk Center. His co-workers and many members of the IWU community have taken note of his dedication to his job and his commitment to being friendly and going the extra mile to make IWU a better place.
The Starkey Committee that selected Garcia consists of former Illinois Wesleyan staff and faculty. The committee members are:
Dana Starkey '94 and Tina Starkey Swingler '97 were also involved in the committee's determination of the winner.
Previous honorees include:
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