The 2017 U of A Hope-Texarkana Outstanding Staff Member of the Year, Bernice McDonald, was recognized at the Annual Arkansas Community College’s Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, on October 17.

According to a press release, Bernice, who serves as the Administrative Specialist for the Office of Admissions, has served the college for 15 years. In addition to daily duties, she takes the time to help with the Annual UAHT Fish Fry scholarship fundraiser, volunteers at the watermelon festival, and at graduation. She has even provided transportation to students who were unable to make it to campus.

The nomination letter for McDonald stated, “She is a hard worker who helps students with a variety of needs. Despite always being tied up with other duties, she is always there to help. She is always up to completing any task that is asked of her, and she keeps everything and everyone in line, even on the craziest of days.”

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