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Student Staff Awards

At Rec Services, we really appreciate our student employees. That is why Lied, State, and Beyer will all close at 5pm on Friday, April 22, to allow our students to attend our annual appreciation banquet called the, ‘RECSPYS’. Thanks again to our student staff!

Rec Services Employee of the Year: Announced at Banquet

Rec Services Legacy Award: Announced at Banquet

Adventure Programs Student Employee of the Year Emma Hoover-Grinde
Adventure Programs Legacy Award Thao Larson
Marketing Student Employee of the Year Cooper Pierce
Business Ops Customer Service Excellence Hannah Buffington
Business Ops Student of the Year Laura Humble
Business Ops Newcomer of the Year Sydney Parizek
Sport Club of the Year Boxing Club
Fitness Instructor of the Year Summer McVicker
Fitness Instructor Legacy Award Clara Candelario
Fitness Newcomer Instructor of the Year Annie Balk
Personal Trainer Rising Star Naja Jones
Personal Trainer of the Year Gabe Rummel
Personal Trainer Legacy Award Kota Omizu
Intramurals Student Employee of the Year Macy Wiederin
Intramurals Legacy Award Ben Garland
Intramurals Newcomer of the Year Christabel Deas
Intramurals Supervisor of the Year Jacob Bohler
Intramurals Referee of the Year Bryce Ketterhagen
Sports Turf Assistant of the Year Joe Carse
Facility Maintenance Assistant of the Year Trent Mayeraan
Cleaning Attendant of the Year Kristina Schaffhausen
Service Desk Employee of the Year Cameron Waldrep
Facility Attendant of the Year Casey Kolbeck
Lifeguard of the Year Sarah Wright
Facility Supervisor of the Year Haley Jewell
Facility Legacy Award John DeSimone
Shane De Jong Facility Operations, Facility Student Employee of the Year Robert Larson

‘RECSPYS’ (inspired by the sports-award show: ESPYs) is Iowa State University Rec Services annual student staff awards banquet. There has not been an in-person one since 2019, so this one will be extra great! The banquet will have a catered meal and an awards ceremony. The banquet will begin at 6:00pm, so if you are a Rec Services student employee, come enjoy camaraderie and conversation at the event. See more information below:

What: RECSPYS 2022 Student Staff Awards Banquet
When: Friday, April 22 at 6:00 – 7:00pm
Who: Any Rec Services employee (Award winners will have a private ceremony beginning at 5:15pm)
Where: Iowa State Alumni Center – 429 Alumni Ln, Ames, IA 50011 (located at the west edge of the lot between Jack Trice and Hilton)
Dress: Business/Business Casual
Theme: Space