Kristin Ailsby, who had served as Lethbridge College’s chair of the Board of Governors starting in 2015, was appointed a judge on the provincial court in February. She stepped down from her role on the board after the appointment was announced; vice-chairs Kristine Cassie and Tracy Zappone will serve as interim chair for the remainder of Ailsby’s term.
Sheldon Anderson (Automotives 1987) started his new role as Dean of the Centre for Trades in December. He has worked at the college since 2004.
Madisyn Chambers, lab technician, SPHERE, School of Health Sciences, Centre for Health and Wellness, won the college’s Strong Start Award. Patrick Dudley, customer relationship management administrator/senior analyst, Information Technology Services, won the college’s Service Innovation Excellence Award.
Kirsten Fantazir, instructor in Criminal Justice, and Janet Yorke, associate dean in the Centre for Health and Wellness, received this year’s annual NISOD Excellence Awards. NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize men and women each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues. Lisa Halpen, program assistant, School of Health Sciences, Centre for Health and Wellness, won the college’s Leadership and Creating Community Appreciation Award.
Dave Maze, faculty member, School of Justice, Centre for Justice and Human Services, won the college’s Leadership and Creating Community Excellence Award.
Francis Rankin, project manager, Facilities, won the Leadership and Creating Community Appreciation Award.
Lina Wiebe, Interior Design Technology student, designed a home that was voted as a finalist in the annual Building Industry and Land Development Association Lethbridge Awards of Excellence in Housing in the $230,000-$260,000 single family category. Student Jada Kot brought the home to life through 3D animation.