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Tanya Fountain is GMC's 2017 Employee of the Year

(Tanya Fountain is GMC's 2017 Employee of the Year.)

Georgia Military College is pleased to announce Tanya Fountain as the 2017 Employee of the Year. Fountain has worked as the Administrative Assistant in GMC’s Engineering Department for two years. Tanya’s positive, upbeat attitude, and spirit of helping her team earned her this special recognition.

“I would like to personally thank everyone for the nomination of such a high honor, though, I cannot perform my job without the incredible love and support of the Engineering Department as well as the entire campus of Georgia Military College,” said Tanya Fountain, GMC’s 2017 Employee of the Year. “Teamwork is a crucial part to the success of GMC! I absolutely am blessed to work with the best employees, staff, faculty, and students in this world!”

In March, GMC’s selection committee reviewed 13 nominations from across the institution with the task of choosing an employee who has done the most to accomplish the GMC mission this year. Tayna’s commitment to her team helps the institution accomplish its mission of educating students and elevating the character. Tayna joins a long list of exceptional leaders as the 2017 Employee of the Year. She will be recognized by GMC’s President, Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell, IV, during GMC’s Memorial Day Parade on May 19. During the parade, Fountain will receive a GMC coin, an engraved watch from the GMC Foundation, and will be presented a check for $1,000.

The nominees from GMC’s campuses and departments are all great examples of what the institution looks for in our employees. GMC is proud to also recognize their contributions to GMC’s mission. Each nominee will be recognized and presented with a GMC Coin and a $500 check during GMC’s Memorial Day Parade. The nominees for 2017, and Employee of the Year from their campus or department are:

  • Academic Affairs Employee of the Year- Justin Vanderwerff
  • Augusta Campus Employee of the Year- Cathy Simpkins
  • Business/Resource Management Employee of the Year- Denise Lock
  • Columbus Campus Employee of the Year- Kristin Wilson
  • Fairburn/Stone Mountain Campus Employee of the Year- Khalialah Perry
  • Fayetteville Campus Employee of the Year- Cynthia Craig-Wolter
  • IT Department Employee of the Year- Mick Kirkwood
  • Milledgeville Campus Employee of the Year- MSG Joseph Thomas
  • Online Campus Employee of the Year- Brittany Cawley
  • GMC Prep School Employee of the Year - Mark Weaver
  • Warner Robins, Dublin, and Eastman campuses Employee of the Year- Kaitlyn Patrick
  • Valdosta Campus Employee of the Year- Latoya Costello