Lone Star College Kingwood News
HOUSTON (Feb. 25, 2010) Lone Star College-Kingwood has a lot to be proud of. Recently, 12 faculty and staff members earned the coveted 2010 excellence awards during the Spring in-service and two employees earned writing awards for their published works.
Members of the faculty and staff that earned the excellence and writing awards are a true testament to what we strive to do here at Lone Star College-Kingwood, Dr. Katherine Persson, college president, said.
EXELLENCE AWARD WINNERS: FACULTY
The faculty excellence awards were given to Nickie Loftin, an associate professor of nursing; Eric Skiles, professor of drama/theatre; Diane Wilson, professor of dental hygiene; and Raul Reyes, professor of history.
The faculty at LSC-Kingwood is some of the most amazing people I have ever worked with. We are all very fortunate to work here. I was deeply honored to be recognized by my peers as an outstanding member of faculty on campus, Skiles, who has worked at the college for seven years, said.
Loftin, who has been in the nursing profession for many years, said her favorite moment on the job is watching her students struggle and succeed in their quests to be in the medical profession. She goes on to say that she has always wanted to teach others how to be a nurse; contribute to the future of nursing and to give back to the community.
In accepting her award, Wilson said she was honored and surprised for the recognition. She goes on to say that striving to always do better in herself and in her profession is what keeps her focused each day.
The field of dental hygiene in itself is very challenging. To have a student come to you with the desire to be a dental hygienist, to see the struggles that they may go through, and when they learn the process or concept is the most rewarding moment of …