At an awards program Wednesday, January 8, 2020, in the Memorial Union Ballroom, staff members were honored with the Staff Council Making a Difference Awards.
Among the award recipients is Research Engineer Scientist I Rachel Store. She was nominated for the Rookie Award.
Her nominator states “In the 15 months that she has worked for the ME-EM Department, Rachel has made a huge difference in all areas of her job and activities that she has influenced. Her knowledge and drive rival that of someone with many more years of experience.”
A letter of support states that Store is “well-liked and respected by her colleagues and is always willing to help others. In the past one-and-a-half years, I have had the privilege of knowing her, she has proven both through her work and her relationships with others that she is a person of honesty and integrity.”
The Rookie Award recognizes a staff member who:
- Has been at Michigan Tech for less than two years
- Has made an impact in a short amount of time
- Quickly became a valuable member of the team
- Has a demonstrated understanding of the goals/mission of the department/area/division