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Sharon Dominicak named April Traditions of Excellence Award
Release Date Friday, March 28, 2014

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 4, 2014) – Sharon Dominicak, senior secretary in the President’s Office, has been named the Traditions of Excellence Award recipient for April 2014.

“Sharon successfully juggles multiple activities. … She is always willing to assist. She is great at welcoming visitors or candidates,” nominators said.

Dominicak will receive his certificate at the April 17 career service general membership meeting.

The Career Service Council, in conjunction with the President’s Office selects TEA recipients based on performance of assigned duties at a high level or above and beyond expectations, initiative taken to promote the concept of successful job completion and promotion of a positive working relationship with students, faculty and staff.


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