Mellissa Watson is Spirit of Excellence Winner
CADC’s Mellissa Watson is an Auburn University Spirit of Excellence Winner for May. Mellissa (aka Mell), who is the CADC’s Dean’s Office Executive Support Assistant, was nominated by Steve Barlow for going “beyond the call of duty” and for “exemplifying professionalism and dedication to excellent service by putting forth extra effort.” Steve included among the reasons he nominated Mell that “Mellissa is often the front line contact with students, parents, alumni and donors. Her pleasant demeanor and attention to detail inspires confidence, in whoever she works with, that the job will be taken care of.” Mell joins other recent CADC Spirit of Excellence winners Joel Beckum (February 2016) and Chad Bailey (June 2015).
Spirit of Excellence is a monthly award from Human Resources given to employees in the areas of service/maintenance, secretarial/clerical, technical and administrative/professional. The award recognizes employees who perform above the requirements of their position to improve service, quality and the department’s image; exemplify professionalism and dedication to excellent service by putting forth extra effort; provide outstanding contributions of significance to the university or department’s mission; achieve accomplishments that exceed normal expectations; or have outstanding business contributions of significance. Monthly winners are eligible to receive the Employee of the Year Award, announced at the annual Employee Recognition Award ceremony in the spring.