Administration

SCF Recognizes Yvette Alanis as Student Employee of the Year

(Bradenton, Fla., April 16, 2019)State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) recognized Yvette Alanis as Student Employee of the Year during a ceremony at SCF Bradenton. The award is part of National Student Employee Appreciation Week April 15 - 19.

Alanis works for SCF’s College Reach-Out (CROP) and Summer Bridge Programs, where she assists with recruitment and retention efforts and administrative duties. As a student-employee, she visits schools, chaperones field trips, assists with workshops and campus visits, and communicates the value of CROP to parents and prospective students.

Yvette leads by example. She is always willing to do whatever it takes to help our students and our programs,” says Dr. Kristen L. Anderson, special programs director. “She is approachable, friendly, dependable, a team player, and a quick learner. And she’s the face of our office! Her smile and her friendly personality greet guests who enter our office suite. She is the first person they see, and she is more than happy to help them in any way she can.”

The complete list of 2019 student employee nominees included:

  • Yvette Alanis, CROP student employee, SCF Bradenton
  • Aubrey Carey, peer advising assistant, SCF Bradenton
  • Skye Fisher, Academic Resource Center tutor, SCF Venice
  • Kim Galway, Art, Design & Humanities student employee, SCF Bradenton
  • Erinn Lee, Social & Behavioral Sciences student employee, SCF Bradenton
  • Barbara Noda, film student employee, SCF Bradenton
  • Yajaira Urzua-Reyes, Collegiate School student employee, SCF Bradenton

Each student who was nominated for the honor received a small gift of appreciation and certificate of achievement.

Student employee supervisors made nominations for Student Employee of the Year. All nominees had at least six months of employment and a minimum GPA of 2.5. A review committee evaluated the students on attributes, expectations, leadership, style and impact. The nominee with the highest overall score is sent to the Southern Association of Student Employment Administrators to be judged on a regional level. The regional winner is sent to the National Association of Student Employment Administrators to be considered for a national award.

Student employment offers participants the ability to develop skills relevant in any career and to better prepare for the job market upon graduation. Many students are able to earn a significant portion of their college expenses. The student workforce also contributes to efficient operations.

For information, contact Kelly Tippy with the CRC, at TippyK@SCF.edu or 941-752-5335.

SCF Dean of Students, Jaquie McNeal and Student Employee of the Year Yvette Alanis
SCF Dean of Students, Jaquie McNeal and Student Employee of the Year Yvette Alanis

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