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Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award

About the award

Created in 1999 as a companion to the Imogene Wise Faculty Excellence Award. Chosen by a student selection committee, award criteria includes teaching excellence, rapport with students, innovation in the classroom and a sense of dedication.

Past recipients

  • 2019: Cathy Warner
  • 2018: Julia J. Sheerin
  • 2017: Robert George
  • 2016: Jim Bensley
  • 2015: Brian Heffner
  • 2014: Julie Puckett
  • 2013: Jim Szczechowski
  • 2012: John Biolchini
  • 2011: Mark Holley
  • 2010: Lisa Blackford
  • 2009: Gary Sanborn
  • 2008: Stephen Lockman
  • 2007: Jason Teichman
  • 2006: Karl Sporck
  • 2005: Peter Baumeler
  • 2004: Ted Reese
  • 2003: Jerry Gates
  • 2002: Jerry Dobek
  • 2001: Regis McCord
  • 2000: Susan Odgers
  • 1999: Gregory LaCross

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Nominate your instructor

Have you had instructors this semester who you feel really excelled?

NMC has a way for you to recognize those instructors: Nominate them for a Faculty Excellence Award! Tell us what makes your nominees so great using this form.

NMC Aviation instructor Frank Jabour

2020 Recipient:

Frank Jabour

Jabour has been an NMC instructor for over 21 years. Students said this about him:

  • The instructor treats every student fairly and will always stay after class to help with any questions you have. Kindest teacher I've had, and probably one of the most genuine people I know.
  • This instructor is very passionate about what is taught and spreads that passion throughout the program. The instructor will take as many different approaches as necessary to make sure that every student in the classroom has the necessary understanding of the material.

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