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Employee Recognition

Pathfinder and Career Service Excellence Awards

Nominations are closed.  An email will be sent once the nomination process for 2018-2019 has begun. 

Our College is proud to offer employees an opportunity to recognize their colleagues. Nominating deserving employees for the Pathfinder and Career Service Excellence awards gives us the opportunity to celebrate our achievements together at our annual college-wide convocation event.   The awards are funded by the Foundation for Seminole State College and these funds are made possible by the generous donations of our faculty, staff, alumni, and friends.

How to nominate an employee or department:

  • Any employee can nominate an employee that they believe has demonstrated exemplary performance and models the College’s Core Values.
  • Click on the link under each award category listed below for details on eligibility and selection criteria.
  • Review the “eligible employee list” for each award to verify the employee meets the eligibility criteria.
  • Describe on the nomination form why you believe the employee deserves the award.  The examples you provide on the form assists the committee with the selection process.
  • Submit nomination forms to Human Resources

The Selection Process

Nomination forms are reviewed by committees of employees who are randomly selected by Human Resources. Human Resources takes into consideration diverse representation from various areas of the College.  Members of the Selection Committee for the Career Service awards are selected from the list of Career Service employees eligible for the awards.  The Selection Committee members for the Pathfinder awards are selected from all full-time employees including Faculty, Professional, Technical, Career Service, and Administrators who are eligible for the awards.

Award Nomination Forms:

  • Full Time Career Service Excellence Awards
    Two full-time Career Service employees have the opportunity to each receive a $1,250 award. 
  • Part Time Career Service Excellence Award
    One part-time Career Service employee has the opportunity to receive a $750 award.
  • Individual Pathfinder Awards
    Up to three full-time employees have the opportunity to each receive a $2,000 award.
  • Department Pathfinder Award
    One College department has the opportunity to receive a $2,000 award. The award may be spent on department equipment or a department activity based upon parameters determined by the Foundation for Seminole State College, which provides funding for this award.



Contact Human Resources
Seminole State College
100 Weldon Boulevard
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
Phone: 407.708.2195
Fax: 407.708.2425