Moraine Park announces retirees, service honorees

by abemis13. June 2013 08:36

Moraine Park Technical College recently held its annual Retirement and Service Recognition event to honor and express gratitude to retirees and those who reached service anniversaries during the 2012-2013 academic year.

This year we had 320 combined years of service from our retirees and 720 combined years from our staff members that received service recognition awards,” Dr. Sheila Ruhland, president of Moraine Park said. “We are very grateful for each of our retirees and staff who have contributed so much to Moraine Park throughout their years of service with our College.”

This year Moraine Park had 13 retirees and 62 staff members receive service recognition awards. Retirees were announced by Kathy Broske, human resources vice president, and service recognition awards were given by Beth Mendoza, human resources associate director.
Retirees included Susan Breszee, math instructor; Sue Krueger, financial aid specialist, who was also recognized for 35 years of service; Ann Mielke, social science instructor; and Ron Speich, culinary arts instructor – all of Fond du Lac. Also included were Joan Bolender, nursing instructor, and Alice Iaquinta, communications instructor – both of West Bend; Tim Crimmings, fire training instructor, and Carol Strysick, nursing instructor – both of Hustisford; Christine Jaglowski of St. Cloud, corrections science instructor; Christine Pirrung of Kohler, account clerk; Rose Ripley of Eden, student support representative-call center and Dana Wangerin of Sturgeon Bay, graphic communications instructor.

Staff members honored for 25 years of service included: Sherry Hackbarth of Watertown; Robin Koerner of Beaver Dam; and Robin Rodee-Schneider of West Bend.  Patricia Hrobsky of West Bend was honored for 30 years of service. Thirty-five-year honorees included: Timothy Flood of Mount Calvary, Karen Jarvis of Fond du Lac, and Linda Harmsen of Waupun.

Moraine Park also presented 54 employees with service recognition awards in the 5, 10, 15 and 20 year categories. For more information about Moraine Park Technical College, visit