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Classified Employee of the Year Award
Classified employees are integral to the mission of K-State Libraries. They work throughout the organization, ordering and preparing materials for the collection, providing assistance to library users at help desks, and preparing and describing digital collections. They are our accountants and graphic designers, maintain our buildings and our collections, serve on library and campus committees, and can always be counted on to lend a hand.
Because of their outstanding contributions to K-State Libraries, it is fitting that we recognize them often. Each year, libraries' faculty and staff nominate classified employees for Employee of the Year, based on their special contributions, dedication to daily tasks, and ability to work successfully across the organization. Nominations are reviewed by a diverse selection committee and a winner or winners are chosen. All nominees are acknowledged at an annual ceremony, and the winner or winners names are added to the K-State Libraries Classified Employee of the Year Award plaque, and receive a monetary award from the Friends of the K-State Libraries.
Katie Sigman, Library Assistant II in the Content Development and Acquisitions department, was selected as the recipient of the 2013 Classified Employee of the Year Award. Katie is an outstanding employee with excellent customer service and leadership skills. She is an asset to her department and the Libraries.