Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award

2016 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award recipients! This program gives members of the University community the opportunity to honor employees who have shown exemplary service and commitment to the University. It is the highest honor for staff at the University.

Academic Division Awardees

Constance S. Alexander, Office Manager, Procurement & Supplier Diversity
Kevin M. Donovan, Senior Assistant Dean for Career Services, Law School
Brandon A. Kemp, Laboratory and Research Specialist, Department of Medicine
Amy Muldoon, Project Manager, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
Gary W. Wood, Zone Manager, Facilities Management

Medical Center Awardees
The Medical Center surprised its winning employees with staff visiting them at their workplaces and presenting them with flowers and balloons. Take a look here.

Veronica J. Brill, Director of Clinical Operations, Emily Couric Cancer Center
Geraldine D. Gaines, Surgical Supply Supervisor, Central Services
Jennifer Thomas Hall, Magnet Program Coordinator, Professional Nursing Staff Organization
Sara R. McClelland, Registered Nurse Clinician, Pediatric Intensive Care
Denese D. Straughn, Administrative Specialist, Faculty & Employee Assistance

U.Va.’s College at Wise

Brenda Whitaker, Administrative and Office Specialist, Department of Natural Sciences

Note: In honor of Leonard Sandridge’s many years of dedicated service to the University of Virginia and as an avid champion of UVA’s staff, in 2010 the annual Outstanding Contribution Award was renamed as the Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award. Through the generosity of Douglas W. DuPont, the award’s yearly stipend is funded in perpetuity.