Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award

2014 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 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
Jeffrey Baker, Information Technician and Operations Manager, Graduate Programs Office, School of Medicine
Justin Callihan, Chiller Plant Engineer, Facilities Management
Sharon French, College Information Specialist, College of Arts & Sciences
Kevan Holdsworth, Coordinator for A/V Services, Miller Center
Oris Smith, Housekeeper, departments of Surgery, Environmental Services and Urology, School of Medicine

Medical Center Awardees
Raymond Cook, Specimen Technician, Specimen Support
Laura Grigsby, Patient Care Assistant, Emily Couric Cancer Center
Amy Pennington, Therapy Assistant, Transitional Care Hospital (TCH) Physical Therapy
Sally Sargeant, RN, Clinician II, Pediatrics, Northridge
Becky Swartz, RN, Continuum Home Health

U.Va.’s College at Wise
Jessica Necessary, administrative assistant for the Visual and Performing Arts Department

Note: In honor of Leonard Sandridge’s many years of dedicated service to the University of Virginia and as an avid champion of U.Va.’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.