Janice Northerns, English Instructor; Alli Lyons, assistant director of the Wellness Center; and Jerri Lynn Lyddon, director of the Saints Bookstore, at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, received the excellence in teaching award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development in Austin, Texas recently. Presidents of member colleges submit names of individuals their colleges wish to recognize as NISOD excellence award recipients. Member colleges are committed to enriching the learning experiences for all students, enhancing the standards of excellence throughout the academic community and celebrating outstanding educators and their accomplishments. Not pictured is Kim Thomas, Business Instructor.