Two employees of Seward County Community College/Area Technical School received the excellence in teaching award from the National Institute for Staff and Organization Development in Austin, Texas recently. SCCC/ATS recipients were Gary Damron, Social Science instructor, left, and Mike Bailey, fiscal officer/administrative assistant. 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.