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Risser Outstanding Teacher Award

Pasadena City College's highest honors, the Risser Awards, are given annually to a faculty member and to a non-teaching staff member, in recognition of their outstanding efforts on behalf of students.

To motivate and reward quality teaching at Pasadena City College, the "Outstanding Teacher Award", accompanied by $1000, is made annually. The award is given for quality of instruction, inspiration to students, fair, understandable evaluation and grading, and loyalty to the college and the United States.

CRITERIA FOR THE AWARD INCLUDE:

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  • Support to the educational program at PCC
  • Quality job performance
  • Attitude and qualities of character
  • Service beyond the job requirements
  • Loyalty to the College and to our Country
  • Number of years nominated

Virgil T. James
1984
Barbara Turner
1992
Ellen R. Ligons
1994

Pasadena City College's highest honors, the Risser Awards, are given annually to a faculty member and to a non-teaching staff member, in recognition of their outstanding efforts on behalf of students.

CRITERIA FOR THE AWARD INCLUDE:

  • Support to the educational program at PCC
  • Quality job performance
  • Attitude and qualities of character
  • Service beyond the job requirements
  • Loyalty to the College and to our Country
  • Number of years nominated

 
Don Williams, retired
1984-1985
Edith Pulley
1988-1989
Pearlean Pittman
1991-1992


Jacqueline Dodds
1993-1994
Gary Potts
1995-1996
Paula Dawson
1997-1998

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Alumni Awards:

5 - World Championship rings, Basketball

2 - Hugo Awards

1 - Silver Medal, Olympics

1 - Rookie of the Year Award, baseball

1 - Nebula

1 - Baseball Hall of Fame

1 - Crew member of Star Trek

1 - National League Most Valuable Player award

1 - NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award

6 - World Series, games played in

 
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