Alexander, Ralston recognized as April Peer Award recipients

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2012-04-11
Peer Award recipients, Huntington University, a Christian college
Steve Alexander, right, with Darlene Fairchild
Peer Award recipients, Huntington University, a Christian college
Chad Ralston, left, with Bob Landon

HUNTINGTON, Ind.— The Huntington University Peer Award recipients for April are Steve Alexander, HU maintenance technician, and Chad Ralston, HU electrician.

The Peer Award, which began in 2003, promotes acknowledgment and recognition of the outstanding efforts of Huntington University faculty and staff members. Award winners are chosen and recognized each month by fellow peers.

Alexander was recognized by Darlene Fairchild, data entry, because of his good work ethic.

“He is always very pleasant, willing to do whatever you ask and always follows through with what he says he’ll do, and with a good sense of humor. I know my family has appreciated him over the years for helping us out in various ways and I just want to thank him for the quiet, humble, efficient, and Christ-like way he goes about doing his job,” Fairchild said.

Ralston was recognized by Bob Landon, network and broadcast engineer, because of the great job that he has done working with the staff in Technology Services.

“Maintaining all the electrical systems on a campus this size is not an easy job, but Chad does it well. I can’t think of anyone who deserves this award more,” Landon said.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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