by Maryam Bham
This is the full list of staff awards presented at the end of year conference ‘celebrating languages together’, 15.5.2013:
▪ Jeanette Sakel
The Raisin Award – For the most deserving of a ‘raisin’ pay…and for actually making time for lunch this year!!
▪ Richard Coates
The Wikipedia Award – For always having an answer to every question and for explaining things in simple words.
▪ Catherine Rosenberg
Certificate of Excellence – For putting up with Josh all year and for having the biggest heart.
▪ Jo Angouri
The Housekeeping Award – For dedicating 5 mins of a lot of gender lectures to ‘housekeeping’.
▪ Rebecca Fong
Certificate of Appreciation – For sending so many emotionally supportive emails and for ignoring conventions by signing her emails with e lower case ‘r’.
▪ Jonathan Charteris-Black
The Metaphor Encyclopedia Award – For being a consistent source of metaphorical knowledge.
▪ Petros Karatsareas
Certificate of Excellence – For the efficient use of Skype.
▪ Michael Daller
Certificate of Achievement – for the best dressed.
▪ Maria Greany
The Single File Award – For keeping the boys in line!
▪ Maria Teasdale
The Carpe Diem Award – for making the most of every day.
▪ Chris Foggins
The Back In The Day Award – For most nostalgic.
▪ David Phelan
The Champagne Award – for the most sparkling personality and for the innate ability to communicate using only his eyebrows.
▪ Maricarmen Gill
The Old Faithful Award – For making sure if we have ‘any questions’.
▪ Jeanine Treffers-Daller
The Little Miss Sunshine Award – for the brightest smile.
▪ Anna Piasecki
The Rookie of the Year Award – For being a great newcomer.
▪ Kate Beeching
The Loch Ness Award – For never being taught by you but knowing you were there!