Unsung Heroes Week: Final Day

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February 16th-20th is Kenyon’s First Annual Unsung Heroes Week, a community project designed to appreciate the efforts of Maintenance, AVI and Campus Safety. We are proud to recognize the efforts of these employees as valuable members of the Kenyon community. The long term goal of this project is the establishment of a small scholarship fund for a child or grandchild of a Kenyon AVI, Maintenance or Campus Safety worker living in Knox County and pursuing higher education at a college or university. Please share this project with your Kenyon College friends, family members, alumni, or anyone else who you feel would be interested. Let’s give these workers the recognition they deserve!

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Michael, Danville (Left), Meagan (Center), Nick, Columbus (Right), AVI

“What’s your favorite part about working at Kenyon?”

“Michael: “When I initially started working here I had just graduated from high school. I had a few friends that were accepted here and I got to see them and work at the same time. I got to still see my friends and make money. And I moved into the position I’m in now and I just like cooking and the people I work with and it’s a very positive atmosphere here.” Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes Week: Day 5

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February 16th-20th is Kenyon’s First Annual Unsung Heroes Week, a community project designed to appreciate the efforts of Maintenance, AVI and Campus Safety. We are proud to recognize the efforts of these employees as valuable members of the Kenyon community. The long term goal of this project is the establishment of a small scholarship fund for a child or grandchild of a Kenyon AVI, Maintenance or Campus Safety worker living in Knox County and pursuing higher education at a college or university. Please share this project with your Kenyon College friends, family members, alumni, or anyone else who you feel would be interested. Let’s give these workers the recognition they deserve!

DallasDallas (left), Susan (right)

Mount Vernon, Howard, Maintenance

“What’s your favorite part about working at Kenyon?”

Dallas: “Probably my partner (Susan), honestly. We just get along. We have our conversation and everything.”

Susan: “Having a partner like Dallas.”

Both: “Just the different kind of stuff you get to do. You just don’t know what could hit you. It’s not the same, monotonous.”

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A Day in the Life: Jim Huang, Bookstore Manager

In this feature, The Thrill will showcase a typical day of a member of the Kenyon Community: student, faculty, or staff. If you have nominations for people to be showcased, please share them in the comments or email us at thekenyonthrill@gmail.com.

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The Bookstore. It’s a part of our campus that we accept as our provider of textbooks, snack needs, and even the occasional Shakespearean finger puppet. But how do these finger puppets and other treasures get to our town of Gambier? Meet Jim Huang, Bookstore Manager. It’s through him that all these things we take for granted on campus happen, such as online textbook ordering, events, and bringing all the best new books to Gambier. If you want to learn how the magic happens, read on as Jim takes us through his day!

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Unsung Heroes Week: Day 4

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February 16th-20th is Kenyon’s First Annual Unsung Heroes Week, a community project designed to appreciate the efforts of Maintenance, AVI and Campus Safety. We are proud to recognize the efforts of these employees as valuable members of the Kenyon community. The long term goal of this project is the establishment of a small scholarship fund for a child or grandchild of a Kenyon AVI, Maintenance or Campus Safety worker living in Knox County and pursuing higher education at a college or university. Please share this project with your Kenyon College friends, family members, alumni, or anyone else who you feel would be interested. Let’s give these workers the recognition they deserve!

SheilaSheila

Mount Vernon, AVI

“What’s your favorite part about working at Kenyon?”

“Thomas [Hall]. I like cleaning. I’ve been doing that for seven years now. I could go to another job, but I like that one the best. When you’re in the dining hall with the students, you get a personal relationship with the students.”

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Unsung Heroes Week: Day 3

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February 16th-20th is Kenyon’s First Annual Unsung Heroes Week, a community project designed to appreciate the efforts of Maintenance, AVI and Campus Safety. We are proud to recognize the efforts of these employees as valuable members of the Kenyon community. The long term goal of this project is the establishment of a small scholarship fund for a child or grandchild of a Kenyon AVI, Maintenance or Campus Safety worker living in Knox County and pursuing higher education at a college or university. Please share this project with your Kenyon College friends, family members, alumni, or anyone else who you feel would be interested. Let’s give these workers the recognition they deserve!

Ryan Ryan

Mount Vernon, AVI

 

“What’s your favorite part about working at Kenyon?”

“Just being able to come and not worry that everything that is happening is perfect. Just knowing that everything will be calm no matter what happens.” Continue reading

Unsung Heroes Week: Day 2

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February 16th-20th is Kenyon’s First Annual Unsung Heroes Week, a community project designed to appreciate the efforts of Maintenance, AVI and Campus Safety. We are proud to recognize the efforts of these employees as valuable members of the Kenyon community. The long term goal of this project is the establishment of a small scholarship fund for a child or grandchild of a Kenyon AVI, Maintenance or Campus Safety worker living in Knox County and pursuing higher education at a college or university. Please share this project with your Kenyon College friends, family members, alumni, or anyone else who you feel would be interested. Let’s give these workers the recognition they deserve!

Richard Richard

Mount Vernon, AVI

“What’s your favorite part about working at Kenyon?”

“I like this, my job to work at the carousel.”

 

 

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Unsung Heroes Week: Day 1

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February 16th-20th is Kenyon’s First Annual Unsung Heroes Week, a community project designed to appreciate the efforts of Maintenance, AVI and Campus Safety. We are proud to recognize the efforts of these employees as valuable members of the Kenyon community. The long term goal of this project is the establishment of a small scholarship fund for a child or grandchild of a Kenyon AVI, Maintenance or Campus Safety worker living in Knox County and pursuing higher education at a college or university. Please share this project with your Kenyon College friends, family members, alumni, or anyone else who you feel would be interested. Let’s give these workers the recognition they deserve!

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 Viola 

 Mount Vernon, AVI

“What’s your favorite part about working at Kenyon?”

“I just like it. Taking care of students, seeing to their needs and wants. Friendly conversation with the students as well as doing my job. It’s exciting to see the students come in, you never know what they are going to do or say”

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