McDonald Observatory Thanks Employees for Dedicated Service

8 June 2007

FORT DAVIS, Texas — McDonald Observatory honored long-time employees for their years of service with an Employee Appreciation Dinner on May 23.

Receiving recognition were:

  • Jimmy Salcido (30 years)
  • Marian Frueh (25 years)
  • Mark Blackley (20 years)
  • Barbara Dominguez (20 years)
  • Jerry Martin (20 years)
  • Martin Villarreal (15 years)
  • Angela Davis (10 years)
  • James Fowler (10 years)
  • Carl (Robert) Poenisch (10 years)
  • Gabriel Salcido (10 years)

Additionally, Nancy Davis received The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences Staff Excellence Award in April.

In February, both Matthew Shetrone and Nancy Davis received Staff Excellence Awards from the McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors.

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Jimmy Salcido (center) receives a plaque and pin celebrating his 30 years of service with McDonald Observatory. Also pictured, from left: Dr. David Lambert, Director; Don Wallace, Superintendent; Rex Barrick, head of Physical Plant. Credit: Frank Cianciolo/McDonald Observatory.

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Nancy Davis received the McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors Staff Excellence Award in February 2007. Davis also received a Staff Excellence award this year from the UT-Austin College of Natural Sciences. Credit: McDonald Observatory

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