HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

PHONE: 627-4521

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS

DIANA CONARD

DATE: 03-18-03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HCC’S GARY CLONTZ RECIEVES NISOD EXCELLENCE AWARD

Gary Clontz, Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Clay instructor, is a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award winner.

NISOD was created in 1978 as a non-profit, tax-exempt consortium of colleges and universities who share a philosophical commitment to support excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership. The NISOD Excellence Awards program was established to further support individual colleges recognizing and celebrating their finest.

Since 1989, NISOD has recognized over 1000 recipients each year. Each college submits the names of individuals they wish to recognize for outstanding service and teaching excellence.