Award Winners

  • Spirit and Service Award winners from 2018

    The 2018 Spirit Award Recipient Chris Praedel and Service Award Recipients Khanh Hoang and Paige Warner.

  • Photo of three recipients of the service and spirit awards

    2017 Service and Spirit Award Winners

    Service Award 2017: Beth van den Hombergh (L) and Amber Hutson (R); Spirit Award 2017 (C) Mark Johnson. 

  • Photo of grand prize winners

    2017 Awards Luncheon Grand Prize Recipients

  • Service Award Winners 2015: Sue Daniels (left) and Pearl DeVries (right). Spirit Award Winner 2015: Tom Thinnes (center). Photo by: Jeanne Baron

  • Photo of Kris Kenz and Bekki Spanjer

    Service Award recipients 2014

    Kris Kenz and Bekki Spanjer

 The Professional Support Staff Organization at Western Michigan University award outstanding staff members with Service for outstanding service and leadership within the university community. The Spirit Award is passed down annually by each awardee who decides who embodies the spirit, culture, drive, and goals of WMU. The recipient of the Spirit Award does not need to be PSSO eligible or a member to receive the award.