Six employees of the College recently received the 2007 Claire B. Burns Awards. The awards program, now in its 11th year, was established and endowed in 1997 by Donal J. Burns ’49 in honor of his wife, Claire, an alumna of the Class of 1990. Thwe awards are presented annually to non-exempt employees of the College—currently working or retired—who, in the fulfillment of their responsibilities, have demonstrated, fostered and promoted the spirit of family which is a treasured characteristic of the Holy Cross community.
This year’s recipients, all from the Worcester area, were honored at an awards banquet on Jan. 9 in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom.
Samuel Alcorn, retiree, physical plant/grounds from 1986-97;
Harry C. Clouthier, physical plant/building services;
Darlene M. Demarco, physical plant/building services;
Jason S. Laine, physical plant/building services;
Brian J. McCann, physical plant/building services;
E. Sandra Shook, study abroad department.
In addition, 48 employees were recognized for perfect attendance over the past year—including William Breault, who has received the award for the past 24 consecutive years.