Patriot Award Presented to CASC Vice President Kathy Harrell
The Patriot Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense was presented to Dr. Kathy Harrell at Carl Albert State College. The award is one in a series of awards by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
Larry Laney, SMSgt USAF, nominated Harrell for Carl Albert State College’s support to him as an employee who serves in the National Guard or Reserve. Laney is an adjunct instructor at the CASC Sallisaw campus where Harrell serves as Vice President of the campus. The Patriot Award is for a supervisor’s support provided directly to the nominating service member in reflecting the efforts made to support Citizen Warriors through a wide range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, etc. Harrell was presented a certificate and pin along with a certificate for the College.