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CHEERS Award (Coworkers Honoring Excellent Employees with RewardS)


  • Has gone over and above their normal job duties
  • Gets along well with co-workers and customers
  • Performs high quality and thorough work
  • Possesses a positive attitude
  • Displays safe work habits

Awards for CHEERS recipient include: a monetary award, a plaque, a parking space and their name on the CHEERS wall. Members of the Plant Involvement Team (PIT) make up the CHEERS committee. Committee members are responsible for encouraging departments to submit nominations and review them to decide on the award recipients. The award is given quarterly.

2022 CHEERS Recipients

2022 September Recipient: Adam Bartlett

Adam Bartlett holding his award


  • Adam Bartlett
  • Branka Odic
  • Caitlin Brusoski
  • John Shines
  • Justin Howe
  • Kim Jackson

2022 June Recipient: Mimi Selimovic

 Mimi Selimovic

 Mimi Selimovic is the June recipient of the CHEERS Award!  Congrats Mimi!

June 2022 CHEERS Nominees:

  • Caitlin Brusoski
  • Ed Jones
  • Mimi Selimovic
  • Spaska Spasova

2022 March Recipient: Cory Holsomback


Cory Holsomback is the March recipient of the CHEERS Award.  Congrats Cory!

March 2022 CHEERS Nominees:

  • Barbara Coleman
  • Tim Johnstone/Adam Bartlett
  • Tina Lowman
  • Francis Wynn
2021 CHEERS Recipients

2021 December Recipient: Jimmy Newcomb


Jimmy Newcomb is the December 2021 recipient of the CHEERS Award.  Congrats Jimmy!

December Nominees:

Branka Odic Derek Brown Rashel Amuda
Drew Parker John Shines Fehima Vjestica
Manny Haines Mimi Selimovic
Jeff Peters Janet Harlow

2021 September Recipient:  Chris Machalski

 Chris Machalski 

Mazie Ellerbe Nyreng Dut
John Shines Jeff Peters
Janet Harlow Drew Parker
Branka Odic

2021 June Recipient:  Harold Wainwright

Harold Wainwright

2021 June Nominees:

David Johnson David Johnson & Peggy Shifflett
John Shines Mazie Ellerbe
Nyreng Dut Chris Machalski


2021 March Recipient:  Vessela Stefanova

Vessela Stefanova

2021 March Nominees:

Julian Cline Matt Jordan
Darius Pullman Mike Gilliam
Nyreng Dut Sara Card
Steve Rutledge Wayne Van Staden
Chris Machalski David Johnson







2020 CHEERS Recipients

2020 December Recipient:  Paul Sandman

 Paul Sandman

Paul Sandman is the CHEERS Recipient for December 2020. Congrats Paul!

2020 December Nominees:

  • Julian Cline
  • Matt Jordan and Darius Pulliam
  • Mike Gilliam
  • Paul Sandman
  • Vessela Stefanova
  • Steve Rutledge
  • Wayne Van Staden
  • Sara Card

2020 March Recipient: Mauricio Lopez

Mauricio Lopez

Mauricio Lopez is the CHEERS Recipient for March 2020. Congrats Mauricio!

2020 March Nominees:

  • Sara Card
  • Samida Mesic
  • Sejida Turanovic
  • Paul Sandman
2019 CHEERS Recipients

2019 Second Quarter Recipient: Ron Koser

Ron Koser

Ron Koser is the CHEERS Recipient for the second quarter of 2019. Congrats Ron! 

2019 Second Quarter Nominees:

  • Matt Jordan
  • Debra Jones
  • Samida Mesic
  • Manny Haines
  • Wa Hit

2019 Third Quarter Recipient: Manny Haines

CHEERS Manny Haines

2019 Third Quarter Nominees:

  • Ed Jones
  • Frances Wyne
  • Elena Mileva
  • Suada Jusofovic

2019 Forth Quarter Recipient:  Ed Jones

Ed Jones

2019 Forth Quarter Nominees

  • Paul Sandman
  • Carlton Sanders
  • Elena Mileva
  • Mauricio Lopez
  • Josh Gilleland