The Full-Time Teaching Excellence Award is presented annually to one of COTC’s full-time faculty members in recognition of and to promote teaching excellence. It is presented twice a year, following autumn and spring semesters. Faculty members are nominated by enrolled students with the winner selected by a faculty committee.
Reese is a 2008 graduate of COTC. She has been an instructor in the radiologic science technology program since 2009. She has an associate degree in radiologic science technology from COTC, a bachelor’s degree in radiology from Oregon Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in higher education from Ohio University. Students who nominated Reese for the award praised her for never giving up on those in her classroom.