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November Staff Award Goes to Mackenzie

November 20, 2015

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is happy to recognize Heidi Mackenzie as CWI’s Staff of the Month recipient for November.

Mackenzie is an administrative assistant for CWI’s School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. She has been with CWI since January of 2010. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Math and Management Information Systems from Montana State University – Billings.

Her nomination notes, “She is personable, efficient, caring, super-organized, and manages to work with an enormous group of people making each one feel they have her attention. Heidi’s expertise with spreadsheets is top-notch and she is always willing to help others learn more about what can be done with them.”

She is known for considering multiple angles when tackling any project. She understands the larger system and tracks data while maintaining a historical perspective. She is truly an asset to CWI and exhibits the core values: Leaving a Legacy of Learning and Serving All in an Atmosphere of Caring.

Mackenzie says “It’s so easy and fun to work in a group where everyone gets each other. I feel really blessed to be included and valued in their ranks.”

She moved to Idaho in 2003 to be close to her immediate family and now enjoys helping with her nieces, Sara and Elise, and nephew, Jay. Elise and Jay are two year old twins. 

Please join us in congratulating Heidi for this well-deserved honor.