Service Awards Ceremony Honors Employees
In a ceremony on Thursday, November 21, 2013, San Antonio College
honored SAC employees with 15, 25 and 40 years of service to San
Antonio College and the Alamo Colleges district. The Service Awards Reception
and fall coffee is an annual event that celebrates long-standing employees at
The event, hosted in the Faculty/Staff
dining room in the Loftin Student Center, was packed with employees and many
departments coming together to honor their employees. Per tradition, the ceremony included fun trivia from the years the
employees began employment, including those listed below.
The cost of a dozen of eggs was 88 cents.
Microsoft released Windows 98 and Apple Computer
unveiled the iMac.
The search engine, Google, was founded.
San Antonio Spurs starting line-up included
David Robinson, Sean Elliott, Mario Elie, Avery Johnson and Tim Duncan.
SAC prepared for Y2K by developing a “Year 2000
Project” to prevent possible system failure.
The cost of a dozen eggs was 65 cents.
A movie ticket cost $3.50.
NASA resumed shuttle missions 2 ½ years after
the Challenger disaster.
The first major computer virus infected
computers connected to the Internet.
San Antonio’s largest private employer was H-E-B
with 8,223 employees. (They now have 22,000
Visitors from all over Texas got their first
glimpse of Shamu when SeaWorld San Antonio opened.
The cost of a dozen eggs was 45 cents.
President Nixon, on national tv, accepted
responsibility, but not blame, for Watergate.
Skylab, the first American space station, was
Shaka, the first white rhino ever bred in
captivity, was born at the San Antonio Zoo.
An inch of snow fell in San Antonio in January.
In total, the
36 people recognized boast a cumulative total of 695 years of service. The
honorees are listed below
15 Years of Service
Bessie Ann Prado
Hilda San Miguel
25 Years of Service
Sylvia G. Cadena
40 Years of Service
Photo provided by Campus Photographer, Leonard Zeigler.