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Sept. 2022 Employee of the Month: Laura Kate Fortner

By October 3, 2022

 Name: Laura Kate Fortner

 Job Title, department: Senior Secretary, Division of Languages and Literature

Employee of the month for what month/year: September 2022

DSU degrees: BA—History, 2018

Previous DSU awards: 2022 Emerald Award of Excellence Nominee

What does this award mean to you?

This award means that my talents and efforts are valued and appreciated by my colleagues. I was nominated for this award by someone in another department I knew before I came to Delta State as a student. Knowing that they nominated me makes this extra meaningful.

What do you like best about your job?

I love being around some of the most talented and interesting people on the planet. The students, staff, and faculty here at Delta State are second to none. They make every day a joyful adventure. 

What do you like best about Delta State?

Again, the people at Delta State are beyond measure. Our students are so bright, eager, and passionate that they are a true delight to work with. All staff members here are experts in their jobs who are willing help each other in any way possible, and the faculty members are so kind and caring to everyone. The people really do make Delta State a fabulous place.