Eccard was recognized for her strong knowledge base, commitment to professionalism and persistence in problem solving, according to a news release from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. She has been employed by MCTC since February 2008.
Gardenhour undertook the assignment of maintaining security throughout the ongoing construction at MCTC. Employed at MCTC since May 2000, he was lauded for his knowledge and commitment to safety during the various projects and for the continued flow of prison operations during that time, according to the release.
With nearly nine years as an employee at the institution, Morgan is a senior officer who is looked to regularly by newer staff for advice and guidance, according to the release. Morgan was chosen as an employee of the year because he can be counted on to handle any situation in a professional manner, and is a consistent team player, the release said.
Shearer has demonstrated his excellence and dedication as a traffic officer, according to the release. He was called team-oriented, professional and thorough when communicating with internal and external customers. Shearer has been employed by MCTC since August 1997.
Weiland performs clerical duties for three offices at MCTC, including transition, volunteer activities and the chapel. During 2010, she played a vital role in the institution’s efforts to help offenders get identification, such as birth certificates, MVA IDs and Social Security cards under a department-wide initiative to improve re-entry, according to the release. Besides her regular duties, she also assists with the Maryland Charity Campaign and is a member of the Employee Appreciation Committee.
Weiland has been employed by MCTC since May 2005.