Tankersley Named CSU’s Staff Member of the Year

COLUMBUS, Ga. --- Lance Tankersley, Omnisphere Theater director at Columbus State University’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center, was named the 2016 President’s Staff Excellence Award winner during the university’s campus-wide employee recognition ceremony April 26.

The President’s Staff Excellence Award recognizes the staff employee who demonstrates excellent job performance, work ethic and a commitment to CSU’s mission and values. Tankersley received a commemorative award, letter of recognition from the president and a $1,000 cash prize.

His supervisor, Shawn Cruzen, executive director of the Coca-Cola Space Science Center and a professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, surprised Tankersley with a video explaining why he is so valuable.