The Office of the President of Genesee Community College is pleased to announce that Allen Kidder has been selected as the December Employee of the Month and William J. Lackie has been chosen the Student of the Month. Allen Kidder - Employee of the MonthAs the Associate Dean of Genesee Community College at Orleans in Albion, New York, Mr. Kidder has diligently recruited students, enhanced programming at the Center, and continued to establish positive relationships with the Orleans community. He is well-known for always finding time to listen to other people and making them feel special, despite a very busy daily schedule. Mr. Kidder remains focused on the best interests of not only Genesee students but also the community-at-large. He treats all staff with the utmost respect, providing them with the information and tools they need to help the Orleans Campus Center succeed. Without a doubt, Mr. Kidder goes the "extra mile" to help students, community members, and colleagues and he has earned the respect of his peers through his dedication and team spirit. He resides in Akron and is a licensed pilot and flight instructor who also enjoys sailing, biking and photography. Mr. Kidder will have a showing of his photographs of the Albion area in Kafana Gourmet Coffee Shop in January. William Lackie - Student of the MonthMr. Lackie is being recognized as the December Student of the Month because of the many positive contributions he has made as a Resident Advisor (RA) at College Village, Genesee's collegiate residence located near the campus. He has been a stable force throughout his tenure as an RA with residents relying on him for his experience, advice and counsel. As is a strong student advocate, Mr. Lackie has also worked diligently to provide appropriate programs for the students at College Village. After earning his Associates degree in General Studies, Mr. Lackie plans to enroll in the Exercise Science program at the State University of New York at Cortland. He is resident of Java Village when not attending college.