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USMMA Faculty and Staff Honored at 50th Annual Maritime Administration Awards Ceremony

WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2016 - Today, during the 50th Annual Maritime Administration Awards Ceremony, United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) faculty and staff received various awards for their outstanding service and contributions to the Academy.


Bronze Medal:


Ms. Tamara Jell,

Captain Adam Donohoe


Equal Employment Opportunity Award


Dr. Susan Comilang



Maritime Administration Team Award


Waterfront Operations and Training Team

USMMA Academia Team



Excellence in Customer Service Award


Georgianna Durant

Mitchell Glazer

Dr. Chang Guan

CAPT John Helmick

Kathy Pilosi

Virginia Reilly

Lisa Ross-Uribe

Frances Wagner



Rear Admiral James A. Helis, Superintendent said, “ I am grateful for the outstanding contributions that are made by USMMA faculty and staff.  I am very proud of them and pleased to see the Maritime Administration recognize them for their efforts.”

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