Have you noticed a fellow Grizzly who always seems to go above and beyond; someone who embodies the spirit of a true GGC Grizzly, giving all they have with a positive attitude? We want to know! View the most recent Top Claw recipients.

Demonstrating Excellence

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Ideal candidates for the Top Claw award demonstrate excellence in the following ways:

  • Consistently going above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Actively contributing to the success of the College and his or her department.
  • Supporting and reinforcing the values and mission of Georgia Gwinnett College.
  • Exemplifying core values of: integrity, excellence, accountability and respect.

Selection Criteria

  • All nominees must be a member of GGC staff or faculty.
  • All monetary awards are subject to federal and state taxes.
  • Employees who are currently the subject of a disciplinary action within the past six months are not eligible to receive a recognition award.
  • Coordination of the Grizzly Recognition Program is the responsibility of the awards committee.
  • Winner selection will be based on committee review.

Nomination and Selection Periods

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester

Submit a Top Claw nomination, today!

Contact Human Resources at hr@ggc.edu or 678.407.5070 for additional information.

Top Claw Recipients

Top Claw recipients go above and beyond, and embody the spirit of a true GGC Grizzly. They give all they have with a positive attitude while showcasing the college's four core values: integrity, excellence, accountability and respect.

Recipients of the Fall 2021 Top Claw Award include the following individuals:

  • Dr. Karen Benson
  • Dr. Denise Natasha Brewley
  • Dr. Neville Y. Forlemu
  • Elizabeth Ippich Moore
  • Dr. Jamie B. Lewis
  • Jasmine Renee Lupoe
  • Dr. Cindy Robertson
  • Elizabeth S. Umberger
  • Abbey Wicker
  • Allana Wilson Walker