2022 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Superior Accomplishment Winners

Pictured with Dean Dana Zimmel (second from left) are the college’s 2022 Superior Accomplishment Award winners: Dr. Karen Scott, Dr. Ruiyu Pu, Jeremy Saley, Robert Reeves and Nicolle O’Steen.

Five employees of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine received 2021 Superior Accomplishment Awards in the UF Health Science Center’s Division 5 category, which includes all six health-related colleges. Each winner received a cash award of $200, a framed certificate and a commemorative coffee mug, and will be considered as nominees for university-level awards, which offer eight $1,000 and six $2,000 cash prizes.

A ceremony was held April 4 to honor the winners and to recognize their nominators, supervisors and college deans.

In addition, two of the five winners received special recognition awards at the university level: Nicolle O’Steen, a veterinary service representative with the UF Small Animal Hospital, and Jeremy Saley, a warehouse/stores assistant with the college’s central supply and receiving office.

The comprehensive list of the college’s division winners follows:


  • Nicole O’Steen, Small Animal Client Services Department


  • Jeremy Saley, Central Stores


  • Dr. Ruiyu Pu, Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine
  • Robert Reeves, Operating Room Services Department
  • Dr. Karen Scott, Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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