Citizens Bank, Batesville Schools Honor Benny Goings As ‘Above & Beyond’ Award Recipient for January

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BATESVILLE – January 19, 2015 – Benny Goings, who works in Environmental Services at the Sulphur Rock Magnet Campus, was named Monday as the January 2015 recipient of the “Citizens Bank Above & Beyond Award” for the Batesville School District. 

Citizens Bank and the district created the award in 2012 to recognize school staff members for exceptional service to students, parents, their school, peers and the district.  Personnel throughout the district nominate prospective recipients of the monthly award, which includes a certificate from the Board of Education and a $50 gift card from Citizens Bank. 

Dozens of Sulphur Rock staff members submitted nominations recommending “Mr. Benny” for the January award.  Virtually all of the nominations mentioned his positive attitude and willingness to do anything that is asked of him.  Some sample comments:

  • “Benny is the hardest working man I know.”
  • “He goes above and beyond to make sure teachers and students have what they need in classroom cleanliness for school.”
  • “He does his work without complaint, with a great attitude, and goes beyond just what is needed.  He wants it to be safe, nice and right.”

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Citizens Bank was founded in 1953 by business and civic leaders to serve the financial needs of middle income families and small businesses.  Citizens Bank works to improve the quality of life for all community residents by promoting educational opportunities, economic growth and innovative civic partnerships.

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