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President’s Award for Excellence in Building
and Grounds Maintenance

Maintenance Award Winner

Mercedita Reyes, headshot

2011
Mercedita Reyes

Mercedita “Mercy” Reyes is a custodian with buildings and grounds maintenance at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She puts both energy and joy into her labors and always goes the extra mile to serve the tenants of Hawai‘i Hall.

Reyes performs her duties with pride, a smile on her face and an ardent desire to do the best job possible. Her assigned areas are always neat, orderly and spotless.

Reyes always helps on special projects and activities without being asked and is a true and valued team member.

She is very approachable, easily converses with everyone, and “has one of those winning personalities that can start off your morning right. Her upbeat attitude is very refreshing.”

The President’s Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance honors UH employees who exhibit dedication and sustained superior performance in a maintenance, landscaping, custodial, shop or trucking position.

2014 Interim President’s Building and Grounds Award Memo (PDF)
2014 Building and Grounds Award Nomination Information (PDF)
2014 Building and Grounds Award Nomination Form (PDF)


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