ELMHURST – Senior Kelly Thelen was named the 2013 Elmhurst College Student Employee of the Year for her work in the Department of Music.
Nominated by her supervisor, music professor Judy Grimes, Thelen assigns music to 72 students for seven or more concerts each year. She also organizes two off-campus band concerts every year, including transportation and lodging, as well as the January Term music travel trip to Jamaica.
Thelen was one of 12 students nominated this year based on reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism and uniqueness of their contribution. This is the fourth year Elmhurst College has participated in the National Association of Student Employment Administrators-sponsored event.