CHARLESTON, S.C., April 25.--Ruby Bastian of the Physical Plant at The Citadel has been named the 1996 Employee of the Year.
Lt. Gen. Claudius E. Watts III, president of the military college, presented a plaque to Mrs. Bastian at The Citadel's April 26th dress parade ceremony for her outstanding service to The Citadel family.
Watts called attention to Bastian's sustained superior performance and her exceptional contributions to The Citadel. He also praised "her willingness to give her time and creative talents above and beyond the call of duty."
Bastian been a member of The Citadel staff for 23 years. As business manager of the Physical Plant, she is responsible for the Plant's $6.2 million budget and manages all the college's work orders.
In addition to a certificate and a plaque, Bastian received a $200 savings bond.
Bastian resides on Mallard Circle in Moncks Corner with her husband