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July employees of the month

Jeremy Whetstone University Support Staff

Jeremy Whetstone

Started at KU: 1998.

Current title: KU Memorial Unions evening building manager.

What that means: Whetstone is responsible for coordination of custodial and maintenance staff and occasionally the catering staff. He also is the first line of contact for emergency situations.

Notable: Whetstone has been known to help the custodial staff clean rooms when time is of the essence, work late nights (sometimes until 3 a.m.) for parties sponsored by student groups and cover weekend shifts.

Jannette Madlock Unclassified employee

Jannette Madlock

Started at KU: 2004.

Current title: High school academic adviser for Educational Talent Search.

What that means: Madlock provides college-preparatory services to students at six high schools, offering bi-monthly workshops at each school focusing on topics such as college admissions and financial aid.

Notable: Last year, Madlock helped create a filing and tracking system to ensure that students received assistance with admissions and financial aid. She meets with students at least four times per year.

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