Terry L. St. Clair, assistant professor of criminal justice, has been honored with the 2006 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. St. Clair received the award Nov. 30 at the Lindenwood University faculty meeting.
St. Clair is manager of LCIE Criminal Justice degree programs. Acting President James D. Evans said St. Clair was a model for “complete service as a professor.
“He not only gets excellent reviews for his teaching, but he gets high praise for his advising of students and he is an excellent recruiter,” said Evans.
St. Clair received an AS in Law Enforcement from Drury College, Springfield , MO, and a BS in Business Management from Tarkio College in Tarkio, MO . He holds a MS in Criminal Justice Administration from Lindenwood University.
St. Clair is a retired Missouri State Highway Patrol sergeant, who has taught a wide variety of courses for in-service police officers. He served for 13 years as the hostage negotiation team leader for the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Special Emergency Response Team at Troop C St. Louis. He was supervisor of the Public Information and Education office at Troop C when he retired.