Orf Named Ozarka's Outstanding Staff of the Year

Published on June 2, 2022

Ozarka College has selected Marcus Orf as recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Staff of the Year award. He will be recognized at the Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) awards and recognition ceremony in October.  

Orf is Ozarka's Carpenter Technical Center Director.  He  has been instrumental in standing up technical programs at the Carpenter Technical Center in Sharp County as well as helping coordinate the Mountain View welding program expansion in the Stone County community. Since 2019, Orf has led the charge as Ozarka has made a deliberate effort to expand and enhance industry partnerships. These efforts have resulted in the addition and expansion of technical education offerings across the College's four-county service area.

"Marcus' contribution to the growth of our technical programs cannot be overstated, " said Dr Chris Lorch, Ozarka College provost.   "He has quickly become an indispensable part of the Ozarka team, and with his efforts, combined with the efforts of our faculty, we will continue to create more ways to serve the educational needs of local industries and our communities. "

Marcus is a credit to Ozarka College and represents the best of the institution. Congratulations Marcus!




Ozarka College is a comprehensive technical college with locations in Fulton, Izard, Sharp and Stone counties. The College offers 32 associate degrees, technical certificates and certificates of proficiency, as well as workforce training, continuing education and adult basic education.

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