April 20, 2024


Steps to success

Employee Spotlight: Patricia “Pat” Jackson

Pat Jackson

Pat Jackson

Pat Jackson, chemist at the Agricultural Support Laboratory, is from Anderson, S.C.  A graduate of S.C. State College, she has just one daughter and 1 grandson. She has labored 31 several years at the Ag Company Lab.

Pat is our nitrogen guru. She performs analyses to measure all issues nitrogen in a lot of styles of samples — total nitrogen, nitrate and ammonia — and she has many other responsibilities. On common yearly, she contributes to analyses of 2,000-3,000 samples from the public and about 5,000 samples from scientists, which could be everything from animal squander to pet treats to floor fish to hay and silage.

Solutions to queries about herself:

What is some thing most persons really do not know about you that you would be eager to share?

Pat was strike by a automobile when she was 7! She was observing a key developing fireplace in Anderson when an oncoming auto struck her, leaving her shaken up but not hurt.

Is there something precise about doing the job at the Ag Service Lab that has held you there for 31 a long time?

Pat enjoys the analytical factor of the work, she feels that what she does is worthwhile and she likes the folks she performs with.

Do you have any hobbies?

She enjoys examining non-fiction, specifically studying about men and women.

Comments from co-employees concerning what they enjoy about Pat:

“Pat is amazing! She’s got a amazing feeling of humor. She is down to earth and straight with you. I think we’re lucky to have her and we’re all much better off with her all-around.

 “I love functioning with Pat. She greets me with a smile and a constructive mind-set. She is generally tranquil and doing work productively.

 “Congratulations!! It has been a satisfaction performing with you! Thank you for all your a long time of company, really hard operate and perseverance to all the clientele we have served above the 30+ decades you have been with our Lab. You, my good friend, deserve this highlight!

 “I enjoy how Pat normally has a pleasant hi to give and no issue what we have going on she has a handy, positive frame of mind.

“Her effectiveness. She seems to get a large amount finished in a quick sum of time. Hard employee, good mindset, incredibly professional!

 “Her smile will light up a home. I enjoy how she is entirely trusted, would like to master new things, and is a very really hard employee.

“My favourite point about Pat is how relaxed and laid back she is. These traits have served her very well lately with all the new and damaged devices difficulties we have experienced for the duration of the last calendar year or so. She never seemed frazzled or upset, just hung in there and did the get the job done when issues ultimately acquired mounted.

“She has under no circumstances been a single to hurry items, and she has no challenge accomplishing it more than and around till she is satisfied it is right. You can have faith in her success because you can trust her. I don’t know a lot of people who are as genuine as she is.”

“Over the a long time, I have admired the way that she has taken care of so quite a few people — family members, close friends, church — and even now managed to be at perform and do a good position. I have been privileged to know and understand from this sort of a fantastic instance of Christian adore and caring for other folks.”