For helping students have a strong start at college, Hetal Patel is a Mohawk Everyday Hero. Hetal, a Student Success Information Management Specialist, has been an invaluable member of Mohawk’s Testing Centre for more than 10 years. Hetal supports both day-to-day operations and the design and delivery of assessments for success, pre-admission testing and accommodated testing for students with disabilities. Hetal is often the first person to meet with thousands of new students on campus. She goes above and beyond in making a great first impression and creates a welcoming and supportive environment at the Testing Centre. Hetal also works closely with faculty from across the college and with colleagues at Accessible Learning Services. Melissa Gallo, Director of Student Success Initiatives and Wayne Poirier, Vice President Student and Alumni Services, presented the award to Hetal. If you know someone who works at Mohawk and goes above and beyond for students, colleagues and college partners, complete an Everyday Hero nomination online at www.mohawkcollege.ca/everydayhero.