Six 2023 Superior Accomplishment Award Winners

2023 Superior Accomplishment Award logo

Congratulations to six College of Dentistry faculty and staff members for winning UF Superior Accomplishment Awards and representing our college with well-deserved recognition in Division 5 on the UF Academic Health Center campus.

2023 UFCD Superior Accomplishment Award Winners
Four of UFCD’s six award winners were able to attend the Superior Accomplishment Awards Luncheon and Ceremony (l to r): Jessica Sanchez, Karen Owens, Dean Isabel Garcia, Dr. Olga Luaces & Kervin Daniel.

The Superior Accomplishment Awards program recognizes faculty and staff who contribute outstanding service, or who have created an impact on the quality of life provided to students and employees, rewarding each recipient for dedication to their jobs and for going above and beyond to advance the mission of UF.

A round of applause for Christopher Browngardt, Kervin Daniel, Dr. Olga Ensz, Karen Owens, Karen Rhodenizer and Jessica Sanchez, our 2023 Superior Accomplishment Award recipients.

Each recipient earned a $200 cash award and advances to compete for the university-level awards to be in the mix for eight $1,000 and eight $2,000 cash awards.


  • CHRISTOPHER BROWNGARDT | Research Coordinator, Department of Oral Biology
  • KERVIN DANIEL | Manager of Health Care Administration, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
  • DR. OLGA ENSZ | Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science
  • KAREN OWENS | Program Assistant, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  • KAREN RHODENIZER | Director of Communications, Dean’s Office
  • JESSICA SANCHEZ | Clinical Services Representative, Department of Endodontics

UFCD’s six awardees were honored March 20 at UF’s annual Superior Accomplishment Awards Luncheon & Ceremony at the Hilton University of Florida.

We are grateful to have such talented and dedicated faculty and staff in our college, and a special thank you goes out to those who took the time to nominate deserving individuals.