Library Custodian Leo Torres receives national award for exceptional service

  • Four men pose wearing suit jackets and ties in front of mirror. Man at left wears striped tie, man at right wears pink bowtie
June 4, 2024

Leo Torres, who works in Sterling Memorial Library, was one of six members of Facilities Operations awarded the 2024 CINTAS Custodian of the Year Award. The national contest recognizes exceptional custodial service at schools and universities.

“Leo is an outstanding custodial employee who consistently achieves stellar results in all he does,” said Facilities Superintendent Kenneth Hajducky.

“The library is so grateful to have someone like him on our team as he is always willing to go above and beyond to meet the needs of students and staff in his area. Leo is a team player who is always willing to assist, step in to help with projects, and aid an employee who needs it. He has played a key role in maintaining an incredibly busy area in the library and he does so flawlessly and without fail. Thank you, Leo, for being an excellent example to the rest of the team!”

Read more about  Leo Torres and the other award winners in “YourYale.”

Image (left to right): President Salovey, Leo Torres, Kenneth Hajducky, and Joseph Adcock (central campus area manager). Photo by Harold Shapiro