July 10, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (July 10, 2017)—Bill Spiers, director of financial aid, received a Distinguished Service Award from the Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. The award recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to the financial aid community at the national, regional or state level.
The award was presented as part of the FASFAA's 50th anniversary celebration. In those 50 years, only 30 people have been recognized with the award.
Spiers has led the Financial Aid Office since 1997. Before joining the TCC family, he was the director of student financial assistance at Jacksonville University. He served as president of the FASFAA in 1989-1990.
Spiers is well known in the Big Bend for leading free financial aid workshops for high school students and their families.