Trevor Samora, a full time film student at The University of New Mexico and a full-time A/V Tech with UNM Continuing Education, was awarded the prestigious honor as the HDI Rio Grande Chapter Desktop Technician of the Year.

The Desktop Support Technician of the Year Award was introduced in 2011. Each year, HDI works with the local chapters to identify and recognize the industry’s top desktop support technician. Desktop technicians nominated at the local chapter level have an opportunity to compete with their peers locally, regionally, and globally for this prestigious award.

Samora was recognized for his commitment, dedication, and service to Continuing Education’s patrons and customers. He oversees two buildings at UNM Continuing Education, including six conference rooms, one auditorium, ten classrooms, and six offices.

Other nominees included those from LLC/Sandia Labs, CNM, Belcan, New Mexico PBS and Tyto Athene.