Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana celebrated its accomplishments of 2018 at the agency’s 7th Annual Recognition Celebration on Thursday. The event included awards for staff and participants.
Easterseals Arc’s staff awards recognize outstanding dedication to the agency’s purpose and guiding behaviors.
The Purpose Award (for a staff member who goes above and beyond his or her job expectations to make profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day): Genet Husen, Group Homes
The Seeing the Whole You Award (for a staff member who recognizes the many facets of individuals’ lives and excels at supporting individuals’ full range of needs, interests, and goals): Latonya McIntosh, Supported Living
The Driven to Achieve Award (for a staff member who empowers those we serve by providing encouragement, assistance and resources): Bonnie Reeves, Group Homes
The Paving the Way Award (for a staff member who strives to remove or overcome barriers that present challenges for people with disabilities): Cassie Bisig, Community Living
The Stronger Together Award (for a staff member who embraces collaboration and cooperation while building partnerships): Karin Brock, Program Administration
Direct Support Professional of the Year: Rose Yann, Supported Living
Employee of the Year: Traci Marchesi, Supported Living
Program of the Year: Adult Day Center
Participant awards recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals in various program areas working to improve skills and achieve goals for independence.
Participant of the Year, Adult Day Center: Carrie Freels
Participant of the Year, Behavior Solutions: Madelein Stoneburner
Participant of the Year, Community Living: Alexander Huffman
Participant of the Year, Employment Services: Lisa Dobynes
Participant of the Year, Group Homes: RiChard Jordan
Participant of the Year, Projects Drive Group: Cameron Allen
Participant of the Year, Supported Living: Sheryl Sternal
Participant of the Year, Transitions: Shelby Mealer
Participant of the Year, Health and Wellness: Vera Richardson