Staff Spotlight Series: Latham’s 2021 Staff Awards (Part 1)
December 2, 2021
Our Annual Staff Awards Ceremony was beyond inspiring; honoring our colleagues for their exceptional efforts this past year meant so much to all of us at Latham Centers. We’ll share highlights from the ceremony in this multi-part Staff Spotlight series, beginning with this heartfelt congratulations to every nominee.
President and CEO Anne McManus opened our Virtual Awards Ceremony with a message of appreciation:
“Although we seem to be getting back to a bit of normalcy, it is still not normal. Once again, we are doing our staff awards virtually – not ideal, but necessary. It’s essential to take a moment to acknowledge those among us whose work has been exemplary. These staff nominated by their managers and colleagues demonstrate the professionalism, energy, and collegiality critical to supporting each student and resident. Today we honor their accomplishments. We have awards in three categories – the first is the Dr. Russell S. Boles, Jr. Rookie of the Year Award; the second is the Roy T. Morgan Award to Program staff and community members, and the third is the William McClennan Award to administrative staff. All three gentlemen dedicated themselves to service to individuals with disabilities, and as such, these awards are in their honor.
To the entire Latham Community, I would like to thank each of you for all you have done and continue to do to keep our programs moving in a positive direction. Each day, with good humor and professionalism, you have kept students focused on their education and the critical skills they need to be successful in life. In our Adult Program, you have provided reassurance, patience, and cheer to each of our residents.
For that, we are grateful to all of you for your service!”
Congratulations to all of our Nominees!