Business briefs, June 28
Published 8:22 am Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Northpoint Training Center announces promotions
Michael Huffman, of Lancaster, was promoted to administrative specialist II on June 16 at Northpoint Training Center. Huffman began his employment at NTC as a correctional officer in July 2012.
Winston Shelton of Somerset, was promoted to correctional lieutenant on June 16. Shelton began his employment there as a correctional officer in January 2014. He was promoted to correctional sergeant in December 2015.
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Thomas Waldon, of Junction City, was promoted to correctional sergeant on June 16. Waldon began his employment at NTC as a correctional officer in September 2015.
Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed the following local people to the Read-to-Achieve Council.
• Laura Marie Perry, of Danville, is an assistant principal at Camp Dick Robinson Elementary School. She will represent reading intervention teachers or administrators and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2021.
• Jackie Risden-Smith, of Perryville, is chief academic officer for Lincoln County Schools. She will represent members familiar with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2020.
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center nurse recognized for extraordinary service
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center (EMRMC) is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary patient care. Samantha Lynn, RN, a nurse in the OrthoSpineCenter, was one of many nurses nominated for the DAISY Award. A resident of Boyle County, Samantha has been caring for patients at EMRMC for just over two years.
She was nominated by a patient’s family member. The family member said, “Oh my goodness. Sam is awesome. Compassionate, friendly and respectful. She was a perfectionist in caring for our father. She answered all questions we had and explained her answers. Very knowledgeable.”
Ephraim McDowell is proud to recognize nurses with the DAISY Award, a national program that honors the compassionate care and clinical excellence that nurses bring to their patients every day. Nomination forms for the DAISY Award are available at various locations throughout EMRMC and Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital.