Seventy employees – including six with 25 years of service – were honored at a recent quarterly employee recognition dinner at St. Bernards Medical Center. Honorees included those whose employment anniversary dates came in the fourth quarter of 2010 and whose length of service fell into five-year increments.
The honorees accounted for more than 700 years of service to St. Bernards, with six having been on staff for 25 years, six for 20 years, seven for 15 years, 19 for 10 years and 32 for five years.
Employees represent 17 towns and communities in eight different Arkansas counties. In Craighead County 43 are from Jonesboro, four are from Bono, three are from Brookland, two are from Lake City, two are from Cash, and one is from Bay. Five employees are from Greene County – four from Paragould and one from Marmaduke. Two are from Lawrence County – one each from Imboden and Portia. Three employees are from Poinsett County – two from Harrisburg and one from Lepanto. Two are from Mississippi County – one each from Leachville and Manila. One employee is from Newport in Jackson County; one is from Pocahontas in Randolph County; and one is from Judsonia in White County.
Those who have been on staff for 25 years are Joyce Seabaugh of Bono; Kay Misskelly and Bethany Smith, both of Paragould; and Debbi Ledbetter, Teresa Bolin and Joye Cranfill, all of Jonesboro.
Twenty-year employees include Melissa Haggard, Karen Morrison, Patricia Priddy and Michael Trotter, all of Jonesboro; Glenn Bridger of Brookland; and Lee Ann Priddy of Cash.
Fifteen-year employees are Shirley Maynard, Lynn Himschoot and Matt Parker, all of Jonesboro; Tammy Weaver of Bono; Angela Eakes of Lake City; Pashia Hampton of Portia; and Karen Wagster of Newport.
Ten-year employees include Patty Billingsley, Billie Bray, Jo Ann Broadaway, Jackie Brown, Taneisha Caruthers, Carla Clairday, Harrell Conley, Shaunie Earnhart, Barbara Finley, Donna Gage, Paula Gardner, Mandy Gay, Erica Hughes, Kristy Mooney, Bonnie Musick, Charles Pigg, Amy Smith and Mark Trenholm, all of Jonesboro; and Tonya Brewer of Bay.
Five-year employees include Cindy Brown, Paula Bryant, Ashley Clark, Mandy Duty, Rebecca Garrett, Jawanika Hill, Charles Kifer, Vanessa King, Deborah Lasley, Paulette Newberry, Mable Prunty, Catherine Risch, Audrey Rupard, Christal Stahl, Angie Ward, Heather Watkins, Latoya Webb and Gene Wing, all of Jonesboro; Sarah Thomas and Sam Barnes, both of Bono; Lisa Weir and Crystal Campbell, both of Brookland; Shirleen Hedge and Lori Howton, both of Harrisburg; Brian Coleman and Shelby Martin, both of Paragould; Courtney Hall of Lake City; Barbara Thomas of Cash; Elena Wilson of Judsonia; Kimberly Gann of Manila; Dedira Robertson of Lepanto; and Rickie Scoggins of Leachville.
Honorees received crystal desk awards in recognition of their service.