Two Locals Honored For Excellence, Dedication

Carri Carell of Hickory Creek and Kat Magill of Ben Hur Health and Rehabilitation, were among 97 employees of American Senior Communities honored with the ASC Quest for Excellence award for outstanding service to patients and residents.

With more than 9,000 employees across the state, ASC’s Quest for Excellence is the most coveted employee recognition, celebrating a team member from each community whose work exemplifies a caring and concerned attitude that goes beyond the normal expectation of their job. Honorees include clinical staff, therapists, and culinary staff, as well as business office, housekeeping, maintenance team members and others.

“ASC’s Quest for Excellence Award winners promote and maintain the ASC culture of caring for others while demonstrating the highest level of integrity,” said CEO Donna Kelsey. “These exceptional people embody ASC’s commitment by keeping its values of compassion, accountability, relationships and excellence as their highest priorities.”

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