Success Story #10: Quentin Miller

Those of us in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) work hard to ensure those we serve have “lives like everyone else” in terms of where people live, work, socialize, have fun, hang out, and in general go about their daily routines. Supporting persons to have lives like everyone else is considered bestContinue reading “Success Story #10: Quentin Miller”

Success Story #9: Andrea Amelung

Before the world changed a few months ago and our lives were upended seemingly overnight, Pike County said goodbye to a very special lady… Andrea “Andy” Amelung. A long-time resident of Bowling Green, Andy and her family relocated to Alabama back in March, and took with them the hearts of many. Like many other residentsContinue reading “Success Story #9: Andrea Amelung”

Success Story #8: Mary Jane McCurdy

One of the main parts of writing the “50@50” success stories is gathering as much information as possible on the person being featured from those who know the person best: friends, family members, and support staff. Often many different things about the featured individual come to light, but in the case of Mary Jane McCurdy,Continue reading “Success Story #8: Mary Jane McCurdy”

Success Story #7: Kristina Spears

 ini·​tia·​tive | \ i-ˈni-shə-tiv  also -shē-ə-tiv \ Definition of initiative:  energy or aptitude displayed in initiation of action  Taken from the Merriam Webster dictionary, the above definition of “initiative” very much describes a certain individual by the name of Kristina Spears. Kristina is someone with boatloads of initiative. She is a young woman who knows what she wants in life and pursues it withContinue reading “Success Story #7: Kristina Spears”

Success Story #3: Adrienne Becker

Adrienne Becker is a very talented young lady… just ask anyone who has seen her artwork! Adrienne’s art includes everything from painting and coloring to diamond art and string art. On any given day while at the PCADD Community Living Skills (CLS) program, Adrienne can be found either diligently working on her artwork or gettingContinue reading “Success Story #3: Adrienne Becker”

Success Story # 2: John Hinten

Mr. John Hinten probably has the single most important job within the PCSB 40/PCADD administrative offices… keeping the soda machine stocked. If it weren’t for John, staff would not get their regular caffeine boost, and productivity would grind to a halt. Payroll wouldn’t get done, bills wouldn’t get paid, reports wouldn’t be completed… ok, maybeContinue reading “Success Story # 2: John Hinten”

Success Story # 1: Mike Hager

According to a recent Career Builder survey, the seven most common qualities of good employees are: Strong work ethic; Dependable; Positive attitude; Self motivated; Team oriented; Good communicator; and Flexible The people at Career Builder may as well have been describing a gentleman by the name of Mike Hager. Mike has been employed as aContinue reading “Success Story # 1: Mike Hager”

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