TROY — Sherri Collett, a laboratory services employee at Upper Valley Medical Center, was recognized as the 2017 UVMC Employee of the Year during the Employee Recognition and Silver Anniversary Club banquet on Oct. 3.
Becky Rice, UVMC president, announced her selection. An employee of the lab since June 2006, Collett was the Employee of the Month in February.
A Troy resident, Collett was described by coworkers as one who is “team-focused” and tries to enhance the work environment with fun activities. “She is always considering what is best for our patients. In high stress situations, she remains calm, acts quickly and treats others consistently with dignity and respect,” a nominator wrote.
Among other employees recognized for years of service during the event were:
• 40 years: Nancy Brumbaugh, Bambi Owens, Kimberly Stump, Kathleen Tobe, Cynthia Weikert
• 35 years: Sherri Colby, Cynthia O’Neal, Jane Pierce, Theresa Saunders-Jackson, Sherri Shelley, Lea Ann Stevens, Stephanie Stoner
• 30 years: Jean Bell, Kathryn Boerger, Cheryl Carter, Wesley Davis, Kandi Diamond, Sandra Heckler, Barbara Hostetter, Kenneth Knapke, Kristen Lykes, Mary Martz, Jennifer Nash, Judy Nix, Marilyn Pohlman, Marcia Smith
• 25 years: Tina Beamish, Ann Bergman, Cynthia Delwiche, Joanna Goettemoeller, Rebekah Krisher, Donald Levan, Tamara McMillan, Norman Yahle.