Methodist Children’s Home (MCH) annually recognizes staff who exemplify our Core Values. Staff are nominated by their peers and recognized at an all-staff meeting.
The MCH Core Values are:
LaSonia King, case manager at the MCH Boys Ranch, received the 2016 Core Award for Responsibility at the all-staff meeting in September. The recipient of the Core Award for Responsibility is someone who is accountable for self and others.
According to King’s nomination, “LaSonia has been a true asset to the MCH Boys Ranch and Edwards West home. She displays dedication and professionalism in her work ethic, and goes above and beyond to support her home parents through challenges. She is a strong advocate for her boys and acknowledges the importance of their individuality and uniqueness. LaSonia has the perfect balance of structure and nurture and sets high expectations for her boys’ personal growth and success. She is well organized, flexible, and dependable. LaSonia is the trainer of new unit managers, the party planner, Ranch Easter bunny and the gift wrapping elf at Christmas, and the list goes on. We are happy that LaSonia received the Core Award for Responsibility.”
“I am very thankful to have received the Core Award for Responsibility,” said King. “It is a great feeling to have our efforts recognized. I am thankful to be a part of an organization that helps youth and families have a successful future.”
Laura Bonner, Boys Ranch administrator and King’s supervisor had this to share, “I am thankful for LaSonia and the work ethic she displays in her role as a unit manager. LaSonia has a fun personality, develops relationships easily and ensures that needs are met. I was very happy to see LaSonia recognized for the Core Award for Responsibility. We are blessed to have LaSonia at the Boys Ranch.”