Carr named PRIDE employee Mary Carr, certified nursing assistant at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Care Center, was selected as the September 2001 PRIDE Employee of the Month. Carr has been employed at the care center since April 2000.
The following comment from nominations for Carr reflects her caring ways and exemplary performance in her job: "She is always smiling and goes out of her way to help others get everything done."
"Mary Carr is an excellent care giver and is a role model for all of our staff," said John Paulson, chief executive officer of Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center.
Carr has a degree in biology from Iowa State, completed her master's degree in biomedical sciences at The University of South Dakota, and wants to pursue a career as a physician assistant.