VKC staff celebrated the appointment of Elisabeth Dykens as the Center’s permanent director by presenting her the Directors plaque with her name added, a gift certificate for a private photography lesson, flowers, and a framed photo of her with Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Dykens presented Staff Service Awards. For 5 years of service: Claudia Avila-Lopez, Tennessee Disability Pathfinder; Nicolette Brigham, TRIAD, Roxanne Carreon, Family Outreach Center; Kim Frank, TRIAD, Kelly Wendel, TRIAD. For 15 years of service: Bruce Williams, Scientific Instrumentation. For 30 years of service: Jan Rosemergy, Communications and Dissemination.
Images from the September 2, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center staff meeting where Elisabeth Dykens was acknowledged as the new Center Director and staff recognition awards were given.