Congratulations to ACHCA's 2017 Award Winners!

ACHCA presented its 2017 Annual Awards on Tuesday, April 4 during the awards luncheon held at ACHCA's 51st Annual Convocation and Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri.

ACHCA Individual and Partner Awards
  • New Nursing Home Administrator Award — Jeffrey Lacroix
  • ACHCA Distinguished Service Award — Anthony Restaino
  • ACHCA Outstanding Member Award — Vivian Wright-Defrees
  • Distinguished Assisted Living Administrator Award — William (Bill) McGinley
  • Distinguished Nursing Home Administrator Award — Helaine Ledany
  • AIT Preceptor Award — Dr. Michael Mileski
  • Public Service Award — Steven Chies
  • Education Award — Charles Whitlock
  • Journalism Award — Dr. Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld
  • Champion Award — National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB)
  • Champion Award — The Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities (CAHCF)
  • Business Partner Award — Healthcare Services Group
Chapter/District Achievement Award
  • Indiana, Member Retention Program (80% increase)

George & Leah Hollander Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to the following recipients of the George & Leah Hollander Memorial Scholarship:

  • Nicole Ploof, Administrator-In-Training, Brookwood Retirement Community
  • Sally Awad, Interim Administrator at Abingdon Care and Rehab Center
  • Trevor Davis, Administrator, Homestead Post Acute
  • Lindsey Davis, Lindsey M. Davis, LNFA

 W. Phillip McConnell Student Scholarships

The winners of the W. Phillip McConnell Student Scholarships for 2017 selected are Karli McDonald and Chelsea Sampson.

Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awards

Click here for a list of the 2017 recipients. For more information about the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awards, please click here.

Student Poster Exposition

Congratulations and thank you to the following Student Poster Exhibition participants:

  • Andrew Siegel, George Washington University
  • Allison Prouty, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
  • Alyssa Schwaller, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
  • Katelyn Mrozek, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
  • Luke Jackson, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
  • Jaclyn Donohue, George Washington University
  • Veronica Padgett, Towson University
  • Thomas Link, George Washington University