Pate honored with excellence award

Cyndi Pate

Cyndi Pate, Qualified Medication Aide (QMA), from Hickory Creek at Columbus was among the 99 employees from across the state who were honored with the American Senior Communities (ASC) Quest for Excellence award for their outstanding service to patients and residents.

Every year, ASC celebrates outstanding employees who were nominated by their peers during the annual Quest for Excellence Awards Celebration. In its 23rd year, the event took place on Nov, 9, at the Marriott Downtown Indianapolis.

With over 10,000 employees across the state, a Quest for Excellence award of the year is the highest level of recognition an ASC employee can receive, honoring employees who exhibit a compassionate and dedicated approach that surpasses their typical job requirements. Honorees include clinical staff, therapists and culinary staff, as well as business office, housekeeping, maintenance team members and others.