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Dracut, Mass., Resident Receives May Institute’s Prestigious Trustees’ Fund Award

03/1/17



Randolph, Mass. – Dracut resident Michael McKenna, Assistant Director of Residential Services for the May Center for Adult Services in Eastern Massachusetts, has received a Trustees’ Fund Award from May Institute’s Board of Trustees. The award is given annually to a select group of employees who are nominated by their peers and supervisors. The six recipients of the 2016 awards were recently honored at a ceremony at the organization’s corporate office in Randolph, Mass.

May Institute is a national nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and behavioral health needs. May Institute employs approximately 2,000 staff across the country.

The Trustees’ Fund Award is the highest honor given to an employee by the organization. It was created in 1993 to recognize the exceptional contributions of staff members who epitomize the organization’s ideals of service and professionalism.

“I am delighted that Michael was selected to receive a Trustees’ Fund Award,” said Lauren C. Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP, President and CEO of May Institute. “According to a colleague who nominated him for this honor, Michael is a trustworthy person who can be counted on to perform at a high level, advance the philosophy of the organization, and provide the best possible services to the residents in our care.”

[Read Michael’s nomination here.]

About May Institute
May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization with more than 60 years of experience in serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and behavioral health needs. The organization provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals, as well as training and consultation services to professionals, organizations, and public school systems. At more than 140 service locations across the country, highly trained staff work to create new and more effective ways to meet the special needs of individuals and families across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit www.mayinstitute.org.

 

 

 

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