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SC DSS Honors December Employees of the Month

Contact: Danielle Jones

SC DSS Honors December Employees of the Month

January 1, 2024 -- The South Carolina Department of Social Services Employee of the Month program recognizes staff whose work exemplifies our core principles: Competence, Courage and Compassion.

The seven most recently selected were: Tyesha Simpson, Staff Development & Training, Columbia; Arya Hekmat, Division Technology Services, Columbia; Cedric Cisse, Office of General Counsel, Sumter; Hannah Harle, Child Welfare Services, Charleston County; Lashunda Geter, Economic Services, State Office; Shalonda Murray, Adult Protective Services, Pee Dee Region; and Kathy Lennox, Child Support Services, Upstate Region.

Staff selected for the Employee of the Month Program are awarded with lunch with the State Director, along with other honorees; a dedicated parking space; a photo and write up displayed at State Office; and a write-up sent to their community newspaper.

From left, Tyesha Simpson, Lashunda Geter, Shalonda Murray and Hannah Harle gathered for lunch with Director Michael Leach on Friday, January 19, 2024.

Not pictures - Arya Hekmat, Cedric Cisse and Kathy Lennox.

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