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SC DSS Honors February Employees of the Month

Contact: Danielle Jones

SC DSS Honors February Employees of the Month

February 16, 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 six most recently selected were: Tiffany Brand, Office of Communications & External Affairs, State Office, Katrina Johnson, Office of the Inspector General, Columbia; Melissa Outen, Economic Services, State Office, Nikki Ashley, Child Welfare Services, Oconee County, Carol Miller, Adult Advocacy Services, Upstate Region, and Belinda Fitzsimons, Child Support Services, Columbia.

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, Katrina Johnson, Belinda Fitzsimons, Nikki Ashley, Melissa Outen, Tiffany Brand, and Carol Miller gathered at State Office for lunch with Director Michael Leach on Friday, February 16, 2024

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