Worthy Recognition

FULTON, NY – Oswego County Opportunities recognized nominees for the prestigious Amelia Whelahan Award at its annual meeting held recently at Springside at Seneca Hill.

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Worthy Recognition

Established in memory of a dedicated and committed member of the OCO family that served as a member of the very first board of directors for OCO, the Amelia Whelahan Award is given annually to a staff member who is easily identified as a true leader and who has made outstanding contributions to OCO and the human services profession and has participated in volunteer leadership activities that have helped improve the quality of life in Oswego County.

OCO Board President Connie Cosemento (left) and Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier (right) are pictured congratulating the 2014 Amelia Whelahan Leadership Award nominees, from left: Betsy Copps, this year’s recipient, director of information and compliance (Corporate Services); Allen Wert, distribution supervisor, nutrition services (Health and Nutrition Services); Jacquelyn Christian, center assistant at Education Services’ Discovery Day Care Center (Community Services); and Jacquelyn Radell, teacher/center director at Education Services’ Williamstown Head Start location (Community Services).

Absent from the photo is Cristy King, intervention coordinator for Crisis and Development Services (Community Services).