Amy Stackhouse, of White Lake, NY, has been named the 2013 Employee of the Year at Monticello Casino & Raceway. She has been an E.M.T. with the casino since 2008 and also works as a security guard .
"Amy has been a reliable, professional employee who voluntarily obtained her security license so she could assist with all aspects of the security department," noted Eileen Cavanaugh, the director of human resources. " Her actions of professionalism when taking the lead as an E.M.T. are highly commendable.
"She performs her duties with professionalism and a great amount of compassion and handles highly stressful situations calmly and with certainty."
Home-schooled in Pond Eddy, NY, Ms. Stackhouse's expertise and calm demeanor while performing her EMT duties has saved lives.
She was presented the award at a the facility's Employee of the Year Banquet on Dec. 16 and she was surprised that she prevailed over the 11 other Employees of the Month.
" I really didn't expect to win so I was definitely shocked when my name was called," Amy said. " I was surprised that I could win award for just doing my job. But please, don't get me wrong, I'm very proud to be Employee of the Year."
"Monticello Casino & Raceway, it's employees and guests are extremely lucky to have Amy on the job," Eileen Cavanaugh added.
by John Manzi for Monticello Raceway