Since 2005, Valrie Watson has exemplified the core values that define Opengate in her position as a Direct Support Professional. We search for employees that are dedicated, diligent and filled with compassion and Valrie fills all these requirements.
She is described by staff and her peers as someone who personifies kindness, and is caring, conscientious, and always goes beyond what’s expected of her when it comes to the care of our individuals.
Many are dependent on Valrie, staff and individuals alike, and she always provides the best she has to offer in all situations. She is well respected by everyone in the agency.
Valrie Watson joins several other qualified nominees this year: James Gbla, Nicole Pratt, Tashema Griffiths, Ramon Simmonds, Sarah Louise Smith, Patricia Jordan, Felisha Fuller, Andrea Davis, Carolyn Newton and Sonia Parkinson.
Congratulations, Valrie Watson, Direct Support Professional of the Year 2017!