Schuyler Hospital Names Lou Sand Award Recipient

MONTOUR FALLS – At their annual Employee Recognition Dinner May 11, 2016, Schuyler Hospital announced the recipient of the 2016 Lou Sand Award.

Michele Myers, Director of Rehabilitation Services, received a total of 13 nominations for the award from coworkers.

Highlights from the nominations include, “She is a role model to others.”  “She is the reason I work here, she is a bright star and deserves this recognition.”  “She encourages a team atmosphere that promotes a creative as well as productive work environment.”  “She is a leader that every department should have.”  “Amazing mentor.” “She has shoveled icy sidewalks to help her patients get to and from their cars safely.”  “Committed to Schuyler Hospital, staff, and community.”

Myers thanked the hospital staff for the award, which was especially meaningful to her as she knew Sand both as a teacher and as a Hospital board member.

Schuyler Hospital annually gives the award in memory of Lou Sand to an employee who demonstrates exemplary service to others, and whose compassionate commitment of service to their fellow employees, patients, residents and community brightens the lives of those they touch; traits exemplified by Lou Sand.

For more information, contact Schuyler Hospital at (607) 535-7121 or email

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