Each month, employees at JCC nominate faculty and staff members as employees of the month. Nominees are selected by a random drawing.
In September, Lisa Rich, administrative assistant for business and advanced technologies, and Charlene Lassiter, medical assisting instructor, were selected for their outstanding work.
Here's a little more information about Lisa and Charlene, their jobs at JCC, and their interests outside of work.
Charlene R. Lassiter
Title: Medical Assisting Instructor
Number of years worked at JCC: 10 years
Education: Associate Applied Science Medical Assisting, AAMA Certification
Family: Married to Danny Lassiter for 34 years. Two daughters with two beautiful grandchildren
Community of residence: Four Oaks
Civic/community involvement: Alzheimer's Awareness & Support
What do you like to do in your spare time?: Take care of my parents both whom have Alzheimer's Disease and reside in a nursing home. I love the beach and spending time with my grandchildren Carlee and Landon.
Favorite TV show: The Voice
If you could invite one person to dinner, who would it be?: Donald Trump
What do you like most about your job and working at JCC?: I like being able to make a difference in someone's life and helping them become all they can be. Working with such a great team of faculty and staff here in the Health, Wellness and Human Services division makes my job so much easier.
Quote responding to being selected JCC employee of the month: Thank you to the faculty here at Johnston Community College for nominating me, "Teaching is a dream come true and I love being able to enjoy what I do. It is truly an honor being selected."
Title: Business and Advanced Technologies
Number of years worked at JCC: 1
Education: A.A.S in Office Systems Technology and A.A.S in Medical Office Administration from Wayne Community College.
Family: Married for two years to husband Travis and we have a beautiful son, Ethan.
Community of residence: Wayne County
What do you like to do in your spare time?: I love to read, play with my son, and play computer games.
Favorite TV show: Game of Thrones
If you could invite one person to dinner, who would it be?: I would invite Gordon Ramsey and have him cook me dinner.
What do you like most about your job and working at JCC?: I enjoy working with the awesome people in my division and across JCC.
Quote responding to being selected JCC employee of the month: "I am deeply honored to be selected by my peers for employee of the month."
Picture caption: Congratulations Charlene, pictured right, and Lisa, left.