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Effingham Health honors employees during Hospital Week
Effingham Heald collage
Pictured left to right, top row: Honoree Robbin Manor, Dr. Fran Witt (EHS President & CEO), Honoree Tyler Jankowski, Patricia Ann Yarbrough (EHS Board Chairman). Bottom row: Tamela Mydell and Tina Browning (EHS Board Members), Honoree Sherry Augustus, Stephanie Johnson (EHS Board Member), Honoree Lavon Owens. (Submitted photo.)

Special to the Herald

The following Effingham Health employees were honored for exemplary service and years of service during Hospital Week celebrations.


2024 employee awards

Hospital Employee of The Year: Tyler Jankowski, IT Tech Support Specialist.

Effingham Medical Practice Employee of The Year: Robbin Manior, Cardiology Access Coordinator

Effingham Care and Rehabilitation Employee of The Year: Sherry Augustus, LPN, Infection Preventionist

On-Site Contractor of the Year Award: Lavon Owens, Morrison Food Services

Leadership awards: Joseph Tallent, Project Manager; Brenda Roberts, Clinical Informatics Manager; Terica McCullough, Nurse Practitioner; Carol Mitchell, Director of Patient Access; Patrice Goldwire, Assistant Director of Nursing (Care Center); Katrina Martin, Director of Business Services

Years of service honorees


Amanda West

Amy Van Dyke

Joni Poppell

Lawanna Taylor

Emily Mock

Anna Roman

Tammie Harden

Patricia Reed

Danielle Samuels

Vicki Coppock

Patrice Goldwire

Alan Stewart

Douglas Denison

Cristy Ansley

Teia Walker

Katie Rowse


Jessica Abel

Susan Collins

Angela Lewis

Jennifer Golden

Angela Rish

Donyetta Tolbert

Suzanne Parr

Krystle Diamond

Barbara Waldron

Andrew Robinson

Terresha Smalls


Charles Klein

Jeanette Goldwire

Rochelle Turner

Missy Strickland

Shari Dasher

Charlotte Stone

Debra Goldwire

Joseph Tallent

Evelyn Moody


Katina Wright

Melanie Hubbard

Laura Stewart


Ricky Davis


Beatrice Smart

Linda Roberts

Patricia Williams


Tonya Hester