September 2016


Employee of the Month – Sonny Strickland

Sonny has been with The Arc of Gibson County since 2011 and was nominated by her former boss.


Get to know Sonny Q&A

What’s your role at The Arc of Gibson County?

Medical Coordinator. I make and take appointments as well as filing and assist the nurse.

What brought you to The Arc of Gibson County?

My desire to help people.

What do you like most about your job?

This job is a very rewarding job.

Who’s your role model?

Rhonda Richardson

What’s one thing not many people know about you?

That I enjoy the outdoors.

What’s your favorite thing about working at The Arc of Gibson County?

That no matter what your past is the clients love you and accept you for you.

What have you gained from working at The Arc of Gibson County?

The ability to accept other for how they are. I’ve also gained patience.

What are 3 words you’d use to describe The Arc of Gibson County?

Fun, Happy and Rewarding

What’s your favorite memory from The Arc of Gibson County?

I had a client that would have me take him to his mother’s graveside. He was so happy to go, he would talk to his Mom like she was setting right next to him. His smile made it worth it.

Any advice for current / new staff?

When times seem like it is hard, stick with it. This is a rewarding job.