Boys Town (www.boystown.org) programs and staff were recently honored with various awards after making a significant impact in the Omaha community.
The Spirit Award was presented to Boys Town from the North Omaha Community Care Council (NOCCC). This award was given to recognize those who have demonstrated exceptional public service and dedication to the health and wellness of the North Omaha Community.
At the Nebraska Association of Home and Services for Children (NeAHSC) annual conference, two Boys Town staff members were recognized. Senior Director Lisa Pierce was honored as Supervisor/ Administrator of the Year for her outstanding work in the community with stake holders and advocacy for youth. Lisa not only oversees many programs at Boys Town, but also volunteers her time on boards, in meetings, and is having conversations wherever advocacy is being discussed that could impact Nebraska’s youth.
Bradley Vipond was awarded the Childcare Worker of the Year. He has been a Boys Town employee for more than 15 years and is currently a therapist with Boys Town’s Multisystemic Therapy program. Brad has been a leader in advocacy for youth and has an engaging way of quickly diffusing situations and identifying underlying issues.
Finally, Angela Wyatt, a lead multi-systematic therapist, received the “Whatever It Takes” award from MST Institute. This award recognizes Angela’s leadership in supporting MST teams.