The award, presented by Cynthia Dean, CEO of Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium Inc., is given to an employee who demonstrates outstanding commitment and dedication within the organization and in the community.
A case manager with Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start, a program of MBRC Inc., Johnson has been with the organization for almost a year. She has a bachelor's degree in social work from Southeast Missouri State University.
Asked what she likes most about being a case manager, Johnson responded: "Making an impact in someone's life; meeting the clients, being able to give them support and being able to help them in area's where they can not help themselves."
She added it has been an honor working for Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium Inc. as well as a great learning experience.