shared courtesy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ST. CHARLES, Missouri – The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) recently announced Mona Mergenthal, a direct support professional at Emmaus, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Missouri Direct Support Professional of the Year, according to a press release.
Mergenthal, a St. Charles resident, joins more than four dozen other recipients of ANCOR’s 2019 Direct Support Professional of the Year awards, chosen from a field of nearly 350 outstanding nominees.
“Emmaus is overwhelmingly proud of Mona for her award recognition of course, but more importantly for her dedication and commitment to true community inclusion for the individuals we support,” said Cindy Clark, president and CEO. “We cannot think of anyone who more clearly demonstrates the power of person-centered supports and we’re so grateful that ANCOR has recognized Mona with this high-profile honor.”