Lisa Locke, resident aide, has received the Residential Center Staff Excellence Award from the Handicapped Development Center in Davenport. 

Criteria for the Excellence Awards includes displaying loyalty and initiative, above-average performance on all job duties, excellent attendance and punctuality, promoting teamwork, volunteering at agency events and maintaining a positive outlook.

Locke works a variety of shifts and various hours to ensure individuals receive the care they need. She plays an important role in providing valuable training to new employees.