YONKERS, NY — May 17, 2017 — Four Yonkers residents were recognized this week by their employer, Leake & Watts, an award-winning Yonkers-based human-services agency. Stephen Matos, the Travel & Medical Coordinator for the agency’s Passage of Hope program, received the Employee Award for Managerial Excellence.
Brian White, a program administrator at the Residential Treatment Center, received an Employee Excellence Award for Innovation. Bernard Williams, a teaching assistant at the Biondi School, received an award for 30 years of service at Leake & Watts. NOTE: Our photo of Brian White was too blurry. My apology.
Ava Shepard, a teacher at the Biondi School, received an award for 35 years of service at Leake & Watts.
With 1,400 employees, Leake & Watts operates 47 programs at 27 sites to provide vital support to 13,000 of the most vulnerable children, adults, and families in the New York metropolitan area.