Court­ney Car­roll rec­og­nized with Shin­ing Star Award

Calhoun Times - - FRONT PAGE -

( Cal­houn, Ga.) — Court­ney Car­roll was re­cently awarded Gor­don Hos­pi­tal’s Shin­ing Star Award, an ac­co­lade given by the ra­di­ol­ogy depart­ment.

The Shin­ing Star Award is given to the ra­di­ol­ogy em­ployee who has re­ceived the most com­pli­ments from their co­work­ers through­out the year for be­ing a team player and do­ing acts of kind­ness for their fel­low team­mates.

“Court­ney goes above and beyond to help her team­mates,” said Raina San­ford, di­rec­tor of ra­di­ol­ogy. “Her thought­ful­ness and will­ing­ness to help oth­ers is why she is very de­serv­ing of this award.”

Car­roll be­gan work­ing at Gor­don Hos­pi­tal as a stu­dent in 2000 and now works as a CT tech­nol­o­gist in the car­di­ol­ogy cath lab. She is also a re­cent re­cip­i­ent of the SonShine Award, an award that hon­ors the hard work and ded­i­ca­tion of Gor­don Hos­pi­tal em­ploy­ees.

“I am grate­ful and hum­bled to be given this award,” said Court­ney. “I en­joy my re­la­tion­ships with my pa­tients, and at times, it does not seem like work. Our team works very well to­gether. While I do not re­act well to the spot­light, I am so thank­ful for this award. I could not be where I am without my team.”

Out­side of work, Car­roll en­joys spend­ing time with her hus­band, David, and her chil­dren, John and Mary Jane. She also loves to hike, laugh, do yoga, kayak, travel, and make mem­o­ries with fam­ily and friends. About Gor­don Hos­pi­tal Founded in 1935, Gor­don Hos­pi­tal is proud to be a mem­ber of Ad­ven­tist Health Sys­tem. With a sa­cred mis­sion of ex­tend­ing the heal­ing min­istry of Christ, Ad­ven­tist Health Sys­tem (AHS) is a con­nected sys­tem of care for ev­ery stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and com­pas­sion­ate care­givers in physi­cian prac­tices, hos­pi­tals, out­pa­tient clin­ics, skilled nurs­ing fa­cil­i­ties, home health agen­cies, and hos­pice cen­ters pro­vide in­di­vid­u­al­ized, wholis­tic care. A Chris­tian mis­sion, shared vi­sion, com­mon val­ues, fo­cus on wholeper­son health, and com­mit­ment to mak­ing com­mu­ni­ties health­ier unify the sys­tem’s 46 hos­pi­tal cam­puses and hun­dreds of care sites in di­verse mar­kets through­out nine states.

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