The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week


Name: Kim Hutchison

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Winning the 1990 Leadership Award from the Maryland chapter of the American Association on Mental Retardation for her work in matching the needs and skills of people with severe mental retardation with the requirements of jobs, inspiring the interest and support of employers, and motivating and developing a corps of dedicated, professional job coaches

Age: 28

Residence; hometown: Gettysburg, Pa.; Westminster

Education: Graduate of Westminster High School; graduate of Clarion (Pa.) State College with a bachelor's degree in special education

Family: Husband: Kurt, 31, employed as an electrician with Westinghouse Corporation in Gettysburg, Pa.; daughter, Emily, 1 ; expecting a second child in August

Place of worship: St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hanover, Pa.

Activities/hobbies: Enjoys shopping and reading

Accomplishments: Helping several people in the Carroll Haven programwho were thought to be unemployable find jobs: "We proved that they can take a job and do it well."

Recipient's comments: "It was a surprise. I just thought it was very nice to be nominated by the administrators at Carroll Haven. It's nice to be recognized for any accomplishments that you have."

Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can fax your information to 876-0233.

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