RI SLP of the Year for 2013…Drumroll please….

Congratulations to Mrs. Kathy Lake, SLP in the North Smithfield School Department for being named RISHA's 2013-2014 SLP of the Year!!!!  Kathy has worked as a SLP for 36 years. She has worked in a variety of settings throughout her career.  As someone who nominated Kathy said, “In whatever setting Kathy has worked, she has demonstrated leadership skills and the highest quality of clinical skills. Her peers look to her for guidance and support which she gives willingly and without recompense. …She has been a member of RISHA and ASHA since she received her master's degree and has served on RISHA's Executive Board for over 20 years serving through the years as Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Membership Chair, CE Administrator…Kathy is an unsung hero of our profession and deserves to be recognized for her contribution to the field and as a public school speech/language pathologist.”

 CONGRATULATIONS to our 2013-2014 SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST OF THE YEAR KATHY LAKE!