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2021 OHICAN! Recipients

2021 OHICAN! Recipients

Quentin Silic
Server, IL Dining

Quentin has worked as a server in IL Dining at Oak Hammock for more than two years. He is pursuing a degree at the University of Florida in electrical engineering and has begun taking graduate courses. Quentin Carries a GPA of 3.81. 

Jon Weisberg
Line Cook, Dining

Jon is a Line Cook in IL Dining and has worked at Oak Hammock for more than six years. He is studying at Santa Fe College to become a respiratory therapist. Jon carries a GPA of 3.0.

Siera Miller
Intern, Sales and Marketing

Siera was a server in IL dining and has worked at Oak Hammock for approximately three years. She continues to work as an intern in the marketing department as part of her course of study. She is a senior at the University of Florida majoring in advertising. She carries a GPA of 3.18.

Daniel Rosendo
Line Cook, Health Pavilion

Daniel is a line cook in the Health Pavilion and has worked at Oak Hammock for two and a half years. He is studying animal science at Santa Fe College and hopes to attend the University of Florida in the future. Daniel carries a GPA of 3.50.

Tony Lopiccolo
Director - Plant Operations

Tony is Director of Plant Operations and has worked at Oak Hammock for over one and a half years. He is enrolled in the year-long LeadingAge Florida Leadership Academy where he aims to learn more about long-term care and become a transformational leader in the CCRC community. Tony participates in remote and in-person learning activities. The program began in September 2021 and concludes in June 2022.

Johnathan Ramsey
Maintenance

Johnathan is an electrician in the maintenance department and has worked at Oak Hammock for three years. He is pursuing a degree in electrical construction management through Pellissippi State College and hopes to graduate in 2023. He has completed all of the electrician-related coursework and is now completing the additional coursework required for an associate degree. He carries a GPA of 3.80.

Lydia Piedra
Certified Nursing Assistant, C.N.A

Lydia is a Certified Nursing Assistant, or C.N.A., and has worked at Oak Hammock for approximately one year. She is focused on completing the requirements at Santa Fe College to become a Licensed Practical Nurse, or L.P.N. Lydia Carries a G.P.A. of 3.25.

Anthony Rebello
Server, IL Dining

Anthony was employed as a server in dining and worked at Oak Hammock for almost two years. He completed an associate degree at Santa Fe College and is enrolled at the University of Florida where he is pursuing a degree in computer science. Anthony has a current GPA of 3.32.

Maria Pineda
Certified Nursing Assistant, C.N.A

Maria has worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant, or C.N.A., in Oak Hammock's Skilled Nursing facility for more than a year. She is completing the prerequisite courses for certification as a physical therapist assistant at Santa Fe College. Marie carries a G.P.A. of 3.33.

Israel Okeowo
Server, IL Dining

Israel has worked as a server in the dining department for approximately a year and a half. He is pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Central Florida in health administration. His career goal is to serve as an administrator of a community hospital. Israel carries a GPA of 3.4.

Rebekah Browne
Server, IL Dining

Rebekah is a server in IL Dining and has been at Oak Hammock for almost two years. She completed her prerequisite courses at Santa Fe College and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in sustainability and the built environment at UF. Rebekah carries a GPA of 3.9.

Josh Friebis
Server, IL Dining

Josh was a server in Independent Living at Oak Hammock for more than two years. He graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in mathematics with a minor in actuarial science. He maintained a GPA of 3.34. 

Kane Ahern
Line Cook, IL Dining

Kane was a line cook in Independent Living and was with Oak Hammock for over two years. He is studying organizational management at Santa Fe College. Kane carries a GPA of 2.56. 

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