Wendy Samick was honored as recipient of the 2014 VanOstberg Humanitarian Award. She was nominated by her coworkers at the Gowanda Correctional Facility. Nominees for this annual award are submitted throughout the western New York correctional facilities by members of the Chapter of American Corrections Association, Region 1 (CAYSA). The award was presented recently, at Genesee Community College during the 2014 CAYSA Region 1 Training Symposium. Pictured with Samick, holding the plaque, are (left to right) Molly Kennedy, Linda Klancer, DSA D. Artus, Corrine Leone, and ADSP A. Garcia.