Mary Mathis, left, a CNA at Florida Presbyterian Homes is congratulated by resident Jeannette Swain after receiving a $5,000 prize during a brief ceremony in the courtyard at the nursing home in Lakeland on Friday. Mathis won a national Gannett contest. She has been a CNA at Florida Presbyterian Homes for 45 years.
CNA Mary Mathis is surrounded by coworkers as she receives her $5,000 prize from Ledger Media Group Advertising Director Don Rothausen on Friday at Florida Presbyterian Homes.
CNA Mary Mathis gets emotional as co-workers applaud her during a ceremony in the courtyard at Florida Presbyterian Homes on Friday in Lakeland. Mathis, who has been a CNA at the nursing home for 45 years, won $5,000 in a national Gannett contest called Healthcare Heroes.