St. Clair County Community Mental Health named Neil Schoenebeck as its most recent Outstanding Employee of the Month. Schoenebeck was nominated for his commitment to a particular individual’s recovery journey. Neil worked diligently to build a relationship with the individual through support, empowerment, hope and choice. By using creative thinking in his treatment approach, he helped this person become successful outside of a specialized setting and worked toward returning her to independent living. Because of determination and patience and never losing hope for this individual, Neil has been instrumental in improving her quality of life. Nomination guidelines recognize an employee for going “Above and Beyond” their normal job scope such as providing service excellence within a team or with the persons we serve.