Michele Scott Receives “Native American 40 Under 40” Award

Michele Scott, Executive Director of the Health Education Center in Norwich and member of the Board of Directors of The Arc Eastern Connecticut, was named a recipient of the annual “40 Under 40” Award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. Nominated by their peers, the 2020 winners exemplify leadership, initiative, and, especially during COVID-19, resiliency and dedication towards their communities and businesses. Kathleen Stauffer, CEO of The Arc Eastern Connecticut, praised the commitment and enthusiasm of Ms. Scott, a member of the Mashantucket Tribal Nation.  “As a Board member and community leader, Michele has worked tirelessly to ensure that the voices of our most vulnerable citizens are heard. She inspires our entire Board, and our agency, to be involved, active, and empathetic. We’re so fortunate and honored that she’s a part of our agency; no one is more deserving of this award.”