Yoakum Community Hospital recognized employee, Erin Menke (Financial Services Department,) as the recipient of the 2017 April-June RISING STAR Award on Thursday, April 13th. Erin, who has been YCH’s Accountant since 2006, was chosen for this honor by exceedingly demonstrating the qualities of YCH’s core values of R.I.S.E. (Respect. Integrity. Stewardship. Excellence.) Erin was presented with a commemorative star plaque for her exceptional performance by her department director, John Olivares (Chief Financial Officer).