Linden Woods CNA, Angela Kitchell, Named CNA of the Year

GLADSTONE, Missouri  – Angela Kitchell, a CNA at Linden Woods Village, was recently named CNA of the Year for District 1 by the Missouri Health Care Association (MHCA).

According to the MHCA, the winner of the CNA award must be dedicated, caring, and strive to give high-quality care to all residents. Also, the CNA must be formally submitted by the facility’s leadership team.

When asked about Angela, Cody Hughes, executive director at Linden Woods Village, said, “Angela is what it means to be a phenomenal CNA in every aspect of the job. She goes above and beyond for our residents in ensuring they have the best possible care at all times. When I went to submit a name for this award, Angela’s name immediately came to my mind. We’re so proud and excited that she will represent Linden Woods at the state level.”

Angela said, “I’m thankful to have been named CNA of the Year for this Missouri district. But what I’m most thankful for is that I’m able to provide care and love to the incredible residents at Linden Woods. That is what brings me the most joy.”

Angela will be formally recognized at the Opening General Session & Awards Presentation on Monday, August 23, 2021, at the Branson Convention Center. She will represent District 1 out of seven districts in Missouri. The state winner will be announced at the MHCA convention in August.