Justine Leonard was recognized as a 2016 Joslin Outstanding Performer by New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID). Leonard has been employed at The Arc Otsego’s Vocational Training Center since 1979 and has held several positions over her 37-year career.

The Joslin Awards Program annually recognizes employment excellence in New York State residents with disabilities who are working on NYSID Preferred Source contracts. NYSID fulfills a mission of turning business opportunities into jobs for New Yorkers with disabilities. For over 13 years, the Joslin Awards Program has chronicled the achievements of hundreds of outstanding performers, honoring William B. Joslin’s commitment to Preferred Source employment opportunities. Joslin was the chief executive office of Human Technologies Corporation in Utica and served on NYSID’s Board of Directors for many years.