Employee of quarter

Heading the list of awardees at the quaterly Employee Recognition ceremony Tuesday was Melonie Matthewson, human resources coordinator, who was named Employee of the Quarter.

Melonie Matthewson was recently named Employee of the Quarter for the city of Harker Heights, where she has worked for 15 years. She describes herself as a happy yet private person who loves Christmas.

What did you do to be named Employee of the Quarter?

I honestly do not know why I got the honor of being named Employee of the Quarter. I simply come to work, do my job that I get paid to do, and it is fun. I can honestly say that my job is fun and that I love it. The people I work with, we are like family.

What is your job title and what do you do?

I am the human resource coordinator. I take care of the employee benefits, their time sheets, payroll, all things that deal with human resources.

Where were you born?

I was born and raised in Texas. I am not willing to share what city I was born in, just know that I am a true Texan.

How do you spend your free time?

I love to watch sports, I enjoy all sports. I also enjoy hanging out with my “boys” — my son and my nephews. My boys and I will go see the movies they enjoy on the day it comes out. We can’t wait until days later; we must see them on the night they hit the movie theater. The movies that I like to see, just for me, I will wait until they come out on video, because I don’t want to take away any time from going to the movies with my boys. I also attend church.

What was the last movie you saw?

The last movie that I saw was “Transformers.” I watch all of the Transformers movies over and over again. I am a Transformer queen.

If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would do?

I would get really excited and then I would go get it and share it with my family.

What was the best advice you were ever given?

The best advice that I was ever given was from my mother: Treat others the way you want to be treated.

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