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Newsmaker: Dion Carter

Goodwill client Dion Carter, 34, of Hazelwood was recently named Employee of the Month at AMC Loews Waterfront 22 theater. He was hired after participating in retail training at Goodwill’s Consumer Operated Training Store in Lawrenceville.
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, 10:20 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: Less than a year after hiring Carter, AMC Loews Waterfront 22 theater named him Employee of the Month. Carter was hired after he finished retail training at Goodwill's Consumer Operated Training Store in Lawrenceville.

Age: 34

Residence: Hazelwood

Family: Mother, Sandra Arnold, and sister, Dawn Arnold.

Background: Carter entered the Goodwill retail training program in January 2012, learning skills such as customer service and pricing. AMC hired him as an usher in August 2012. He takes tickets, gives people directions and cleans theaters after shows. He is training to help in the VIP section. Goodwill featured him in a video that tells the stories of successful clients. The video is online at www.youtube.com/user/goodwillswpa.

Education: Carter is a graduate of Brashear High School.

Quote: “I do the job I do best.”

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