Panera Bread employees awarded for leadership

Panera Bread employees awarded for leadership

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland-based Panera Bread franchise Howley Bread Group LTD has recognized employees for excellence and leadership during the first quarter of 2014.

The following local residents received "Associate of the Quarter" awards for their work at some of the 28 Panera Bread bakery-cafes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island: Katelyn Van Pelt of Chepachet, who works in Smithfield; Janet LaMountain of Manville, who works in Lincoln; and Monica Fernandes of Pawtucket, who works in North Attleboro, Mass.