Diplomat’s Mike Patel Awarded Ellis Island Medal Of Honor

ATLANTA— Mukesh “Mike” Patel, president of Diplomat Companies, based here, has been awarded the Ellis Island Medal Of Honor. The award is given to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves as citizens of the U.S. and have also enabled their ancestry groups to maintain their identities. Patel received his award at a gala held at Ellis Island in New york. Nominees are selected each year through a national nomination process.