The Town of Batesburg-Leesville recently honored employees who continue to serve with distinction and perform above and beyond the call of duty. Each year the Town recognizes a series of employees to honor their performance and commitment to the Town.
On hand for the event were Mayor Lancer Shull, Council Members Olin Gambrell, Magen Hallman, and Cynthia Etheredge.
Employees recognized include:
Employee of the Year – Cindy Apple (Utility Billing)
Supervisor of the Year – Judy Edwards (Administration)
Department of the Year – Batesburg-Leesville Police Dispatchers (Barbara Cribb, Wanda Hartley, Amanda Wyatt, and Sandra Jordan)
Rookie of the Year – Joshua Frye (Fire Department)
Team Player of the Year – Jeff Padgett (Fire Department)
Inspiration Award – Seth Duncan (Administration)
Fire Fighter of the Year – Jason Herbert
Fire Officer of the Year – Dustin Crapps
Randolph Driggers – 5 years
Deepak Harpalani – 5 years
Denise Prior – 15 years
Judy Edwards – 40 years
The Batesburg-Leesville Police Department will select its Officer of the Year in a separate ceremony in early 2019.