Rotary Club of Fayetteville honors men and women of Fayette County

Tue, 12/16/2008 - 4:22pm
By: The Citizen

During October, Rotarians are encouraged to focus on Vocational Service. The Fayetteville Rotary Club held its annual recognition program for vocational service, where it presented awards to four outstanding individuals. As part of their Vocational Service Recognition Month, the club awarded the recipients Certificates of Appreciation and a gift from the club to show their appreciation for a job well done.

In education, Ms. Kim Fisher was recognized as the 2008 Fayette County Board of Education Teacher of the Year. Fisher has taught for 13 years, all of them in the Fayette County School System. She taught at Flat Rock Middle in 1995 before moving to Fayette Middle and then J.C. Booth Middle where she currently teaches seventh grade math. Fisher creates an environment where students feel at ease to take risks without the fear of failure.

For Public Safety, Norman Gibby from Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services was recognized as the 2008 Public Safety Employee of the Year for his dedication and outstanding accomplishments. Gibby has been a National Registered Paramedic for three years and is a member of the departmental EMS Equipment Planning Committee, and is active with the Honor Flight Program.

Cynthia Boatright, a charge nurse in the Emergency Department at Piedmont Fayette Hospital was recognized as the 2008 Healthcare Worker of the Year. She is very involved in many of the performance improvement and patient safety initiatives that involve patients throughout the hospital.

For Officer of the Year for the Fayetteville Police Department, Lieutenant Scott Gibson was honored as the top police officer in Fayetteville for 2008. Lt. Gibson was also named Officer of the Year in 2002. “It is quite an honor when your peers will select you as Officer of the Year twice,” said Lt Gibson.

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