posted on Wednesday, December 08, 2010
At its annual End of Year Celebration on Friday, December 3,
PDRTA presented its annual awards. PDRTA Board Chairman and
Executive Director Janice Baroody presented the Employee of the
Year awards. First Place winner was James Simon, 2nd
Place was Sandra Paige, and 3rd Place went to Delaine
Ford. Employee of the year winners are selected from the previous
12 months' Employee of the Month winners. PDRTA's Employee of the
Month program is open to all full-time, hourly employees who are
nominated by their peers or supervisors based on their exceptional
performance. Each winner received a trophy and a check.
Safety & Training Manager Benny Mullins presented the annual
Safety Awards. These went to Roosevelt Graham Jr., 1st
Place; Freddie Davis, 2nd Place, and James Bostic,
3rd Place. Safety Award winners are selected based on
their accident/incident free performance, miles driven, and
adherence to PDRTA's safety policies and procedures during the
previous 12 months. Each winner received a trophy and a check.
Don Strickland, Transportation Manager, gave the awards for Best
Uniform. First Place went to Charles McRae, 2nd Place
went to Preston Dixon, and 3rd Place went to George
Washington. Best uniform awards are given to one driver from each
of PDRTA's 3 areas. Candidates are judged on their professional
appearance, neatness, and adherence to PDRTA's uniform standards.
Each winner received a plaque.
Human Resources Director Billy Bundy presented Service Awards.
Five Year certificates went to Daniel Adams, Samuel Fields,
Roosevelt Graham Jr., Angela Isaac, Regina McElveen, Sonya Mullins,
Kay Osbourne, and Harry Watson. Ten Year awards went to Clarence
Galloway, Linda Gilchrist, and Jeremiah Williams. Fifteen Year
awards went to Michael Bell, Joann Dukes, and Goldie McBride. 20
Year award was presented to Willie Jane White; and Terry Carraway
received a 25 Year certificate. Service award recipients receive a
framed certificate signed by the Board Chairman and the Executive
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