Covington employees honored with awards
January 16, 2013 · Updated 2:00 PM
Covington recently handed out its first ever City Pride Awards to six employees.
Senior Planner Salina Lyons was named Consistently High Performer for her project management skills and leadership roles on countless developments.
The Best Teamwork award was given to Recreation Manager Pat Patterson for always working for the greater benefit of the team.
Personnel Manager Noreen Beaufrere was named Best Role Model for showing compassion while being professional and effective and dealing with everything in a cheerful manner.
Maintenance Supervisor Ross Junkin was named the Most Notable Innovator. Junkin proposed combining the strings of lights for Purple Light Nights and the Tree Lighting Celebration to save time and decrease costs.
The Biggest Savings to City Resources award was presented to maintenance worker John Gaudette for his knowledge and expertise in fleet management. His hard work has led to savings in excess of $15,000 per year since the start of his employment.
Victoria Throm, personnel and human services analyst, was named Most Involved in Local and Regional Issues for her dedication to the development of the Purple Light Nights program.