BY KEVIN IMM
The Cool Springs Volunteer Fire Department held its annual awards banquet at Firehouse No. 1 on Saturday, January 6.
Numerous awards were given out to the department’s dedicated volunteers, including Fire Fighter Jen Gada, Rookie of the Year; Fire Fighter Ryan Franklin, Most Calls Answered and First Responder of the Year; Fire Fighter John Fletcher, Fire Fighter of the Year; Fire Fighter Brittany Loftin, Most Training Hours; Fire Fighter Jason Little, 15 Years of Service; and Captain Brandon Shives, Officer of the Year.
Fire Fighter of the Year – John Fletcher
Most Calls Answered & First Responder of the Year – Ryan Franklin
Fifteen Years of Service – Jason Little
Rookie of the Year – Jen Gada
Officer of the Year – Captain Brandon Shives
Most Training Hours – Brittany Loftin
Pictured (from left) are Captain Brandon Shives, Deputy Chief Thomas Groff, FF Brittany Loftin, Assistant Chiefs Todd Bowers and Jonathan Teagues, and Chief Andy Webster.