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Cooperative Observer Awards

The following Cooperative Observers have been honored with awards since last Fall...


In Ellijay... ( click image to enlarge )
From left, Lois Dover of Ellijay GA, and son Alan Dover accept a 40 Year Award from Kent Frantz, Senior Service Hydrologist, at NWS Peachtree City, GA. Alan accepted for his father, Alfred G. Dover, who passed away recently. The ceremony took place at A. S. Dover Construction Company in Ellijay. At the ceremony, Lois passed the torch to Alan, who has agreed to take over observations.
[ CO-OP Award in Ellijay. ]
CO-OP Award in Ellijay.

In Rome... ( click image to enlarge )
John W. Maddox, left, holds up his 35 Year Length of Service Award for his service in Rome, GA, with help from OPL Frank Taylor, NWS Peachtree City. John is a past Holm and Jefferson Award winner. His family has been taking Coop observations for close to 160 years!
[ CO-OP award in Rome. ]
CO-OP award in Rome.

In Helen... ( click images to enlarge )
The Helen, GA, Police Department receives an Honored Institution Award for 25 years of service. From left are Lans Rothfusz, MIC, NWS Peachtree City; Bonnie Sauter, Communications Supervisor; Marcia Wall, Communications; Helen Police Chief Ted Ray; and Frank Taylor, NWS Peachtree City.
[ CO-OP award in Helen. ]
CO-OP award in Helen.

In Lafayette...
Mrs. Tommie N. Strickland, right, holds up a 20 Year Length of Service Award presented at her home near Lafayette, GA. The award was presented by Peachtree City, GA, Meteorologist Laura Griffith.
[ CO-OP award in Lafayette. ]
CO-OP award in Lafayette.

In Unicoi State Park...
Preston English, center, received his 15 Year Length of Service Award at Unicoi State Park near Helen in North Georgia. The award was presented by Laura Griffith, Meteorologist, NWS Peachtree City, and Lans Rothfusz, MIC.
[ CO-OP award in Unicoi State park. ]
CO-OP award in Unicoi State Park.

In Alto... ( click image to enlarge )
Robert L. Dalton, left, of Alto, GA, received a 10 Year Length of Service Award from Frank Taylor, NWS Peachtree City, GA.
[ CO-OP award in Alto. ]
CO-OP award in Alto.

In Mableton... ( click image to enlarge )
Terry A. Rush, left, of Mableton, GA, shows off his 15 Year Length of Service Award, which he recieved from Frank Taylor, NWS Peachtree City, GA.
[ CO-OP award in Mableton. ]
CO-OP award in Mableton.

In Cartersville... ( click image to enlarge )
Walt D. Sullins, left, of Cartersville, GA, received a 20 Year Length of Service Award from Frank Taylor, NWS Peachtree City, GA.
[ CO-OP award in Cartersville. ]
CO-OP award in Cartersville.

In Chatsworth... ( click image to enlarge )
Mr. Ed Penland of Chatsworth is shown receiving his 15 year Length of Service Award in a ceremony at the Chatsworth Water Plant. Ed retired from his Coop duties at the end of June. Also pictured, Frank Taylor Observations Program Leader, NWS Peachtree City, GA, (front right), Eddie Tankersley (middle left), the new Coop for Chatsworth, Tim Summey (middle right), Ronnie Tinsley (back left) and if you look real hard (dark hat), Johnny Caldwell (back right).
[ CO-OP award in Chatsworth. ]
CO-OP award in Chatsworth.

In Louisville... ( click image to enlarge )
Mr. Ottis Stephens of Louisville is shown receiving his 25 year Length of Service Award in a ceremony at radio station WPCH.
[ CO-OP award in Louisville. ]
CO-OP award in Louisville.

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