Natchez Trace Parkway Employee Scott Johnson Receives National Fire Award
TUPELO, MS – Scott Johnson, the Fire Program Management Assistant at the Natchez Trace Parkway, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Jeanie Harris Award. Established in 2004, the award commemorates the legacy of service provided by Jeanie Harris, who worked for the National Park Service as a Fire Budget Analyst.
The award honors a National Park Service Fire Program Management Assistant or Fire Budget Analyst who has made exemplary contributions to the support and improvement of the National Park Service Fire and Aviation Management Program, fostered an environment of cooperation with interagency partners, and represented the fire program in a positive light.
Scott was recognized for his contributions to the Natchez Trace Parkway as well as for providing guidance and assistance to 12 other parks within the National Park Service. This award also highlights his commitment to the job, his positive attitude, and his willingness to mentor and train employees. Scott has been an employee at the Natchez Trace Parkway since 1997. He previously worked at the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park, Big Bend National Park, and Valley Forge National Historic Park.
For more information about the Natchez Trace Parkway Fire Management Division, please visit http://www.nps.gov/natr/
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