Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors:


  • 2016: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2016: Heart Safe Community Award 
  • 2015: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2014: Heart Safe Community Award
  • 2014: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2013: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2012: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2011: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2008: Station Style Design Awards
  • 2007: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2006: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2005: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2004: Life Safety Achievement Award
  • 2002: Recognition from State Fire Marshall and TEXFIRS for Texas Fire Incident Reporting

Awards and Recognitions

Awards are ballot-based and the recipients must be committed to the mission statement that the Department has established as its priority.  They must also meet a list of criteria and are voted on by fellow Fire Department members.

Distinguished Member



  • 2005 Jared Middleton & Charles Hinkle
  • 2008 Randy McCurley 
  • 2009 Tony Sorsby 
  • 2010 Tony Sorsby 
  • 2012 Travis Nokes 
  • 2013 Tony Sorsby & Travis Nokes 
  • 2016 Brad Goudie
  • 2017 Daniel Ortmeier
  • 2018 Travis Nokes & Tony Sorsby

Officer of the Year


  • 2018 Danield Ortmeier 

Firefighter of the Year


  • 2001 Chris Ahrens & Andy Ponder
  • 2002 Travis Nokes & Tim Moehlman 
  • 2003 Joe Guzman & Charles Hinkle 
  • 2004 Jonathan Tsakonas 
  • 2005 John Bryant 
  • 2006 Bobby Johnson 
  • 2013 Derek Doyle & Jack Lacy 
  • 2015 Dan Ortmeier 
  • 2016 Justin Moore & Dan Ortmeier 
  • 2017 Taylor Proefrock
  • 2018 Taylor Proefrock

Paramedic of the Year


  • 2008 Jared Middleton 
  • 2009 Matthew Luttrell 
  • 2010 Jared Middleton & Robert Dukes 
  • 2012 Charles Hinkle 
  • 2013 Cody Wooten & Scott Clasby
  • 2015 Rhett Rimmer
  • 2016 Justin Moore
  • 2017 Taylor Proefrock
  • 2018 Taylor Proefrock

Rookie of the Year


  • 2005 Adam Parkhurst
  • 2011 Scott Taylor & Rhett Rimmer
  • 2012 Derek Doyle 
  • 2016 Jonathan Hughes
  • 2017 Clayton Grubbs
  • 2018 Clayton Grubbs