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 by fellow crew members and awarded at the Department's Annual Awards Banquet. 

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 

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 

Rookie of the Year


2005 Adam Parkhurst
2011 Scott Taylor 
Rhett Rimmer 
2012 Derek Doyle 
2016 Jonathan Hughes 

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