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 
  • 2017 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

Rookie of the Year


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

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