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2017 Awards Banquet

posted Feb 6, 2018, 7:58 AM by Haley Sohan

On January 13, 2018 the Grundy County Sheriff’s Police Explorers held their annual recognition banquet. Explorers were recognized for their achievements during 2017. 

Nine new explorers were welcomed and introduced. 

Past explorers that aged out, moved, and joined the military were also recognized.

The state Exploring competition team was recognized for their individual and team trophies that they earned at the 2017 Explorer state competition and conference in July. 

Explorers Matt Anderson and Alicia Headrick were promoted to the rank of Sergeant and Explorers Kade and Avery Ohlendorf were promoted to Corporal. 

Tyler Post, Kade Ohlendorf, and Avery Ohlendorf were recognized as the top shooters for 2017.

Explorers also selected Haley Sohan and Dave Cronin as the most dedicated, Julia Santiago and Kade Ohlendorf as most improved. 

Selected by the Explorers as their favorite deputy to ride along with was, Deputy Sean Wojtczak.

Congratulations to Explorer Alicia Headrick who received the Sheriff Kevin Callahan award, and Explorer Matt Anderson who was selected as the 2017 Explorer of the year. 

Congratulations to all of our Explorers!