POLITICS + GOVERNMENT
Governor Cox presents awards to state employees.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Award of Excellence was presented to 23 Utah state employees in a ceremony this week. Governor Cox handed out the awards at the Kearns Mansion. In all, there are five categories that honor state employees: outstanding public service, leadership, heroism, innovation and efficiency, and energy and environment.
The ceremony is held annually at the Governor’s Mansion in Salt Lake City. The award was created to recognize employees that go the extra mile and show exceptional dedication. According to the Office of the Governor, recipients of the award are “selected as examples of distinguished service and dedication to the citizens of Utah.”
Today 23 state employees received the Governor’s Award for Excellence.
We are grateful to these employees and are proud to recognize their hard work for the people of Utah. Read more about the Governor’s Award for Excellence at https://t.co/df5DPcbquj.
— Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox (@GovCox) October 4, 2022
“It is an honor to spend the afternoon with these amazing people,” Gov. Cox said in a press release. “I could not be more proud of their amazing efforts.”
Multiple employees qualified in each category. According to the governor, the employees that were recognized this week earned the reward by sacrificing, time, energy, and even their safety in some cases, for the people of Utah.
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