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4/30/07

Dozens Of East Texans Given Hope Awards

Eighteen East Texans were recognized today for their unyielding support of the victims of sexual assault.

The Hope Awards are given out twice a year by the East Texas Crisis Center. Today's recipients included people from all different sectors including law enforcement, counseling services and the medical community.

Award winners:  

Jason Parrish - Smith County District Attorney's Office
Richard Vance - Smith County District Attorney's Office
Jodie Neeley - Smith County Victims' Services
Casey Knaupp - Tyler Morning Telegraph
David Wood - Smith County Probation
Judge Jack Skeen, Jr.
Judge Cynthia Stevens Kent
Randy Melton - TJC Chief of Police
Cherry Swan - Donor & Volunteer
Detective John Ragland - Tyler Police Department
Officer Mark Pierece - U.T. Tyler Police Department
Kerry Scruggs - U.T. Tyler
Kimberly Harvey-Livingston - U.T. Tyler
Philip Kemp - Texas Rangers
April Sykes - Smith County Assistant District Attorney
Joan Ford - Tyler Counseling and Assessment
Christine Velnosky - Owner, Curves in Tyler
Children's Advocacy Center
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) program - Trinity Mother Frances
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) program - East Texas Medical Center

Lindsay Wilcox/Reporting: lwilcox@kltv.com

 

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