WATERBURY, CT- 13 MARCH 2008- 031308JT06-
Waterbury Police Sgt. R. Michael Epps, Jr.'s award for Police Officer of the Year sits on the front table at the Villa Rosa on Thursday during the Waterbury Exchange Club's Dr. Lawrence Shea Awards Banquet. Other award recipients were Waterbuy Police Superintendent Neil O'Leary with the Book of Golden Deeds, the late Waterbury Fire Capt. John Keane with Firefighter of the Year, Vikaash Ramnath with the A.C.E. Award, Mary Ann Marold with Educator of the Year, Tara Flanders and Jessica Attalah with the Dr. Lawrence J. Shea Scholarships, and Matthew Goulet and Leslie Pinto with the Youths of the Year awards.
Josalee Thrift / Republican-American