Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, March 13, 2015

Social workers name Fletcher public official of the year

Chief of Police Fred Fletcher received the Public Official of the Year award from the local chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in a ceremony held March 5 at Bessie Smith Center. The Public Official of the Year Award recognizes outstanding service and contributions of a governmental official who has shown leadership in the formulation of public policy that affects social justice, health care, education, civil and human rights, and social practice. Pictured [L-R]: Dr. Paul David Smith, public safety coordinator; Prof. Lucilla Nash, Chattanooga State Community College; Fletcher; and Valerie Radu, executive director of the Family Justice Center. (Photo by David Laprad)