A-B Tech Police Chief Kara Walker was presented with a Patriot Award from the NC Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense Office, on October 26, 2018.
Walker was nominated by A-B Tech Police Lt. Josh Edwards, who serves in the NC National Guard’s 105th Military Police Battalion.
The award recognizes employers who make it possible for employees to serve in the National Guard and Reserves, which comprise 53% of the national defense.
A ceremony at A-B Tech was hosted by ESGR volunteer and First Sergeant (Ret.) David Ponder.
A-B Tech President Dennis King and other members of the National Guard also participated in the ceremony.
About A-B Tech Community College
One of 58 colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, A-B Tech offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 60 curriculum programs through its five academic divisions: Allied Health and Public Service Education, Arts and Sciences, Business and Hospitality Education, Emergency Services and Engineering and Applied Technology.
The Division of Economic and Workforce Development/Continuing Education offers opportunities for workforce partnerships, specific job training and retraining, as well as personal enrichment classes.
For more information, please visit www.abtech.edu.