Ninth annual corrections banquet held

Published 12:20 pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Southside Virginia Community College recently held the ninth annual Corrections Awards Banquet at its Christanna Campus. The event recognized its Officer and Employee of the Year for each of the area correctional centers. Lawrenceville Correctional Center sponsored the event and trophies. Those recognized are pictured, from left, front row, Officer Michael W. Hatcher, Halifax Correctional Unit 23; Officer Joshua Affronti, Nottoway Correctional Center; Officer Lisa Williams, Lawrenceville Correctional Center; Katrina Allen, Lawrenceville; Alfonzo Seward, Administration of Justice Program, SVCC; Officer Rebecca Kindred, Deerfield Correctional Center; Linda Smith, Buckingham Correctional Center; Brenda Richards, Lunenburg Correctional Center; back row, Larry Edmonds, guest speaker and warden of Dillwyn Correctional Center; Sgt. Terrell Eppes, Buckingham Correctional Center; Arthur Byrd, Nottoway; Sandra Vass, Halifax; Lt. Tonya Clary, Lunenburg; Astrid Woodson, Dillwyn; Sgt. Duane Parrish, Dillwyn; and Kelly Owens, Baskerville Correctional Center. Not pictured are Officer Paul Arthur, Baskerville; Teresa Porrovecchio of Deerfield; Lt. Jerry McKnight and Joyce Johnson of Greensville Correctional Center.

Warden Dana Ratliffe-Walker, left, is pictured with Employee of the Year Brenda Richards and Alfonzo Seward.

Warden Dana Ratliffe-Walker, left, is pictured with Officer of the Year Lt. Tonya Clary and Alfonzo Seward.