Tri-Valley Holds Award Ceremony

Fort Scott High School Orchestra perform during the Tri-Valley Awards. Submitted photo.

On Friday, May 5th, Tri-Valley Developmental Services held their 2023 Award Ceremony celebrating achievements from individuals and community support in Bourbon County.  The ceremony took place at 1 pm at the Tri-Valley offices in Fort Scott.  Awards were presented to the following:

Business of the Year – Heidrick’s True Value

Nancy Hofer, Heidricks Hardware store, left, and Austin Bollinger, TVDS Horticulture Therapist. Submitted photo.

Employer of the Year – McDonalds of Fort Scott

Michael Durbin, McDonalds Restaurant of Fort Scott. Submitted photo.

Achievement Award – Samantha Durossette


Ed Bideau Advocacy Award – LaDonna Thompson from Dollar General

LaDonna Thompson. Submitted photo.

Jennie Masterson Family Award – Carson Felt

TVDS Employee of the Year – Grace Kramer

Grace Kramer and husband, Larry. Submitted photo.

CEO Award – Brenda Harrison


Entertainment was furnished by the Fort Scott High School Chamber Orchestra.  Refreshments were served following the ceremony.

Austin Bolinger with Carson Felt. Submitted photo.


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