Former Scotts Hill Native Jason Rickman Honored with Award

Jason Rickman, a former native of Scotts Hill, Tennessee, was honored as the recipient of the 2020 Southern Area Excellence in Wildland Fire and Aviation Award.
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture posted on their social media site on Thursday, April 22, 2021 that Jason Rickman who was honored with the 2020 Southern Area Excellence in Wildland Fire and Aviation Award.

Jason is originally from Scotts Hill, the son of the late Bobby and Becky Rickman. “Jason, an equipment manager and dispatcher for TDA’s Division of Forestry, was awarded because of his leadership, prioritization of safety, and collaboration with agency partners. His work during the 2020 out-of-state deployments—which included mobilization of forestry resources, training others to…

For the complete story, see the April 28th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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