Firefighters of the Year

Every year MWVFD recognizes a firefighter of the year.  The candidates are the firefighters of the quarter for that year and voted on by the members of the department.  Starting in 2017 we vote on firefighters of the quarter and year for both MWVFD and MWFD.


1982 - Jerry   Vannatta   

1983 - David Krause, Doyle Light, Jerry   Vannatta, Clark Gregg   

1984 - Bazil L. Wright   

1985 - Horrace Roe   

1986 - Doyle Light  

1987 - Jerry Williams   

1988 - Lane W. Purcell   

1989 - Ronnie W. Gipson, Michael G.   Corbin   

1990 - Clark Gregg   

1991 - Robin Allen   

1992 - Tommy Parker   

1993 - Rene James   

1994 - Rodney Roberts   

1995 - Monty Parker   

1996 - Jerry Williams   

1997 - Oscar Choat   

1998 - Steve Purdue   

1999 - Carla Hay   

2000 - Sam Steum   

2001 - Clark Gregg   2002 - Lynn Reasoner   

2003 - Berry Gill   

2004 - Lane Voelcker   

2005 - Eldred (Squeaky) Fryer   

2006 - James Brooks   

2007 - Robert Coker   

2008 - Carlos Maldonado   

2009 - William Eudy   

2010 - David Palmer   

2011 - Steve Purdue   

2012 - James Brooks   

2013 - William Eudy  

2014 - Jerry Vannatta   

2015 - Monty Parker Jr. 

2016 - Clark Gregg

2017 - Nick Wells and Sam Streun