Annual Columbia County Awards Presentation - 2015

Lifesaving Award

  • Deputy Toni Ebert for actions on October 29, 2014 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Deputy Zachary Kallenbach for actions on November 26, 2014 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Citizen Matt Boyer (Baraboo) for actions on December 10, 2014 resulting in saving of human life. 
  • Citizen Adam Vrbsky (Pardeeville) for actions on December 10, 2014 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Deputy Derek Jesko for actions on December 21, 2014 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Columbus Fire Lt. Jerrod Fox for actions on April 16, 2015 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Citizen Cherno Chandum (Madison) for actions on April 16, 2015 resulting in saving of human life. 
  • Citizen Zachary Bart (South Barrington, IL)  for actions on April 16, 2015 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Citizen Richard Iorio (Saukville) for actions on April 16, 2015 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Citizen Ashley Hon (Lodi) for actions on June 19, 2015 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Citizen Catherine Farrey (Poynette) for actions on June 19, 2015 resulting in saving of human life. 
  • Citizen Amy Feller (Poynette) for actions on June 19, 2015 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Citizen Nicole Manthey (Pardeeville) for actions on September 12, 2015 resulting in saving of human life.
25 Years Of Service Award
  • Sheriff Dennis Richards
  • Lieutenant Wayne Smith

In recognition of Commitment and Dedication, for your efforts in support of the Columbia County Volunteer Dive Team: Fred Oehler, Don Hehl, Anna Oehler, Doug Attoe, Nola Wittstruck, Joe Mauritz, Paul Rowe, Rob Johnson, Robert Wood, Thorne Wittstruck, Patrick McPhee, Curtis Johnson, Stuart Fryk

In recognition of Commitment and Dedication, for your efforts in support of the Columbia County Awards Committee, Presented to Citizen Russell Syens.

In recognition of Professionalism, Commitment, Determination and Unique Skills in Support of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Presented to Lieutenant Richard Hoege