This annual award is given in December of each year to a member of the Rowan County Rescue Squad, who has contributed significantly over the previous year in assistance and support for providing backup and coverage to the County's Emergency Management Services (EMS) Division. Nominations are received from Department peers.
This program consists of two awards that recognizes EMS Division's Rookie and veteran of the year for distinguished service to the citizens of Salisbury and Rowan County. Nominations are gathered and submitted by the Division's supervisors. The awards are presented in May of each year by the Salisbury Rotary Club.