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he City of League City awarded Jack Compton the 2015 Arthur Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award during August 25 City Council meeting.
Compton, President of the League City Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association was honored for his volunteer work with the police department. He has volunteered more than 1,000 hours per year in an effort to bridge the communication divide between the law enforcement community and League City residents. Compton has helped organize the City’s Salute to Military Heroes week, morale events for League City first responders, and is an active volunteer who also serves as a field trainer for the Volunteers in Policing program. “I am honored to be recognized with this award. Art Hewitt was a warrior and a hero who spent the better part of his life working for a safer League City,” said Compton. “I am fortunate to be able to serve our community through the League City Police Department with Art’s goal in mind - a safer League City for
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all of us to call home.” Cheryl Scott was also honored with the Above and Beyond Award for her volunteerism efforts with the League City Animal Shelter. Scott has devoted more than 454 hours in the past year to volunteering with the City’s Animal Shelter to promote the many animals in need of a home. She has spent hours showing off the adoptable animals at numerous community events, training volunteers and supporting the animal shelter in hopes of bettering the League City community. Arthur Hewitt, who passed away in 2012, dedicated 61 years of his life to the League City community by serving as a League City volunteer firefighter and inspiring countless others to make a commitment to service in League City. The City of League City honors Hewitt’s memory and keeps his passion for volunteerism alive through the Arthur Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award and by declaring Aug. 30 of every year as League City Volunteer Appreciation Day.
Jack Compton being awarded the 2015 Art Hewitt Spirit Award presented by Mayor Tim Paulissen
Cheryl Scott being awarded the 2015 Above and Beyond Award presented by Mayor Tim Paulissen
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