NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Workplace held its 4th Annual Sheriff’s Scholarship Golf Outing at Blue Bell Nation Membership Monday, Sept. 20.
Following a 2020 hiatus because of the pandemic, the late summer time basic returned this yr elevating greater than $45,000 for the Sheriff’s Scholarship Endowment which helps defray the price of tuition at Montgomery County Group School for sheriff’s workplace deputies, employees, and members of the family pursuing their academic objectives.
Cpl. Matt Pokorny and Siani Sanders acquired the 2 scholarships awarded this yr, and Deputy Kayla Lochner-Franz was acknowledged for being awarded final yr’s scholarship.
Cpl. Pokorny is a Plymouth Township native and a19-year veteran of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Workplace. He was promoted to corporal in 2018 and helps to oversee the transportation/detention division. Pokorny was the sheriff’s workplace’s first discipline coaching officer, and is a Taser teacher, senior security crew member, and background investigator.
Siani Sanders is the daughter of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Workplace Supervisor Sonya Sanders and is the primary civilian and first member of the family of a sheriff’s workplace worker to obtain the Sheriff’s Scholarship. She is a graduate of Norristown Space Excessive College. She beforehand attended Alabama A&M College and is finding out training and communications in pursuit of a profession as a bodily training instructor.
Deputy Lochner-Franz started her tenure within the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Workplace in 2010. She graduated from Methacton Excessive College and earned her associates diploma in Prison Justice from the Katherine Gibbs College. She has acquired quite a few letters of appreciation for her work from judges, municipalities and the home relations workplace for her work in particular companies and our courts division.
Sheriff Kilkenny, MCCC President Victoria Bastecki-Perez, and Montgomery County Commissioner Ken Lawrence, an MCCC alum, delivered remarks at a banquet following the outing.
“I need to thank all of our sponsors for his or her generosity and our volunteers and the employees right here at Blue Bell Nation Membership for making this occasion so successful,” mentioned Kilkenny, an MCCC trustee who cited his personal ardour for training because the inspiration for the sheriff’s scholarship fund. “It’s superior. We now have awarded 4 of those scholarships and we’re making a distinction in folks’s lives and that’s what it’s all about.”