Kimberly Powell, a Correctional Technician for the Howard County Department of Corrections, has been awarded the Maryland Correctional Administrators Association (MCAA) Civilian Employee of the Year. Sergeant Perry Young also received recognition as the Howard County Correctional Officer of the Year.
In her roll as correctional technician, Powell helps facilitate the Department of Corrections’ Strengthening Families Program, which teaches parenting skills to inmates and checks mail for security concerns. Young is trained as a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer and is a member of the Department’s Special Emergency Response Team.
From the press release:
“My sincere congratulations to these Department of Corrections employees, who clearly demonstrate excellence in their work every day,” said County Executive Calvin Ball. “Especially among these challenging times, we’re incredibly grateful for our employees who are making adjustments and still ensuring our essential services are operating with high quality.”
“It is a pleasure to work with these two outstanding employees. They go above and beyond to help the Department of Corrections accomplish its public safety mission,” said Jack Kavanaugh, Director of Howard County’s Department of Corrections.