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Excellence In Action

posted Jan 24, 2013, 11:24 AM by Donavon Mattern   [ updated Jan 24, 2013, 11:24 AM ]
Deputy Chief Scott Sorenson was awarded the 2012 Excellence in Action Award at the Annual Fire District 3 Awards Banquet on January 14, 2013. The award recognizes a career individual who demonstrates outstanding professionalism in the perfo
rmance of their job. Some of the attributes considered are knowledge, leadership, example, initiative, communication and attitude. All personnel in the fire department have the opportunity to vote for this award. Scott has earned this award three times in his career at Fire District 3.

Scott has been a member of Fire District 3 for 33 years. He started as a Volunteer Firefighter after graduation from Battle Ground High School in 1980. He became a full-time Firefighter in 1982. He has held the ranks of Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Division Chief and Deputy Chief. Scott holds a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree from Warner Pacific College. He is active in many areas of the fire service and in the community.