Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction




April 30, 2010






CONTACT:  DRC Bureau of Communications

(614) 752-1150

Prison Director to Announce Top
Correction Officer of the Year at Annual Ceremony

(Columbus) – Ernie L. Moore, Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction will announce DRC's 2010 Correction Officer of the Year at the Ronald C. Marshall Award Ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2010, beginning at 11:30 a.m. This event will be held at the Reginald A. Wilkinson Corrections Training Academy in Orient. The Ronald C. Marshall Award is presented to Ohio's top Correction Officer who is selected among twenty-nine Correction Officers of the Year from each of Ohio's state-operated prisons.  The Officer is selected by a panel of past recipients through an interview process.


The keynote speaker for the event is Court Administrator for the Warren County Probate and Juvenile Court, Anthony Brigano.  Anthony retired from DRC in 2003 as a Warden after holding several positions within the Department.  For more information, contact the DRC Public Information Office at 614-752-1150.


Directions to the site from Columbus:


Take I-71 South to the Orient/Harrisburg exit (Exit 94).  Turn left at light (State Route 62).  Bear left at the "Y" (Stahl Road).  Follow Stahl Road through the town of Orient. At first stop sign, turn left. Road dead-ends into State Route 762.  Turn left onto SR 762 then an immediate right onto the Orient Correctional Complex.  Turn left at 4-way stop and follow road past DRC Employee Recognition and Memorial Park. Continue going straight at next 4-way stop and follow road to Corrections Training Academy parking lot.