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Newsmaker: A. Michael Sgro

A. Michael Sgro received the Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT’s highest recognition, for his outstanding work.

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By Bobby Kerlik
Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, 10:50 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: PennDOT secretary Barry Schoch presented Sgro with the Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT's highest recognition, for his outstanding work. His proactive leadership in assisting others in providing more efficient and effective highway maintenance resulted in production increases while the cost per foot of underdrain pipe installation dropped last summer.

Age: 48

Residence: Kittanning

Family: Wife, Christine; two sons, Michael, 16, and Dominick, 9

Education: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, degree in criminology, 1986; Kittanning High School, 1982

Occupation: Operator of various pieces of heavy equipment for roadwork in the summer and plowing in the winter

Background: Sgro has more than 21 years of experience in county maintenance operations. He also is an active member of the county safety committee and serves as a foreman when needed.

Quote: “I like the people that I work with and the changing environment every day. Being a volunteer fireman all my life, I always enjoyed providing public service. This award means a lot to me.”

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