Lemon honored as ODOT Division One Employee of the Year
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April 2, 2018
Chet Lemon was recently recognized as the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s Division One Employee of the Year for 2017. This award was presented for his exemplary performance and service to the state. Lemon was previously honored as the Division One Employee of the Quarter.
Lemon is a Transportation Equipment Operator III at the Checotah Interstate Maintenance Yard and has worked for ODOT for five years. He was nominated for the award by a fellow coworker who wished to remain anonymous.
“During a recent project on I-40, Chet helped with some things that required him to work outside of the typical hours. He also assisted with a tree clearance project by working throughout the division with different crews in several counties,” the anonymous coworker who nominated him said. “Chet's willingness to do whatever is asked of him and his skills as an operator make him a great asset to the department and the division.”
Lemon and his wife, Darlene, live in Eufaula and have four children and six grandchildren. His hobbies include spending time with family, hunting, roping, raising cattle and watching University of Oklahoma sports.
Division One is headquartered in Muskogee and oversees highway construction and maintenance in Adair, Cherokee, Haskell, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah and Wagoner counties.
(Editors and News Directors: For more information, call the ODOT Media and Public Relations Division at 405-521-6000.)