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The Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post is recognizing one of their administrative assistants for 25 years of service. Administrative Assistant, Deborah Johnson, has served at the Newberry Post and now Newberry Detachment since 1995.

Johnson is a long-time resident of Newberry. She served as the Luce County Treasurer up until 2012. Recently Johnson was nominated for the Floyd R. Bell Civilian of the Year Award for the MSP. This award is given annually to recognize superior employment performance and/or community dedication by civilian members. Recipients of this award shall be recognized as the “Civilian of the Year.” Johnson received this award for the 8th District of the MSP (Upper Peninsula) and was selected to represent the 8th District for the state-wide competition for this award.

Johnson has served the citizens of Luce County and the State of Michigan with excellence, integrity, and courtesy for 25 years and is a valuable employee.