The group included employees who performed heroic acts, including Morristown, NJ, Letter Carrier Lorenzo Clark; Ansonia, CT, Letter Carrier Kareem Copeland Sr.; Queens, NY, Letter Carrier Boi Zhu Huan; Brooklyn, NY, Letter Carrier Shaun Mitcham and Customer Services Supervisor Sandra Penick; and New York City Custodian Carmelo Quinones Jr.
The employees’ acts of heroism included rescuing children trapped in a fire, reuniting a lost child with his mother, helping a customer who fell outside her home and foiling a cross-country money scam.
The group also included New York area employees involved with Operation Santa, a national program that allows individuals and groups to grant the holiday wishes of people in need.
Northeast Area VP Ed Phelan Jr., who led the bell-ringing ceremony, said all of the honorees “inspired co-workers with boundless energy and a joyful attitude that comes with being postal proud.”
Source: USPS News Link