Mount Gilead - Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Joshua G. Stryker has been selected 2013 Trooper of the Year at the Mount Gilead post.
The selection of Trooper Stryker, age 28, is in recognition of outstanding service during 2013. Fellow troopers stationed at the Mount Gilead post, chose Trooper Stryker based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude, and cooperation with supervisors, peers, and the public.
Trooper Stryker, a Mt. Vernon High School graduate joined the Highway Patrol in 2007, serving at the Mount Gilead post after graduating from the 148th Academy Class.