Snapshot: Firefighters honored at annual ball


The Zionsville Fire Dept. held its annual Firefighters Ball and Awards Banquet Feb. 4 at Golf Club of Indiana. Guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, a silent auction and an awards ceremony. ZFD presented awards to:

  • Jeremy Vardaman, Rookie of the Year
  • David Plummer, EMT of the Year
  • Drue Goss, Paramedic of the Year
  • Jacob Bledsoe, Firefighter of the Year
  • Jim Castellano of Fire Service Inc., Business Partner of the Year
  • Mark Hart, Administrative Commendation
  • Katie Hermon, Scott Peters, Ryan Luttrull, Sam alley, Andrew Phelps, Derrick Pulse; Life Saving Awards

ZFD also presented Unit Commendations to four groups of firefighters who served the department with excellence in 2016.

Photos by Ann Marie Shambaugh