Eleven Cherokee County firefighters were promoted on Wednesday night, January 8th, during ceremonies held at the Cherokee County Fire Training Complex, located just south of Holly Springs.
After a brief welcome from Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, eleven firefighters were asked to come forward to receive their promotion warrant. Cody Collett, Jacob Gunter, Michael Morgan, Greg Sullivan and Michael Thomas were all promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Three firefighters were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and they were Sgt. Craig Henderson, Sgt. James Lussier and Sgt. Kenneth Williams. Promoted to the rank of Captain were Lt. Nathan Baum and Lt. Jason Williams. Nate Sullivan was also appointed last night to the rank of Battalion Chief
Numerous firefighters, chiefs and family members attended the event. Refreshments were held afterwards in honor of those receiving promotions. Congratulations to all of the firefighters for their recent promotion.