Cherokee County Fire
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Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services Promotes Eleven

January 10, 2020

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.

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Attending the promotion ceremony were (front row - left to right) Sgt. Michael Morgan, Sgt. Jacob Gunter, Sgt. Cody Collett, Sgt. Greg Sullivan and Sgt. Michael Thomas.  Standing on the back row were (left to right) Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, Lt. Jason Williams, Capt. Nathan Baum, Capt. James Lussier, Lt. Craig Henderson, Lt. Kenneth Williams, Battalion Chief Nate Sullivan, Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson and Operations Chief, Shane West.
Attending the promotion ceremony were (front row - left to right) Sgt. Michael Morgan, Sgt. Jacob Gunter, Sgt. Cody Collett, Sgt. Greg Sullivan and Sgt. Michael Thomas. Standing on the back row were (left to right) Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, Lt. Jason Williams, Capt. Nathan Baum, Capt. James Lussier, Lt. Craig Henderson, Lt. Kenneth Williams, Battalion Chief Nate Sullivan, Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson and Operations Chief, Shane West. (click image for slideshow)
Nate Sullivan was appointed to the rank of Battalion Chief.
Nate Sullivan was appointed to the rank of Battalion Chief.
Nate Sullivan receives his appointment to Battalion Chief as family members look on.
Nate Sullivan receives his appointment to Battalion Chief as family members look on.
Nathan Baum with his family as he is promoted to the rank of Captain.
Nathan Baum with his family as he is promoted to the rank of Captain.
Jason Williams with his family as he is promoted to Captain.
Jason Williams with his family as he is promoted to Captain.
James Lussier with his family as he is promoted to Lieutenant.
James Lussier with his family as he is promoted to Lieutenant.
Craig Henderson receives his promotion to Lieutenant.
Craig Henderson receives his promotion to Lieutenant.
Kenneth Williams with his family as he is promoted to Lieutenant.
Kenneth Williams with his family as he is promoted to Lieutenant.
Jacob Gunter was promoted Wednesday night to the rank of Sergeant.
Jacob Gunter was promoted Wednesday night to the rank of Sergeant.
Greg Sullivan with his family as he is promoted to Sergeant.
Greg Sullivan with his family as he is promoted to Sergeant.
Michael Thomas' family look on as he is promoted to Sergeant.
Michael Thomas' family look on as he is promoted to Sergeant.
Cody Collett with his family as he is promoted to Sergeant.
Cody Collett with his family as he is promoted to Sergeant.
Michael Morgan is promoted to Sergeant on Wednesday night.
Michael Morgan is promoted to Sergeant on Wednesday night.