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Corps of Engineers recognizes Tower City, N.D., resident

Published May 2, 2013
The St. Paul District selected park ranger and natural resource specialist Scott Tichy as one of its three Civil Servants of the Year.

The St. Paul District selected park ranger and natural resource specialist Scott Tichy as one of its three Civil Servants of the Year.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected Tower City, N.D., resident Scott Tichy as one of its three Civil Servants of the Year this year.

The St. Paul District presents this award annually to the top three or four of its 700 employees. Tichy, who's worked for the Corps of Engineers for more than 21 years, is a park ranger and natural resource specialist at Lake Asthabula in Valley City, N.D.

Tichy received this award in recognition for his outstanding support to his community during the past year. In addition to the excellent interpretation and community relations work he did at Lake Ashtabula, he supported his local park board and Ducks Unlimited chapter.

“Scott is an outstanding park ranger. He possesses excellent community relations skills as seen in his involvement with his church, his interpretation of Corps Water Safety messages and his work with various community groups, providing expertise in trail maintenance, construction, forestry and recreation,” said Rich Schueneman, Tichy’s supervisor. “A passion for the outdoors, a strong commitment to community and family and outstanding leadership skills are hallmarks of Scott’s career at the Corps of Engineers.”

Tichy will receive his award at the 36th Annual Minnesota Federal Civil Servant of the Year Awards in St. Paul, Minn., May 3.

The nearly 700 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2011 $175 million budget, nearly 2,800 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $271 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

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