Congratulations to Captain Scott Hawley, from the Benton County Fire Protection District 2, for being this years EMS Responder of the Year! This past weekend Captain Hawley was awarded the 2021 EMS Responder of the Year for Washington State at the annual 2021 Washington State Fire Fighters' Association Annual Fire School and Conference held in Wenatchee, WA. Captain Hawley has been a volunteer with Benton County Fire District #2 since 1998. He has been in volunteer service to our community for over 22 years. As a Captain and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician for Benton County Fire District #2, Scott responds to a large majority of the calls within this community, working all hours that are available outside of his full-time job as Lieutenant and EMT with Benton County Fire District #6. Those who nominated Captain Hawley, portray him as a positive influence to everyone surrounding him, as well as, a committed and selfless public servant to the community.