ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has announced the recipient of the first-ever Preston Arkwright Award for service - Misty Fernandez, project manager at the company's Customer Care Center in Henry County. The company created the award to spotlight and recognize the exceptional commitment to service demonstrated by thousands of employees working every day in communities across the state. Jack Dogan, energy services representative in Augusta, and Bobby Wilson, operations support manager in McDonough, were also selected as runners up for the award during a special ceremony held recently at the annual Citizens of Georgia Power statewide meeting.
"Enriching our neighborhoods and improving the lives of those around us is a passion shared by all Georgia Power employees - not just today, but since the very beginning of our company," said Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power. "I am proud of Jack, Misty and Bobby's dedication to their communities and honored to recognize the impact they have made for so many."