Lynchburg paramedics recognized with 2017 Governor's EMS Awards

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- In Lynchburg, two Centra paramedics have been recognized with state-wide awards.

June Leffke and Benjamin Bond won the 2017 Governor's EMS Awards for the Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS and the Outstanding EMS Provider award respectively.

Both Leffke and Bond work for Centra One and were selected out of thousands of submissions.

Governor Terry McAuliffe also recognized nine other outstanding EMS providers and organizations from across the commonwealth.