Chad Smith is Trooper of the Year, while Darla Johnson received the Telecommunications Award.
The Wilmington Post of Highway Patrol has selected Chad E. Smith as its 2011 Trooper of the Year. The 28-year-old joined the Highway Patrol in 2007.
The Post's Telecommunications Award was awarded to Darla M. Johnson. The 28-year-old dispatcher joined the Patrol in 2006.