Dolly Hulin, life safety education division chief for the Thomasville, NC, Fire Department, recieved NFPA's 2017 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year during NFPA's Conference & Expo in Boston.
"Dolly is known for using innovative techniques and her own creativity to present NFPA fire and burn safety messages to the evergrowing and changing demographics within Thomasville," said NFPA Board member Kwame Cooper as he presented the award to Ms. Hulin.
Ms. Hulin has been exclusively using NFPA programs and materials since 2005. She calls NFPA the “one-stop-shop” for all of her fire department’s education and prevention efforts. She is known for her extraordinary commitment to fire and burn prevention education and her outreach efforts include Safety Fest, an event she created to raise awareness during Fire Prevention Week. The event is attended by more than 20 area agencies and hundreds of residents.