Karen Hebert, a paraprofessional at Jackson Elementary School (JES), received the Extra-Mile Employee Recognition Award from the Butts County Board of Education during its meeting on Tuesday, March 10. Hebert was nominated by JES Paraprofessional Chetoya Fish for always going above and beyond her duties. “Karen wears her smile as often as her badge. She treats her kindergarten students with love, respect and kindness,” said Fish in her nomination letter. Hebert is shown (left) receiving her award from Butts County Board of Education member Clifford Marshall (District 4).