LISBON - Trooper Jodi Bowlen and Dispatcher Geraldo Muniz of the Lisbon post of Ohio State Highway Patrol, have been recognized by the patrol.
Bowlen was named the 2013 Trooper of the Year. She joined the patrol in 2010 and served at the Bucyrus post before transferring to Lisbon in 2011. A resident of Austintown, she graduated from Austintown Fitch High School and received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Youngstown State University.
Muniz, who has worked at Lisbon post since joining the patrol in 2008, received the 2013 Telecommunications Award. A graduate of Rayen High School in Youngstown, he has associate's degrees in paralegal studies and applied business from ETI College in Niles. He resides in Campbell with his children, Miguel and Audrina.