A change in career paths more than a decade ago, from testing school children then to testing water samples today, has led one Sussex County employee to top honors in her field of work.
Ann Hobbs, a wastewater operator and laboratory manager for the South Coastal Regional Wastewater Facility near Bethany Beach, was honored Thursday as the Delaware Wastewater Operator of the Year during a ceremony at the Delaware Technical Community College-Owens Campus in Georgetown.
Hobbs was selected by the college for the honor from a field of nine nominees from across the First State. There are 459 licensed operators in Delaware.
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