Hometown Hero, an awards program created and operated by Home Federal Bank, honored their 2012 South Knoxville winner on April 30.
At the ceremony, which was held at Home Federal’s South Knoxville branch, Carol Smith was named the 2012 Hometown Hero for the South Knoxville area.
“The purpose of the program is to recognize ordinary people doing extraordinary things,” said Home Federal President Dale Keasling.
Smith, who has cerebral palsy, has served on state and local committees that protect the rights of the disabled. She has also addressed a U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the value of technology. In 2008, Smith worked on a bill which addressed the provisions of community services for intervals with development disabilities.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.