APCO Utah held its 8th Annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on Wednesday. Awards were presented for various categories in recognition of distinguished service in support of public safety. VECC won the award for the Large Agency Incident of the Year 2010 -2011 for the Machine Gun Fire of September 19-20, 2010. The award cited the work of 70 VECC employees who assisted in the incident for their outstanding performance and commendatory accomplishments. Additionally, Gigi Smith was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award for her hard work and dedication to public safety while serving as an executive board member of the Utah Chapter of APCO, the Regional Director for APCO’s Western Region, and as a member of the APCO, International’s Executive Board.