St. Tammany Clerk Names Garrett First Ever Deputy Clerk Of The Year
COVINGTON, LA – St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court Melissa R. Henry announced Pearl Garrett has received the Deputy Clerk of the Year Award. This first-time honor was awarded after a vote of the 140 employees of the Clerk of Court's Office.
Garrett is a Civil Minute Clerk in the 22nd Judicial Court, and has been with the Clerk of Court's office for 39 years. She is the longest-serving Deputy Clerk in the office. Garrett is highly respected by her co-workers and management alike, office reps said. In addition to the Deputy Clerk of the Year Award, Garrett was also voted Hardest Worker by her peers. She was also nominated for Best Problem Solver, Fastest Learner, Most Organized and Most Outgoing.
"Pearl has such extensive knowledge of the workings of our civil department that she is the 'go-to' person for all of her co-workers," Henry said. "She is a great problem-solver and often stops her own work to assist co-workers. Pearl is a dedicated employee and takes great pride in her work. That her peers voted for Pearl to receive this honor speaks volumes about the professional respect that she has earned."