GRAHAM, NC - Trooper M.T. Mitchell out of Alamance County received the 'Community Hero Award' from U.S. Representative Mark Walker.

Mitchell received the award for his outstanding dedication to his community and making a difference for many families in the area. Last year, Mitchell made 58 Impaired Driving arrests in Alamance County.

U.S. Representative Mark Walker, left, and Trooper M.T. Mitchell. Submitted photo.

Mitchell played college basketball and leads a team of state troopers who play other public safety professionals. He also mentors local youth teams.

Congressman Walker gave Mitchell a certificate and a U.S. flag that flew in his honor over the U.S. Capitol.

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