The Ditch Witch organization awarded Josh Kennedy of Ditch Witch of Oklahoma with its highest honor for service: the Harold Chestnut Award.
This worldwide award is presented annually to the Ditch Witch parts manager exhibiting superior service most representative of Harold Chestnut, who served as Ditch Witch parts manager for more than 30 years and left a legacy ofdedication, enthusiasm, creativity and confidence to get the job done.
Kennedy began working for Ditch Witch of Oklahoma's Edmond, Okla.-based location part time 11 years ago while attending the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. He began working full time in sales in 2003 and was promoted to department manager in 2008. Kennedy has since helped establish and cultivate every part of his department and the business, resulting in double-digit growth.
Photo: The Charles Machine Works, Inc. (parent company of Ditch Witch), CEO Tiffany Sewell-Howard (right) presents Ditch Witch of Oklahoma's department manager, Josh Kennedy, with the 2012 Harold Chestnut Award for outstanding service.