Reserve Deputy Helen Corbett was named the 2012 Cherokee Sheriff's Office Reserve Unit's Deputy of the Year.
The Unit recognized Corbett during its annual banquet last Wednesday in Canton.
Corbett has volunteered in the Reserve Unit for 15 years.
In 2012, the Reserve Unit consisted of 14 deputies, staffed by seven certified and seven auxiliary members.
The unit functions as a service arm of the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office.
In 2012 the Unit preformed a total of 5,811 hours of service for the Sheriff’s Office including civic events, DUI Task Forces, Uniform Patrol Operations patrols and Adult Detention Center shifts.
Last year, the Unit raised over $13,000 dollars for the Christmas Joy Program, which allowed the unit to provide toys, food and basic necessities for 212 children and 85 elderly residents of Cherokee County.