The Oklahoma Department of Corrections honored many dedicated employees this week during the department's annual awards ceremony. The event featured videos highlighting staff achievements, including a group of North Fork Correctional Center staff at Sayre who saved an inmate's life. Additionally, Sgt. Christopher Chapa, of North Fork was named correctional officer of the year. The life saving award went to North Fork staff members Sgt. Chapa, Lisa Hall, Misty Gilreath, Kelsey Ramirez and Thomas Eslinger.