Early this morning the Washington State Patrol held a promotion ceremony for six individuals who have gone above and beyond for the agency.

Sergeant Mark R. Tegard/111, Bremerton was promoted to Lieutenant/41, Field Operations Bureau.

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Trooper Robert G. Atkinson/323, Commercial Vehicle Division was promoted to Sergeant/233, Hoquiam.

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Trooper Timothy J. Crane/684, Marysville was promoted to Sergeant/164, Bellevue.

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Trooper Nathan R. King/623, Marysville was promoted to Sergeant/223, Hoquiam.

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Kateri A. Candee, Information Security Officer, Criminal Records Division was promoted to ACCESS/Collision Records Section Manager, Criminal Records Division.

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Andrew J. Amendala, Information Technology Specialist 5, Information Technology Division was promoted to Information Technology Systems and Applications Specialist 6, Information Technology Division.

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Congratulations to all six promotees and thank you again for your hard work.