LIMA — Craig Rower was named Allen/Oakwood Correctional Institution’s officer of the year for 2019. Rower’s career started with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation in 1989. He worked for the Lima Correctional Institution before joining AOCI in 2004. Rower is also being considered for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s officer of the year.
Brenda Guice, an administrative professional, was named AOCI’s employee of the year. Guice has worked for correctional departments since 1996, starting with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation, Lima Correctional, Toledo Correctional, North Central Correctional and now AOCI.