WAPAKONETA — Ohio State Highway Trooper Alex J. Lampert has been selected 2020 Trooper of the Year at the Wapakoneta post.
Lampert joined the Highway Patrol in 2012 and has served at the Wapakoneta post throughout his career. He is a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and lives in St. Marys with his wife, Jill, and children, Braylon, Bailey, Zoey and Zane.
Lampert, 34, was selected for the honor in recognition of outstanding service during 2020 at the Wapakoneta post, according to a patrol spokesperson. Fellow officers stationed at the Wapakoneta post chose Lampert based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude and cooperation with supervisors, peers and the public.
He is now in contention for the district and state Trooper of the Year awards to be announced at a later date.