Susan Deaton, High Point, NC

High Point, NC, Letter Carrier Susan Deaton

High Point, NC, Letter Carrier Susan Deaton was delivering mail recently when she encountered a customer who was experiencing medical problems, including slurred speech.

Deaton called 911 and waited for paramedics, who took the woman to a hospital. Deaton then resumed her route.

After spending a few days in the hospital, the woman was sent to a nursing home for additional care.

The woman’s neighbor called Deaton “an employee of excellence, perhaps one of many, but certainly one who deserves recognition and commendation.”

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.