TOPEKA - Governor Sam Brownback presented George Dockery (KDOT) with a pin honoring 50 years of service to the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) during a Sept. 22 ceremony held at the Capitol.

Dockery is the Area Engineer of Area Four in the KDOT Southeast Kansas District. He started his employment at KDOT in 1967 and has been the area engineer at KDOT-Pittsburg since 1978. He administers and monitors new construction on the state highway system and oversees the maintenance of state highways in Cherokee, Crawford, Labette and Neosho counties.