The award recognizes the important role that service workers have in Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon and Ottawa counties. ESA winners display pride in their job, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and habits, and punctuality, and complete work on time.
The nominator described Lutz as a bus driver who goes above and beyond serving students, parents and colleagues.
“She takes time to communicate with and encourage the bus riders in a positive manner,” according to the nominator. “She takes ownership of her kids and guides them gently through any social challenge.”