Deputy Duwayne Gibbs receives Employee of the Month award for Dare

Published 9:02 am Monday, January 20, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Duwayne Gibbs, school resource officer at Manteo High School, is the January Dare County Employee of the Month. Sheriff Doug Doughtie presented Gibbs with the award at the January 6 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Gibbs has been with the Dare County Sheriff’s Office for two years and in that time he has made a lasting impact on the people he works with — both students and colleagues.

“Duwayne Gibbs has been a major asset to Manteo High School. Since the day he stepped foot in the building, his calm demeanor and unflappable attitude have made him a steady enforcer within the school,” said Doughtie during the presentation.

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“He is an advocate for students in and out of the building, has been known to be a mentor to those that need it most and is a confidant in some very sensitive situations,” Doughtie added.

In closing, Doughtie remarked that Gibbs is a phenomenal employee of the sheriff’s office.



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