Richard Stockton College Police Department Sgt.Tracy Stuart, 42, of Barnegat, with Stockton's first K-9 Dog, Hemi, trained in explosives detection. Stuart is the college's Officer of the Year.

More than 30 years’ experience reporting and editing for newspapers and magazines in Illinois, Colorado, Texas and New Jersey and 1985 winner of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association’s John Murphy Award for copy editing.