CASA of Harrison County recognized two special people Wednesday evening at an awards ceremony.
Ellen and Billy Alexander have been named Volunteers of the Year by the National CASA-Guardian Ad Litem Association for Children.
They are among the nearly 97,000 volunteers from the program nationwide. The award recognizes volunteers who have made significant contributions to promoting the best interests of children.
Ellen and Billy have volunteered together for the last eight years, advocating for 83 children during that time.