The leadership Benton Mayor David Mattingly displayed in his first year in office earned him a coveted honor Tuesday night: 2011 Citizen of the Year.
The award was presented at the annual Benton Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet.
Other top honors announced at the event included:
â€¢Volunteer of the Year, Ray Baggett.
â€¢Ambassador of the Year, J.J. Bruton.
â€¢Top Recruiter of the Year, Kim Minnix.
â€¢Business Student of the Year, Myra Cloud.
Gary James, executive director of the chamber, announced all of the winners.