Name: Milton S. ZeppHonored by The Carroll...

Name: Milton S. Zepp

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Becoming the Maryland Paramedic Instructor of the Year; he received the award at the annual state Firefighters Association Convention in Ocean City last month


Age: 52

Residence; hometown: Westminster


Education: Graduate of Westminster High School and the Paramedical Training School at the University of Maryland at College Park

Family: Wife: Doris, employed as a customer service representative at Londontown Corp.; daughter: Bonnie, 22, a pastry chef at Fiori Restaurant in Baltimore County; son: Milton Randall, 21, a Marine corporal who just returned from the Persian Gulf and now is stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Place of worship: St. John's Leisters Lutheran Church in Westminster

Activities/hobbies: Lifetime member of the Westminster Volunteer Fire Company; paramedic instructor for Baltimore County Fire Department;also teaches at the Emergency Operations Center in Westminster

Accomplishments: Received Outstanding Young Man in America award from Jaycees; also has earned distinguished service awards from the Baltimore County Fire Department

Recipient's comments: "I was very honored, surprised and proud to receive the award. I have to give a lot of credit to my students, a great bunch of people to work with. They have all been so willing to learn, they have made my teaching career a pleasure."