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Holt receives prestigious award

Special to the Courier

Left, Judge Gordon Starkenburg of Brazoria County, president of the Justice Court Judges Association, and, right, Judge Jerdy Wolverton of Rusk County, chairman of the awards committee, presented Bandera County Justice of the Peace Judge Lynn Holt with the 2016 Judge of the Year award.

Bandera County Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Lynn D. Holt received the 2016 Judge of the Year award from the Texas Justice Court Judges Association. The award was presented at the association’s recent annual conference in San Antonio.
Holt was one of four finalists from across the State of Texas. The award is presented annually to a justice of the peace who demonstrates a dedication to the judiciary, judicial education and to the association.
Currently, Holt is also an associate member of the Justice of the Peace section of the Texas State Bar. After accepting the award, Holt said, “This a truly humbling experience. The greatest award anyone can receive in life comes from their peers.”