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School custodian from Spangle a finalist for Janitor of the Year

Ottosen (Courtesy/Cintas website)
Ottosen (Courtesy/Cintas website)

A school custodian from Spangle is among 10 finalists for Janitor of the Year, a contest hosted annually by Cintas, which makes janitorial supplies.

Jerry Ottosen has worked at Liberty High School for 38 years, and “is constantly trying to help students, staff and community members with his helpful attitude and relentless work ethic,” his nomination says.

Ottosen was among nearly 630 janitors nationwide nominated. The public is encouraged to vote for Janitor of the Year here; the deadline is April 15.

The winner receives $5,000 plus $5,000 in products and services for his or her school. Finalists all receive $500.

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