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2016 Star of Life: Lawrence Billotto, MEDIC

2016 AAA Star of Life Lawrence Billotto

Lawrence Billotto: Mechanic
MEDIC (Mecklenburg EMS Agency): Charlotte, N.C.

Lawrence “Larry” Billotto is recognized as a Star of Life this year for his dedication to the mission of MEDIC. Since 1998, Larry has kept MEDIC’s fleet in tip-top shape as a skilled mechanic. His knowledge of his job is unsurpassed. In fact, he serves as one of the primary road safety system controllers on all agency vehicles, and participates in multiple agency improvement project work teams.

When not at work, Larry continues to embody the principles of MEDIC. Larry works as an EMT for Novant Healthcare Special Events and as a volunteer firefighter in his community. Sacrificing his personal time to help others, Larry is also active in his church, participates in mission trips and helps others who are less fortunate by showing them compassion and care. According to his co-workers, these are the qualities that embody the meaning of a Star of Life.