Newport News Business Owner Earns Award From Jefferson Lab

Jefferson Lab and the Department of Energy recently recognized the winner of the laboratory's Small Disadvantaged Business Contractor Award for FY1999.

Jefferson Lab's Deputy Director, Christoph Leemann, presented the award to Beverly Hilton, owner of Hilton's Environmental, Inc. of Newport News during a ceremony attended by lab and DOE officials.

Hilton and her company were complimented for providing outstanding janitorial support service to the lab. In addition, the firm was complemented for its proactive approach to identifying problems and taking corrective actions to resolve them, and for providing additional, high-quality, short-notice cleaning response when needed, without compromising their excellent daily service.

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Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, a joint venture of the Southeastern Universities Research Association, Inc. and PAE, manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, or Jefferson Lab, for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

DOE’s Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, visit science.energy.gov.