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Kings Island's Over the Top award presented to six Kings Island seasonal and part-time associates for the week ending September 13

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Kings Island's Over the Top award presented to six seasonal and part-time associates for the week ending September 13

Don Helbig

Area Manager Digital Marketing - Kings Island

Twitter: @DonHelbig 


As we begin a new week of content on the Kings Island Blog, we wanted to share with our readers the next group of deserving seasonal and part-time associates that were presented with the “Over the Top” award this past weekend by the park’s vice president and general manager, Mike Koontz. The award, introduced in July, recognizes associates for what they’re doing to make the guest experience memorable by exceeding their expectations and what they’re doing for others.

A total of 50 seasonal and part-time associates have received the Over the Top award, including six from this past weekend featured below.

Aimee, Food and Beverage

Kings Island Over the Top Award Recipient and the General Manager

Athena, Games

Kings Island Games Employee Accepts the Over the Top Award

Breauna, Food and Beverage

Kings Island Food and Beverage Employee Receives the Over the Top Award

Duante, Merchandise

Kings Island Merchandise Employee Receives the Over the Top Award

Julie, Operations

Kings Island Employee Receives the Over the Top Award from the Park General Manager

Ryan, Merchandise

Employees receive the Kings Island Over the Top Award

Congratulations to each of last week’s recipients of the Over the Top award!

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