Rick C. Shultz of Jackson recently attended Maintenance Engineering's National Awards Banquet in Fargo, N.D. Shultz finished No. 13 in the national field sales force and received the fourth diamond in his M.E. gold ring for sales exceeding $1,500,000 while a fourth diamond was placed in his M.E. gold watch for quarterly growth. Shultz retained his position in the Vice Presidents Club, which represents the top 20 of the company, for the eighth consecutive years. Also he received travel vouchers for his family to take a personal vacation. For reaching the gold sales level, he was presented the Top Producer black M.E. blazer. Shultz is pictured at the awards banquet presentations with Vice President Dennis Leno, left, and President Curt Kesselring, right. M.E. specializes in lighting supplies and is celebrating its 33rd years in business during 2007. Shultz has been with the company for over 10 years and serves the tri-state area, which includes southeast Missouri, as a regional manager. He is married to the former Jan Gotto, originally of Perryville. They have two children and one granddaughter.