EVANSVILLE – Kathy Briscoe, founder of F.C. Tucker Emge REATORS® was awarded the Fred C. Tucker Award on Thursday February 7, 2012. This is the highest award presented by the company each year, and it honors that individual who best exemplifies the highest standards and time-honored traditions initiated by the Company’s founder. The recipient of this award, first and foremost, must possess the qualities of judgment, courage, patience, and vision. In addition, the recipient must have an outstanding dedication and loyalty to the Company, involvement in community affairs, and excellence in the performance of duties, as well as in relationships with clients and associates. There are few people who better exemplify the qualities and characteristics of judgment, courage and patience of our company’s founder than Kathy Briscoe. Kathy began her career in real estate with a small firm in Evansville. As her business grew, Kathy had a desire to affiliate herself with a larger broker that offered more resources. In 1989, Kathy became part of the F.C. Tucker Company, when she joined F.C. Tucker Emge as a co-manager with Kevin Eastridge. In 1991, she and Kevin purchased the F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors franchise. With one location and 30 agents, this new venture created a promising opportunity for Kathy to lead and grow. And grow it did. In 2012, F.C. Tucker Emge ended the year with nearly 160 agents, and 7 locations. The company has an active commercial real estate and property management departments. Regional Title is part of the company’s offerings. Through mergers and organic growth, F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors is the leading real estate company in Southwestern Indiana. This is truly a credit to the leadership Kathy provides day in and day out. As with the company’s founder, Kathy believes in paying her “Civic Rent.” She has served on numerous community boards including the Deaconess Foundation, YWCA, A Network of Evansville Women (ANEW), WNIN and she is currently the chair of the Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana. Kathy is a champion for our community. In addition, Kathy has played an active role with our Board of Realtors, serving as president and in various other capacities. “This award was started in 1970, and is the highest award given within our company. It is for the person who exhibits the company’s tradition of judgment, courage, patience and vision, I can’t think of anyone more deserving than Kathy Briscoe” said Jim Litten, President of F.C. Tucker Company. For those that know Kathy, she truly exemplifies the spirit in which the F.C. Tucker Company was founded. She carries out the mission everyday and serves as a shining example for all she comes in contact with. F.C. Tucker Emge real estate brokers and sales associates are well-trained professionals who understand today’s market trends and current laws governing their profession. As the leading real estate company in Southwestern Indiana, F.C. Tucker Emge prides itself on excellent service throughout your property search and all the way to the closing table. Whether you are searching for your primary residence, vacation home, investment property, building lots, commercial property or upcoming auctions, we encourage you to consider F.C. Tucker Emge for all of your real estate needs. Call toll free at 800-921-0123 or visit us online at www.FCTuckerEmge.com.