Sara Christensen, deputy director of Yates County Public Health, was awarded with the Excellence in Community Service Award on behalf of the Penn Yan Central School District for her work to ensure staff and students health and wellness throughout the pandemic.
Christensen worked to provide guidance to the school for the year of 2019-20 and this past year. She supported health and safety procedures in order to help students get a full-time education.
The award was a surprise and presented during the 4th and 5th grade awards ceremony where Christensen received a standing ovation.
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