Recently, several individuals were recognized for their outstanding efforts and service at the annual Members and Friends of the Kettle Creek Environmental Education (EE) Center’s Dinner.
•2016 Conservation Educator of the Year: Patti O’Keefe, from Canadensis. O’Keefe teaches general science and biology to sixth through 12th grade students at Evergreen Community Charter School. She was a founding member of the Charter School established in 2006.
•2016 Volunteer of the Year: Bill and Helen Miller of Mount Pocono. Bill and Helen are long-time volunteers with Kettle Creek and have been a constant presence at our newsletter mailings over the years.
•2016 Stanley Becker Environmental Resource Scholarships: Gabriel Schaefer of Effort, Stanley Becker was a long-time member of the EE Center. The Stanley Becker Environmental Resource Scholarship was established by his wife and family to recognize an outstanding Monroe County High School student who was chosen to pursue an environmental major at college. Gabriel Schaefer of Effort is this year’s recipient.