INWOOD, W.Va. - Musselman High School has been named the winner of the Sue Niestroy-Wilson Award for its efforts to start a smoking- cessation program.
The American Lung Association, in partnership with the West Virginia Department of Education, Regional Education Service Agency VIII and the West Virginia Division of Tobacco Prevention, made the announcement.
The school received $250 and the school facilitator, Amber Stokes, was awarded $200 for providing the Not On Tobacco class.
This award is named in memory of Sue Niestroy-Wilson, whose dedication and devotion to the children and families of West Virginia made her one of the first pioneers and visionary leaders in developing prevention and cessation programs in the state. Her work earned her the respect, cooperation and support of peers and parents, as well as state and local officials.
Ron Stephens, Musselman High School principal, and Stokes, the class faciliator, were presented their awards Friday, Sept. 28.