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LCEEC Center Director to Receive Environmental Partnership Award

SCRANTON, Pa. – Nov. 12, 2020 – Sharon Yanik-Craig, director of the Lackawanna College Environmental Center (LCEEC) is among the recipients of the 2020 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards. Yanik-Craig will be honored during a virtual 30th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment event on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m.

The award recognizes individuals and organizations in northeastern Pennsylvania that have achieved environmental protection or conservation through partnerships.

Yanik-Craig was nominated by Lackawanna College for being a role model for environmental stewardship, fostering key partnerships and serving as an instrumental environmental educator in northeastern Pennsylvania.

As the Director of the LCEEC, Yanik-Craig has developed college-level environmental programs to educate and prepare students for careers as park rangers and environmental educators. She has also reached thousands of children and adults through hands-on camps and environmental programming.

“While I am honored to be a recipient, this award is possible because of current and former Lackawanna College administration investing in environmental education, our community partners who offer valuable experiences to our students and our educators who bring our programs to life,” said Yanik-Craig.