Shikellamy teacher to receive award

SUNBURY — A Shikellamy teacher was chosen as Sunbury Rotary Club’s Citizen of the Year.  Ellen Boyer teaches communications, arts, theater and gifted students in the Shikellamy School District.  She will be given the award on March 16 at The Hotel Edison.

Boyer has been at Shikellamy on and off since around 1976.  She has taught many students who have gone on to careers in theater and the arts.  She said, “I am passionate about theater, my students, the arts and preserving the arts, especially in our community.  I am inspired by the students.  I think I learn more from them than they learn from me.”

The Sunbury Rotary Club will present Boyer’s award at The Hotel Edison on March 16 at 6:00p.m.  Dinner is $20 for anyone wishing to attend.  Checks can be written to Sunbury Rotary Club PO Box 202, Sunbury.  You can also make a reservation at The Hotel Edison. (Codi Jade)edison