Ackman-Shaw a Project Prevention Champion

Tracy Ackman-Shaw, left, was honored Tuesday by Katie Reed, Rice County Chemical and Mental Health Coalition coordinator, right, as a Project Prevention Champion for her work in helping prevent and reduce youth smoking and vaping. Ackman-Shaw, a public health educator for Rice County, has worked to education adults and teens about the dangers of smoking and vaping, holding several community gatherings to spread the facts. “It’s a great honor to be rewarded for something I dearly love,” she said. Also pictured is Rice County Public Health Director Deb Purfeerst. (Suzanne Rook/Faribault Daily News)

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