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First Lady's Outstanding Community Service Awards


Nebraska First Lady, Sally Ganem

Nebraska's Former First Lady Sally Ganem is the former principal of Howard Elementary School in Fremont, Nebraska. Given her lifelong interest and passion for education, the First Lady's Outstanding Community Service Awards have been designed to reflect her commitment to learning.

The First Lady's Outstanding Community Service Awards were presented in recognition of distinguished volunteer service across a wide variety of categories.


  • Lifetime Achievement in Volunteer Service
  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year
  • Outstanding Volunteer Group of the Year
  • Outstanding Service-Learning Program
  • Outstanding School Volunteer Program
  • Outstanding Community Partnership in Education (Group Award)
  • Outstanding Business Support for Education
  • Outstanding Student Leader
  • Outstanding Community Service Project
  • National Service Award
  • Professional Commitment to Service: Debra Hartman Award

Impact Awards Past Honorees
2011
2010
2009
2008


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