Nutrition adviser named rookie of the year

Tammy Garrett

Tammy Garrett, Penn State extension nutrition education adviser in Cambria County, was recognized as a rookie of the year at the Pennsylvania NutritionLinks annual conference.

The awarded candidates are judged on their character, professional development, professional conduct, helpfulness and enthusiasm.

With nearly three years of programming, Garrett collaborated with various human service agencies in Johnstown and southern Cambria County, to educate income-eligible

families with children the importance of good nutrition and exercise in attaining and maintaining their food resources.