SAN BERNARDINO Twenty-one individuals, businesses and organizations have been nominated for San Bernardino County's Education Medal of Honor recognition, including two locally.

Silver Valley Unified School District School Board President Karen Gray is nominated for Excellence in Education/Education Professional.

The Desert Discovery Center is up for the Volunteer in Action/Service Group award.

Winners will be announced April 29.

The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, the San Bernardino County School Boards Association and the County Communicators Network sponsors the Education Medal of Honor program.

School public relations specialists in Riverside County served as judges for this year's entries.

Shea Johnson may be reached at (760) 256-4126 or at SJohnson@DesertDispatch.com.