By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Milford woman was honored last week, as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 2019 class of Unsung Heroines. State Representative Brian Murray of Milford nominated Lisa White for this recognition because of her commitment in meeting the diverse health, social, emotional and educational needs of students and their families in the community. Ms. White was honored with 130 other Unsung Heroines for her outstanding contributions in a ceremony at the State House. White is a Registered Nurse who has served various roles in the Milford Public Schools for almost 20 years. She is presently a Wellness Nurse and has worked to Implement and coordinate programs for behavioral health and substance abuse prevention, education, and awareness. She facilitates health education programming for students with intellectual disabilities, serves as a liaison between school staff and community agencies to identify students at risk, Provides professional development to teachers, coaches and parents covering various health topics, andvc Participates in numerous community agencies and organizations. She has also served as a volunteer for the Milford Summer Food Program, bringing meals to our underserved students. Murray says she’s a board member at the Milford Youth Center and provides free alterations to prom gowns for students in need at Jackie’s Boutique. Lisa is a tireless advocate for the physical, social and emotional health of Milford’s children. She is passionate in her belief of giving back to her community with her sole purpose to improve the quality of life for our families. Representative Murray says The Unsung Heroines are women who do not make the news, but make a difference. They are the women who use their time, talent and enthusiasm to enrich the lives of others and make a difference in their neighborhoods, cities and towns.