HONESDALE - Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers presented the 2015 Golden Stethoscope Awards to two health professionals in recognition for outstanding performances.

The recipients were Kenneth Bannon, a physician assistant at Carbondale Family Health Center, and Krista Hollis, C.R.N.P., an advanced practice nurse at McAndrew Family Health Center in Vandling.

The awards, given annually, recognize clinicians for outstanding leadership, patient satisfaction and loyalty to the health centers, Wayne Memorial Hospital and the community.

Bannon and Hollis were praised by Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers Executive Director Frederick Jackson, who said in a release the recipients demonstrated "extraordinary commitment and professionalism throughout 2014."