FARMINGTON — A Farmington Municipal School District administrator was honored during a New Mexico educational conference for her work with district employees.

The New Mexico School Personnel Association selected Linda Schilz as its Administrator of the Year. Schilz is the district's assistant superintendent of human resources.

Schilz received her award during an awards luncheon hosted by the New Mexico Coalition of Educational Leaders on July 25 at the Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque.

Schilz said she was honored to receive the award, adding that it's an important position in any school district.

"We have a lot of employees, and we try and support them in their jobs," she said.