SUDBURY -- After 25 years of teaching on Manitoulin Island, Assiginack Public School teacher Heather Jefkins was given a top honour for all of her hard work.

This week, she was at Rideau Hall in Ottawa for the 2019 Governor General’s History Awards, taking home a medal for Excellence in Teaching.

Catch the full interview on CTV News at Five Friday, Jan. 24 or find online here later.