On September 13th, the Governor of the State of Yucatán, Mexico, during a formal ceremony at the State Hall in Merida (the capital city of Yucatán), awarded Prof. Sara Poot Herrera the highest distinction of the state, the Eligio Ancona Medal.
This is an award given by the government of the state and appointed by the Autonomous University of Yucatán. It is granted to those born in Yucatán, wherever they may reside, for their merits in cultural or artistic activities.
The Medal is the most important of the four awards given by the state.
The following links provide more information about this prestigious award: