Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands honored Barbara Murphy of Chilmark with the Volunteer of the Year award at its annual meeting.

Mrs. Murphy has been a Meals on Wheels volunteer since 2005. She came to the Meals on Wheels program as a volunteer driver after teaching Spanish at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for more than 30 years. Mrs. Murphy grew up in Oak Bluffs and her father was also a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. She and her husband Chris have two daughters, Hope and Mary.