Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Employee Receives Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year Award
Long-time Junior Achievement volunteer and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory employee, Bridget Bersell was recently named Junior Achievement’s 2019 Volunteer of the Year! Awarded annually to a local volunteer, the Volunteer of the Year award is one of the highest honors given by our Junior Achievement of Washington, Southeastern Region office.
Bridget has a passion for helping students prepare for the workforce and has been an advocate for JA many years. An incredible classroom volunteer for 16 years, Bridget has inspired hundreds of students in the classroom. Bridget also serves as Company Coordinator for JA’s annual Bowling Classic, organizing 11 bowling teams. Tamra Meyer, Regional Director of Junior Achievement, Southeastern Region, stated “Bridget has made a huge difference in the lives of our students. She is a wonderful supporter of JA and is always willing to share the mission with great enthusiasm. She is an inspiration to the students she works with and those around her.”
Bridget, a Team Battelle volunteer, stated “I volunteer for so many reasons. I truly think giving back to the community is something we should all aspire to do. There is something remarkable and unique about being a JA volunteer. Helping students realize the potential their future holds and seeing them respond to that potential is an incredible feeling.”
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