Aquarium names Volunteer of Year

Filed under: Roanoke Island by roanokeisland on Monday, December 10th, 2012

Theresa Edwards was recently named Volunteer of the year at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Edwards, a volunteer since 2011, has all the qualities of an ideal volunteer – reliable and always smiling and happy to be of service to others.

Edwards volunteers at the popular Close Encounters exhibit, where she take particular note of the condition of the animals and, in her quiet, gentle way, assists visitors and teaches them about the animals in her care. She enjoys joining in volunteer enrichment activities and always shows interest in increasing her knowledge. Her smile and natural curiosity are contagious!

Pictured, front row left to right: Kathryn Buckley, educator; Wendie Paramore, librarian & registrar; Theresa Edwards, volunteer of the year; Shannon Brooks, volunteer coordinator. Back row: Kate Degnan, educator; Pat Raves, education curator; Dia Hitt and Kat Fourhman, educators.