GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—West Catholic’s robotics director is being honored for her commitment to the high school’s robotics program.
Mary Beth Zakfeld received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from David Price of GE Aviation Systems on Saturday, Feb. 2. The prestigious award recognizes people whose commitment to their community inspires others to volunteer. As part of the honor, Zakfeld received a congratulatory letter of recognition from President Obama, along with a commemorative pin.
In addition to her work with West Catholic, Zakfeld has also spent numerous hours working with Kettering University, Aquinas College and Catholic Central to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in Grand Rapids.