Arroyo High Student Named L.A. County Library Volunteer of the Year
By Anne Donofrio-Holter
April 17, 2013 • 505 views
Arroyo High School senior Emily Van has been selected as the Los Angeles County Public Library Volunteer of the Year for 2013.
According to a library spokesperson, volunteer of the year honors represent the most outstanding volunteers. They are selected based on service accomplishments and are supportive of the County’s values of compassion, commitment, a “can do” attitude, accountability, integrity, professionalism, respect for diversity and responsiveness in service.
The spokesperson went on to say volunteering “is vital to the health of your library and your community by providing much needed support to the youth and adults who rely on library services. You will also gain skills and knowledge that will help in your professional career and your personal life. Students can gain community service credit and valuable job experience.”
“Volunteers like Emily help provide the services needed in order to keep facilities open to the public during these trying economic times and we at Arroyo High School are very proud of her accomplishments,” said Principal Oscar Cisneros.