Volunteer of the Week - Sean O’Connor

May. 17, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

Sean O’Connor

Book Harvest

Volunteer for 4 years

Sean O’Connor understands the importance of books.  As co-founder and leader of the Book Harvest Club at Durham Academy, he plays a pivotal role in bringing books to those who need them, especially children.  Sean devotes hours of his time, both during the school year and during the summer, to collecting books, sorting them and transporting them.  He recognizes that literacy is the single most important skill that young people need in order to be successful. 

In addition, Sean spends several hours each day taking care of his ailing grandmother.  In the words of his supervisor, Anne McNamara, “A young man who volunteers his time bringing good things to young children and the elderly is truly outstanding.” 

Thank you, Sean O’Connor, for being an inspiration to your classmates and for doing such important work for our community!