The Susie Buttrick Award is named after our longest running volunteer here at the Aquarium. This award provides the opportunity for a department to provide enrichment to their volunteers’/interns’ experiences at the New England Aquarium. This grant is awarded to a department that meets one or more of the following criteria:
 
  • Develops a thoughtful recognition program for their volunteers and interns.  
  • Implements additional professional development or training of volunteers/interns. 
  • Utilizes the skills and expertise of volunteers for a special project, providing
  • volunteers and interns with a sense of connection to the department and to the New England Aquarium. 
  • Hosts and implements a project initiated by a volunteer or intern.