Here’s what her supervisor, Chris Bauernfeind, had to say:
Lauren is one of our Saturday volunteers, and has many talents beyond food prep and scrubbing the GOT reef. She is a Meet Myrtle host extraordinaire with a lot of enthusiasm and knowledge that regularly wows our guests. She is a musician with a YouTube video that has 18,000 views - a parody of the Frozen song "Let it Go": filmed mostly within NEAq's walls.
And lastly, did you know that she recently finished her first and only Boston Marathon?! What started as a casual conversation and me telling her that "anyone can run a marathon if you put the time and effort into it" became a personal challenge for her, and she went from someone who had barely run a few miles to a marathon finisher. That's 26.2 miles, folks. What an amazing achievement, and what's even more amazing is that she trained through this insane Boston winter all while fundraising over $5000 for our Aquarium's outreach programs!
Show your appreciation by taking a look at her Frozen parody and sharing it with your friends!