Recognizing Our Finest: Helen

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A new recognition initiative we are starting at is the Recognizing Our Finest series. This is where we get to know one of our employees in a post on our blog The Fine Print. First up is our Marketing Intern, Helen! Helen writes most of the blogs!

  • How long have you been at FineAwards?
  • A month and a half.

  • Describe your job in one sentence.
  • Extending the reach of and making it more accessible on the Internet.

  • Which celebrity deserves an award (and why)?
  • Mumford and Sons deserve all the Grammys.

  • What’s your favorite song to sing in the car?
  • Lay Your Love On Me from the Mamma Mia soundtrack.

  • For your personalized nameplate what elements did you choose and why?
  • A direwolf and Game of Thrones font. I love Game of Thrones, and, as Pete Davidson once said, “direwolves look dope.”

  • If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be?
  • My third great-grandmother Sarah. I love family history, and I recently was able to find out more about her story and visit her hometown, but there is so much I would still love to know.

  • What movie do you watch over and over?
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

  • What is your spirit animal?
  • A polar bear. Learning about the polar bears in the melting Arctic is what inspired me to study renewable energy.

    A black crystal award and clear crystal award, both shaped and etched to look like pints of Guinness.

  • What’s your favorite custom award we’ve created?
  • The Guinness Pint Award

  • Which TV show finale made you the most emotional?
  • Downton Abbey. I sobbed.

  • What’s one thing on your bucket list?
  • Go to the Glastonbury music festival.

  • Where is your favorite place?
  • Penn State.

  • What about you would surprise people?
  • I’m not the best driver.

  • Describe the Fine Awards team in 5 words or less.
  • Collaborative, supportive, hard-working, helpful.

  • In your past jobs, have you been recognized and how?
  • I was not really recognized at my other jobs. I’ve been recognized more in my weeks at than in my entire (short) professional life.

  • Who is a fictional character you identify with?
  • Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers

  • What would be the title of your autobiography?
  • Can We Stop for Coffee First?

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