WWBPA’s Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Kim Meersma, a WWBPA student advisor since the end of 8th grade and the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from the WWBPA.

In her essay, she wrote:

“As I have learned through my five years of experience as a Student Advisor, the best way to convince people of the importance of building a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community is to have them experience a bicycle ride or a walk for themselves. Through events such as the Community Bike Ride, and the walk to the Farmers Market, cyclists and walkers of all ages and experience levels are able to see that given a safe route, they are able to reach places around the community without a car.”

Kim is graduating from WW-P High School South and is headed to UMass in Amherst, where we hope she will continue to promote biking and walking. We thank her for all she has done for the WWBPA and West Windsor.

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One Response to “WWBPA’s Scholarship Winner”

  1. Ray Garcia says:

    Congratulations to young Ms. Meersma.
    I trust that she will be a credit to her education and her desire to stay healthy riding her bike.

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