2012 Jean Walsh Scholarship

2012 Annual Jean Walsh Scholarship Award

Katrina Burkett (Murrysville Chapter) has been chosen as the recipient of the 2012 Jean Walsh Scholarship Award. She will be applying the $500 scholarship grant towards continuing education focusing on curriculum and instructional strategies for tutoring students as well as training in technology and marketing.

Katrina is co-owner of the Huntington Learning Centers in Monroeville, Greensburg, and North Hills.

Since 1996, Katrina, her business partners and team of teachers, have been working with students of all ages to improve reading, writing, math, study skills and test taking skills to help them reach their potential and achieve success in school.

As an active member of the Murrysville Chapter since 2009, Katrina has served in a variety of leadership roles including Chapter Representative, Chapter Chair and Chair of the Annual Dinner. She is a member of the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce, Co-chair of the Chamber Education Committee and a Board Member of the Monroeville Foundation.

Katrina looks forward to providing training and development for the teaching staff at Huntington Learning Center to continue to offer each student the best possible educational experience at Huntington.

The Women’s Business Network has been awarding this scholarship grant annually at their Holiday Breakfast each December since 1994 in honor of Jean M. Walsh who died of cancer. The scholarship commemorates the life of a woman who was instrumental in the establishment and development of the organization. Women’s Business Network has approximately 400 members from the Southwestern Pennsylvania area and is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build an effective organization of women business owners and professionals committed to integrity of performance and service, as well as, the creative exchange of business.