He is more than just the man behind the broom. The ‘Just Like Harold Award’ is an award given to employees who have shown excellence in the ways Harold was wonderful – like his spirit, love for life, and joy for every part of a job. For Kornelijus Zakaras, his work ethic is why he was nominated.
The American naturalist and author Enos Mills wrote, “Within National Parks is room — glorious room — room in which to find ourselves, in which to think and hope, to dream and plan, to rest and resolve.” His words seem to be written for Wendy Ross, a woman whose entire life is virtually woven into the fabric of our national parks.
Maybe you’ve seen her? It may have been during one of the employee campfires, or at the Life Skills Center where she sits with people from every country, or perhaps you met her while she was behind the counter of the Rough Riders Gift shop totaling up your purchase.