Center for Community Engagement

'Senior Center Angel': Bessie Young's dedication to local elderly community spans an Amherst career

Bessie Young '11 is glowingly featured in this Daily Hampshire Gazette piece, which tells the story of her near four years of working with the Amherst Senior Center. Young began her relationship with the Center through a class in psychology, a commitment to artistic expression, and a deep interest in people. She has been awarded a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant and is currently an applicant for the Watson Fellowship.