Clarke University

Clarke University

DUBUQUE ? Bridget Hollingsworth, a 2002 Pekin High School graduate, was recently honored by her alma mater Clarke University.

Hollingsworth received the 2017 Humanitarian Service Award.

Hollingsworth graduated from Clarke in 2006. As a philosophy major and communication minor. she learned to apply critical thinking skills to most aspects of her life. She is currently associate director of Fiduciary Services at Cambridge Investment, where she has been employed for 11 years. Her role is consultative and often requires logic to determine a client?s need. That same logic also can be applied to Hollingsworth?s call to service, which she attributes to her education at Clarke.

Hollingsworth has participated in 10 service trips across the globe. She has participated in building churches, orphanages, homes and a school, worked with a medical team and taught vacation Bible school. She also serves as an elder in her church and volunteers at Pekin High School.