Whiz Kids: Waltham Student Helps Disabled Individuals
Local girl can't but help others.
Whiz Kid's Name: Jen Bourque
Whiz Kid's Age: 17
Whiz Kid's School: Waltham High School
Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness: Jen is dedicated to many efforts that support people with challenges. She championed the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at Waltham High School to eliminate the demeaning use of the word retarded. She organized a contest between each grade to see who could get the most pledges. During the summer, Jen volunteer's for Waltham Youth Baseball's Challenger Division for children and young adults with disabilities.