Katelyn Dennis, Executive Director at Great Bay Kids’ Company was recently given the first annual Julie McConnell Innovation Leader Award at Julie’s recent retirement celebration. Julie McConnell, a leader and champion for early childhood in the state of NH, retired this past month from the Community Loan Fund.

At her retirement celebration in Concord on Thursday March 14th, our very own Katelyn Dennis was awarded the First Annual Julie McConnell Innovative Leader Award, “Awarded for your innovative and inspiring leadership on behalf of New Hampshire’s youngest children and those who serve them.

The recipient of this award is like Julie, a leader who thinks outside the box and inspires people with uncommon kindness and integrity.”