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Woman Gets High 5 for Efforts to Educate Children Worldwide

Woman Gets High 5 for Efforts to Educate Children Worldwide

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(KSL News) A woman in Murray got a High 5 this morning for her work with a nonprofit organization that educates children across the globe.

Jackie Trujillo worked as a car hop at the original Kentucky Fried Chicken in Salt Lake back in 1953. She worked her way up the ladder. When she ended her career, she was the CEO of the Harmon Management Corporation.

In the last three years she's been retired but still extremely busy.

She recently returned from helping build schools in Africa. It's part of her work with an organization called Mali Rising Foundation.

She was nominated for a High 5 by coworker N. Yeah Samaké.

"We just thought this was the best way to come and say thank you, Jackie," Samaké said. "We appreciate what you're doing, and we appreciate your leadership at the Mali Rising Foundation."

Trujillo responded, "This is a wonderful thing to do because education is so important for the future, for America, for the world."

Jackie received a gift basket from the Thanksgiving Point Emporium as a thank you for all the great work she does.

You can submit your High 5 nominations by following the link on this page.

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