Emily Koonjy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Koonjy of Oak Ridge graduated from William Paterson University on May 15. The commencement ceremony was held at the Prudential Center in Newark for almost 2000 graduates.
Emily received her bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Emily is the recipient of the university’s Maltese Award which recognizes the student’s achievements in media production and was named to the Tau Sigma National Honor Society. She was also named to the Deans List.
Emily is looking to plan her way through life-literally, Emily graduated DePaul High School in Wayne in 2014 and always knew she wanted a career in Event Planning. “It takes a person with high energy, excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to multitask in stressful situations to be a successful Event Planner, and I definitely think this is the right career for me.”
Emily already has a strong resume, in 2016 she interned as an Event Planner for Context Media in New York City and worked three years as a wedding planner at two wedding venues in New Jersey.
“It was an honor to graduate from William Paterson University and I look forward to using the education and experience I received as I move forward with my career in Event Planning”.