“And of course the week before was like the busiest week probably of the entire year. I had like five projects running,” Hawkins said.
Jordan Hawkins, junior research scientist at Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) in Springfield, enters a code on a keypad that grants here access to the lab.
She normally arrives around 7 in the morning, and sometimes doesn’t leave until 6 p.m.
“It’s kind of what just needs to be done, and it’s very easy to do that when you have a passion for your work,” Hawkins said.