Three local girl scouts are working on their Silver Awards, and helping out a lot of kids by doing so.
Do you have a favorite kindergarten memory? In a flyer circulating at the local schools, that's what Girl Scouts Ruth Ricciuti, Gabriella Thompson and Isabella Masciarelli are asking. While many do have those wonderful memories, they are reminding other students that "some children don’t have those great experiences." The scouts, from Troop 30484, are working on their Silver Award Project, which involves helping to give underprivileged children a good start to the new year. Collection boxes placed at the four elementary schools in Northborough will a place to collect new school supplies, as well as gently used books, to support the needy children in Worcester. Those boxes will be in the lobby of the schools through Jan. 18. "The girls are …
"Helping Children in Need" was the core theme of Girl Scout Troop 30478's Silver Award project. They were recognized in June.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Liz Nolan
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Whiz Kids: Girl Scout Troop 30478. Olivia Mott, 14; Lauren McKenna, 13; Rachel English, 13; Megan Robbins, 14; Jenna Lyons, 13; Elizabeth Wig, 14; Haley Lyons, 13, and Meghan Clarke,13. Whiz Kids’ Schools: Eighth Grade, Melican Middle School; Freshman, Algonquin High School and Worcester Academy Whiz Kids’ Accomplishment: Received Girl Scout Silver Award. Whiz Kids’ Key to Awesomeness: What can eight Girl Scouts accomplish in 65 hours? Under the leadership of Sue Crosby and Jen Wig, the scouts of Troop 30478 earned their Silver Award on June 12. The process of the award is involved and the idea for the project must be approved by the Girl Scout Council of Central and Western Massachusetts. A formal project proposal must be submitted, as …