Thursday, September 13, 2012

Troop 31 Earns Bronze Award

Troop 31 members Olivia, Holly, Holli, Harper, Rachel, Grace, Mary Margaret, Emily, Amelia Jane, Greer, Louise, Tess, Hannah, Katelyn, Kathleen, Kate, AnnaLisa, Ella, Sophie, Kyndall, Annika, Maddie, Sarah, Grace, Maddie, Martha Louise and Luisa from Brookwood Forest Elementary School, Sara from the Altamont School and Alison from Liberty Park Elementary School recently earned their Girl Scout Bronze Award. The troop worked closely with the Greater Birmingham Humane Society (GBHS) to make a difference in the lives of sheltered animals. Not only did the girls make newspaper rolls for cleaning the cages easily, but they also set up a pet food drive and were able to donate over $500 worth of food to the GBHS. With the monetary donations the girls received, they purchased two small mammal habitats for the GBHS.

The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Junior can earn. This award recognizes that a Girl Scout Junior has gained the leadership and planning skills required to follow through with a project that makes a positive difference in her community.