Girl Scout Troop 153 members Anna Kate, Mary Claire, Maya, Juliet, Hayley, Sarah Katherine, Valena, Maddie, Kellyn, Katherine, and Alison- students at The Altamont Elementary and Liberty Park Elementary Schools,recently earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award for their project: “A Year Helping the Elderly." Their goal was to develop friendship bonds and brighten the lives of residents of Kirkwood by the River. The girls created a friendship tree, as well as seasonal ornaments, that enabled residents to decorate their surroundings throughout the year. Their organization and focus made the project a success.
The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Junior (fourth and fifth grades) 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.
About Girl Scouts of North-Central AlabamaGirl Scouting gives every girl access to life-changing experiences that inspire her to do something BIG! Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama is a United Way community partner and serves over 15,000 girl members grades K-12 and 5,000 volunteers in programs across 36 counties. For more information, call 800-734-4541 or visit girlscoutsnca.org.