Monday, April 27, 2015

Girl Scouts of Troop 87 - ‘Book Buddies’ Earns Silver Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –April 27, 2015– KaiLian Q. Davis, Grace Bagwell and Anna Karg, 9th graders in Hoover and members of Girl Scout Troop 87, recently earned their Girl Scout Silver Award. Their project, Book Buddies, was developed in order to collect and distribute books for underprivileged children. The ongoing work included creating hand-made book bags. They used community outreach to collect necessary items such as books and T-shirts. With the help of services in their community, they identified places where they could reach groups of children. The girls successfully shared their love of reading and demonstrated the importance of sharing.

The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. This award symbolizes a Girl Scout Cadette's accomplishments in Girl Scouting and community activities as she matures and works to better her life and the lives of others.

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Girl 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 14,000 girl members grades K-12 , and 4,000 volunteers in programs across 36 counties. For more information, call 800-734-4541 or visit