Gold Award Girl Scouts Anika Shetty, Daphne Maskrey, and Felicity Gonzalez

Gold Award recipient Anika Shetty Empowering young voices to lead our future generations has been a core value of Girl Scouts since its founding in 1912. Today, we are thrilled to see Girl Scout Gold Award recipients Anika Shetty, Daphne Maskrey, and Felicity Gonzalez take a modern approach to this longtime mission by creating virtual … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts Anika Shetty, Daphne Maskrey, and Felicity Gonzalez

Walkway of Wisdom – Edyn Stepler

Mental health problems can affect many areas of students’ lives, reducing their quality of life, academic achievement, physical health, and relationship satisfaction. Seventeen-year-old Girl Scout Gold Award recipient, Edyn Stepler, recognized the severity of this situation and was inspired to take action by creating the campaign and art project, Walkway of Wisdom. “The aim of … Continue reading Walkway of Wisdom – Edyn Stepler

Covid-19 Eco-Friendly Face Masks and Virtual Class – Cecilie Rasmussen

Cecilie Rasmussen Now more than ever, it’s important to wear face masks to protect ourselves and those around us. But when those masks aren’t disposed of properly, they can do serious damage to our environment and the animals that inhabit it. On the other hand, not everyone can afford to buy pricey new reusable face … Continue reading Covid-19 Eco-Friendly Face Masks and Virtual Class – Cecilie Rasmussen

Expanding the Minds of the Blind in Thailand through the English Language – Jessica Shiflett

Jessica Shiflett, a current senior at Adolfo Camarillo High School, is half Thai and has had the privilege of visiting family in Thailand every summer. Year after year, she was shocked to see the number of visually impaired individuals on the streets in each city she went to. While Thai students in traditional primary schools … Continue reading Expanding the Minds of the Blind in Thailand through the English Language – Jessica Shiflett

Rodenticide and its Effect on our Local Wildlife – Molly McNulty

Molly McNulty is a senior at Newbury Park High School. After noticing an increasing amount of reports on the death of regional predators, such as mountain lions, from the consumption of rodenticide, she became inspired to educate her community on the impact of these harmful chemicals on wildlife. Focusing on local owl populations, she noted … Continue reading Rodenticide and its Effect on our Local Wildlife – Molly McNulty