Gold Award Girl Scouts – Sarah Wang

Sarah Wang is seeking to protect bees everywhere with her Gold Award project, “Bee Friendly.” She identified a prevalent problem in her community: the lack of knowledge about bee conservation tactics. In recent years, pesticides, lack of flowers, pathogens, and parasites have caused the honeybee population to steadily decline. Lack of honeybees would prevent life … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Sarah Wang

Gold Award Girl Scouts – Alina Tong

Girl Scout Alina Tong, 17, from Oak Park previously suffered a traumatic brain injury from which she experienced difficulty returning to her school system. Noticing the lack of awareness surrounding these types of injuries, Alina began her project, “Learn, Prevent, Care: Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness,” to share her experience with students and teachers so that … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Alina Tong

Gold Award Girl Scouts – Kaylee Jacques

Kaylee Jacques is a junior at Oaks Christian School. Her passion for video and photography inspired her Gold Award project, Video for a Cause, for which she created numerous short videos about the organization, Many Mansions, and their services. Many Mansions is a nonprofit corporation that has provided well-managed, service-enriched, affordable housing to low-income residents … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Kaylee Jacques