Last Monday, Elgin Girl Scouts were recognized for their accomplishments with a program hosted by the Elgin Masonic Lodge #328.
The Girl Scouts who were recognized—Dylan Mackay, Addison Prete, Bonnie Halter, Heather Miller, Melodia Sweeney and Erin Grey Ramirez—were awarded certificates for earning their Silver and Gold awards, which are the two highest honors a Girl Scout can receive. These awards are given to scouts who complete projects that address issues in their communities that they are passionate about.
Dylan Mackay received a Silver Award for her GUMC Yellow House project. Addison Prete received a Silver Award for her project, The Learning Center. Bonnie Halter and Heather Miller received a Silver Award for their cookbook project. Melodia Sweeney received a Silver Award for her project giving toiletry bags for foster children. Erin Grey Ramirez earned a Gold Award for her project, "Our History, one snap at a time."