Classmate’s cancer inspires girls’ project

January 26, 2014 

Victoria Cleary, Maxeen Hill, Kaylee Kalaf and Maya Manto of Raleigh have received the Silver Award, the second-highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

For their Silver project, the girls set up a booth at the Give Thanks Walk sponsored by St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. They made blankets for the children at St. Jude’s, walked in the walk-a-thon and recruited others to walk. They were inspired to support this cause after a classmate was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Victoria, Maxeen, Kaylee and Maya are members of Troop 913, led by Allison Barton, Trina Hill and Kirsten Corbell.

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