Girl Scouts earn Silver Awards
Kennedy Byrd and Briana Farrar of Cary earned Silver Awards, the second-highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Kennedy and Briana collected donations for Haven House Services from local neighborhoods, businesses and community organizations. They stocked and organized two hygiene and supply closets at Haven House with donations.
Chloe Flack and Sierra Foster of Cary earned Silver Awards together. Chloe and Sierra refurbished damaged picnic tables at Mills Park Elementary School, the school that they had attended. They also made informational packets for the PTA and a poster with before and after pictures and information on taking pride in the school.
Kennedy is the daughter of Rodney Byrd and Andrea Owens-Byrd. Briana is the daughter of Joe and Nichole Farrar. Chloe is the daughter of Brian and Laura Flack. Sierra is the daughter of Chris and Gray Foster. They are members of troop 374 led by Cindy Irwin and Susan Stines.
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Girl Scout earns Gold Award
Kelly Harrings of Cary earned the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Harrings improved the kitten room and cat adoption process at Second Chance Pet Adoptions. She closed kittens’ access to the ceiling of their room and built a raised walkway for them to safely explore. She donated a tablet to the shelter to display photos of available cats and allow visitors to search for pets and submit adoption forms electronically.
Harrings is the daughter of Douglas and Darlene Harrings. She is a freshman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her Gold Award as a member of Girl Scout Troop #328 led by Darlene Harrings, Kathy Harrington and Jean Thomsen.