Two Triangle Girls Scouts recently earned their Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.
Anja Sheppard of Chapel Hill collected books to donate to an orphanage in Haiti and built bookshelves to establish a library there. Anja is the daughter of Scott and Claudia Sheppard and is a junior at the N.C. School of Science and Math. She is a Shodor Education Foundation intern and a Special Olympics volunteer coach.
Claire Cajka of Durham organized three STEM Fairs at Durham libraries, created an informative website database and printed a booklet to promote STEM programs for girls. Claire is the daughter of Catherine and James Cajka and is a senior at The Hawbridge School in Saxapahaw. She is an intern with a special effects makeup artist and plays the piano, drums and ukulele.