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Green Hope High School student to have play produced for KidsWrite

Hannah Groover, a freshman at Green Hope High School, will have her play, “00?” or “Double O What?” produced as part of the Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh’s KidsWrite 2012 Festival of New Plays.

Performances of “00?” plus four other short plays by area students will be at 7:30 p.m. June 1-2 and at 2 p.m. June 3 at Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk St., Raleigh. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. For information, call 919-834-4001 or visit

Cary Girl Scouts earn Bronze awards

The 11 fourth graders of Girl Scout Troop 1801 in Cary have given over 150 hours of service and hundreds in donations in an effort to earn their Bronze Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve.

Hannah Morton and Zara Van Hemert worked together to sew over 100 bead bags for the Striving For More Beads of Courage program at UNC Children’s Cancer Hospital. In addition, they collected over 100 scented lip balms, stuffed animals and washable markers for Wake Med Children’s Hospital.

Becca Lewis, Sonali Lalka and Carissa Wadsack-Stewart planted an herb garden in Cary’s Bond Park and educated their Girl Scout sisters about composting.

Abby Lundergan and Emma Berninger built a dog house for Animal Ministries and made over 100 cat toys for the SPCA of Wake County. In addition, they collected kitten food to donate to the SPCA of Wake County.

Chloe Cassidy and Eliza Hancock put together 108 lunch bags for the Raleigh Rescue Mission’s Emergency Shelter.

Savannah Williams and Sophia Winger created breakfast bags and collected hundreds of plastic grocery bags for the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry.

This June, the girls will travel to Washington, D.C. to receive their Bronze awards.

Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak