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Scout projects earn gold award

From Staff Reports

Cailley Michaud
Cailley Michaud

Local Girl Scouts Hannah Sadel, Emily Orton, and Cailley Michaud have received the Gold Award, the top honor that a Girl Scout can earn.

For her project, Hannah addressed the problem of unhealthy eating among college students by creating a blog and social media accounts where she posted healthy recipes and instructional cooking videos. Hannah shared her blog with local colleges and high schools in an attempt to encourage a healthy lifestyle among students.

Hannah is the daughter of Christine and Howard Sadel and a senior at North Raleigh Christian Academy.

For her project, Emily hosted a showcase robotics tournament for local LEGO Robotics teams, where attendees could experiment with coding, prototyping, design, and project management. She hopes the public event will inspire girls to pursue hobbies in STEM.

Emily is the daughter of Liz and Bill Orton and a senior at Holly Springs High School.

For her project, Cailley hosted an event at the Springdale Area Recreation club to educate members on the importance of recycling tennis balls and created a recycling bin for the club. The event, which included an educational presentation, trivia games and a “tennis ball hunt,” resulted in recycling more than 600 balls.

Cailley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Michaud and a senior at Leesville Road High School.