Girl Scouts River Valleys’ Gold Award recipient, Andrea Rustad, was featured in the Twin Cities Pioneer Press this weekend for her project, “Feed and Flutter: Promoting Monarch Habitats” that addressed the declining number of monarchs by working to preserve monarch butterfly habitats and help her city of Stillwater, MN establish pollinator-safe policies.
Did you know that 81% of all high school girls are interested in pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers, but only 13% say it is their first choice, with about half of all girls believing that STEM isn’t a typical career path for girls? (Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, […]
Photo Credit: Post-Bulletin Krysta White grew up like any other teenager her age. She was on her high school’s dance team, taught Zumba, volunteered at her local library, and had been a Girl Scout since kindergarten. However, unlike most of her peers, Krysta was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a disease only 5% of […]
Kate Carroll isn’t your average 18-year-old girl. How many teenagers do you know who read the newspaper every day or watch C-SPAN for hours on end? Not many—if you’re asking us. This self-proclaimed nerd is far from average. While at Wayzata High School, Kate accomplished many things, including being Vice President of her class, […]