Alumnae

What Girl Scouting Does for Girls

According to Girl Scout Research Institute report, Girl Scouting Works: The Alumnae Impact Study, women who were Girl Scouts as children display significantly more positive life outcomes than those who did not join Girl Scouts. With approximately one in every two adult women in the U.S. having at some point been a member of Girl Scouts, it is no surprise that there is much more to this organization than camping, and cookies. Girl Scout alumnae display significantly more positive life outcomes on several indicators of […]

At 92, Doretta “Chips” Law is still a Girl Scout at Heart

“Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout” has never rang truer than in the case of Doretta “Chips” Law, who, at 92, still considers herself a Girl Scout.  Her Girl Scout nickname, Chips, has become a lifelong nickname, and she has dedicated her life to Girl Scouting. Over the years, she has been a troop leader, volunteer, and a Woodland Pioneer. She founded troop 33 in 1940 and the troop met regularly in Linthicum for 30 years.  As a troop leader, […]

Girl Scout Alumna Named to Edgewood High School Hall of Fame

Girl Scout alumna Nadine Haas Wellington was one of five named to Edgewood High School’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the Baltimore Sun reports. Wellington, a graduate of Edgewood High School’s class of 1972, was a student representative to  Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, the article states. She has worked as an educator for 35 years, first teaching middle school science, and is now the principal of Mountain Christian School in Joppa. The new inductees joined the Hall of Fame in a […]

Corrine Jeannine Schillings Foundation Awards Scholarships to Girl Scout Alumna

Corrine Jeannine Schillings Foundation recently awarded 20 Girl Scout alumna who had earned their Silver or Gold Awards with scholarships for study of a foreign language or study abroad. The foundation provides financial assistance to young women who are pursuing undergraduate college degrees in the study of languages, or who are studying in a foreign country as enrichment for their undergraduate college program. It is dedicated to the memory of Corrine, a Silver Award Girl Scout, who lost her life in the […]

Girl Scout Alumna Honored for Commitment to Service

On Monday morning, students at Glen Burnie Park Elementary School filed noisily into the school gym and sat criss-cross, fiddling with shoe laces and chattering excitedly as they waited for the day’s assembly to begin. “Today we’re here to honor someone who once sat where you did,” Theresha Zablonski, Principal of Glen Burnie Park, told the students. “Amber was not so different from you, attending her classes, listening to her teachers, working hard to get good grades, and learning about the world. […]

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