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La Jolla Light News Nuggets: July 27

La Jolla Light News Nuggets: July 27

Three Girl Scouts go for the gold — and get it!

Three Girl Scouts from La Jolla received their Gold Awards (the highest honor bestowed for a sustainable act of service) during an award ceremony June 17. La Jolla High School students Nora Joyce, Aurora de Tagyos and Maia Hayden were recognized for their projects, designed to “take action” and demonstrate leadership when girls address the root cause of an issue; build and oversee a volunteer team; meet measurable goals; and change people’s beliefs, attitudes, assumptions and behavior.

According to Girl Scout reports, here is a summary of each girl’s projects:

“Backyard Bounty” by Aurora de Tagyos: “After...

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