Moriah and Morgan Diehl learned about the fashion world of Coco Chanel from Girl Scout Ambassador Domonique Stettler and Roberta Wilcox, unit leader Feb. 24 at the Girl Scouts World Thinking Day at First Presbyterian Church, Allentown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDTrying their hands at braille, Marina Galligani and Bethany Bell learned about Helen Keller at the World Thinking Day event. Copyright - Lou Wheeland
Ambassador Scout Savannah Monks teaches Brownies about Nancy Wake, a spy for the allies in WWII who was nicknamed the White Mouse. Copyright - Lou Wheeland
Writing “secret messages” as Nancy Wake did, Elise Riggle and Grace Herter use lemon juice and a cotton tipped applicators to create their own message. When warmed with an iron, the message reappears. Copyright - Lou Wheeland
Amelia Scott, Nadine Tandazo, Kathryn Hucaluk and Zoe Nimmo told scouts how JK Rowling went from poverty to being one of the most well know authors of the recent past with her “Harry Potter” books. Copyright - Lou Wheeland
Morgan Lawler, Mikayla Kuzmann, Kaylee Frey and Ava Lundy were on hand to present the story of Sylvia Earle, marine biologist. Earle’s accomplishments were noteworthy in the world of marine biology. She became the first woman to become chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland
Girl Scouts learn about important women in history
The Girl Scouts of America, Eastern Pennsylvania, held a World Thinking Day Feb. 24 at First Presbyterian Church, Allentown.
Daisy Scouts, Brownies and Girl Scouts enjoyed a day of learning about women who have made significant contributions to both recent, as well as past history in world events.
Some of those women included: JK Rowling, Mia Hamm, Coco Chanel and Helen Keller.