There is an exceptional story covering a local Girl Scout Troop which is participating in the Girl Scouts of America’s 100th birthday celebration. To celebrate, the GSA are leading hikes along the Appalachian Trail in “bits and pieces.”
Here is an introduction to the wonderful article, written by Melissa Powell…
“Victoria Worrell skipped the tournament game that would determine whether her softball team made it to the championship round. The 11-year-old from Roanoke had other plans.
“I decided it would be more fun to go hiking and camping than to play an hour of softball,” Victoria said.”
Read the rest of the article at http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/311335
There is a fantastic story behind all this… which can all be answered by googling… Mary Sands “Mama Boots.” Please take a moment to do so!
Victoria Worrell… we salute you!