Yorktown Girl Scout Promotes Girl Power

Girl Scout Kelsey McDonnell, right, and Library Director Patricia Hallinan stand next to McDonnell's project. Credits: Diana McDonnell

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown Girl Scout Kelsey McDonnell, 14, has partnered with Patricia Hallinan, director of John C. Hart Library, for Women's History Month.

Her project—called “It's Your World: Change It!”—will be on display at the library through March. Its goal is to bring awareness to young women about “girl power,” a term used to describe female empowerment, independence and self-sureness.

Kelsey's project displays characteristics to help girls and young women to feel confident in themselves and their situations.

Completing this project, Kelsey will begin to work towards her Girl Scout Gold Award.

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