UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Fairfielder gives keynote address at state's Scout Day

Friday, April 20, 2012

Fairfielder gives keynote address at state's Scout Day

A Fairfield Girl Scout delivered the keynote address during the recent Girl Scout Day at the state Capitol in Hartford.
Corinne Wilklow, a member of Troop 32282 in the Southport section of town, told about 100 Scouts, state officials and Scout leaders how a Girl Scouts science and technology program has piqued her interest in those areas.
The Scouts' STEM program -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math -- was a focal point of the day at the Capitol last month, and girls discussed those male-dominated disciplines with legislators and other officials, according to a news release from the Girl Scouts of Connecticut.
A seventh-grader at Tomlinson Middle School, Wilklow told the gathering in the Legislative Office Building her interest in those areas had grown as a result of the STEM program. READ MORE:

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