Girl Scout Gold Award

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Tess Behr designed, planned, shopped for, and built the raised wheelchair-accessible flower bed so that the kids in wheelchairs could be a part of the garden club at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School.  She put in over 80 hours of work and completed this project for her Girl Scout Gold Award. 

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Barbara Joan  

Posted: August 4th, 2017 12:42 PM

Thank you for choosing this project and doing what D97 failed to do to ensure equity for special needs persons.

Jeremy Olsen from Oak Park  

Posted: August 3rd, 2017 10:07 PM

Tess, you are a terrific role model for all young girl scouts, like my three young daughters. Congratulations and thank you for your efforts for our community.

Mary O'Malley Petranek  

Posted: July 30th, 2017 1:47 PM

I had the good fortune of knowing Tess when she was a student at Mann School. She's a very special young lady and this hard earned award is a true testament to her giving spirit and loving heart. So very proud of you, Tess!! What a lovely gift you've given to the students at Brooks and to District #97! May the garden flourish and grow just as you have!

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