Nicole Kilbourne received her Gold Award from Girl Scout for creating a food machine through the Penn High School swimming team.

Nicole Kilbourne had a good idea For Her Golden Girl Scout Award, she decided to collect food and clothing for Mishawaka Foodstuff.

Then she took it one step further: She persuaded her Penn High School swimming girls to step in and help. Her teammates embraced the whole project so much that they plan to do it next year as well. The Penn football team got a kick out of the whole plan and also collected food.

Nicole Kilbourne received her Gold Award from Girl Scout for creating a food machine through the Penn High School swimming team.

Nicole graduated this spring, but her activist spirit will continue with her team. This tells you to plant a healthy seedling (idea) and watch it grow.

For those who do not know, the Gold Award, which is similar to the Eagle Scout Award for Boy Scout, is a service project. Nicole is about service. The first year, the collection was 80 580. The second year the collection was a little lighter, und 350, but a pandemic happened and life was a little more confusing.