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Student earns Girl Scouts’ highest award after revamping emergency program
Alyssa Yarck
Girl Scout Alyssa Yarck visits the Hall County 911/Central Communications office Thursday, May 10, after winning the Girl Scouts Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive. Yarck committed more than 80 hours of volunteer service to recreating a program that helps alert first responders and schools of children with special needs in emergencies. - photo by Scott Rogers
Alyssa Yarck took after her grandmother, Sue Yarck, like a lot of kids do. She joined the Girl Scouts of the United States of America as a Daisy when she was in kindergarten and has come a long way since.