Sarah Nowotny, a Senior at Hortonville High School, received both the Gold Award for her Girl Scout activities and her Eagle Scout award through Scouts BSA. She is a Juliette with the Girl Scouts and a member of Scouts BSA Troop 177 in Greenville. Her Scoutmaster is Mrs. Leah Schwarz.
Sarah has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten, and completed her Gold Award on April 29, 2021. She created and marketed an anti-bullying campaign, consisting of a children’s book titled Let’s Be Friends, a website identifying the types of bullying, lesson plans, and coloring pages to teach elementary school children to identify bullying. She marketed this campaign to every elementary school in Wisconsin.
Sarah joined Troop 177 in 2019. That same summer, she was a Counselor in Training for Webelos Resident Camp at Gardner Dam Scout Camp. On July 15, 2021, she completed the merit badges and service requirements to earn the Eagle Scout rank. Her project involved fundraising and building an Outdoor Gazebo Classroom for the Fox West YMCA Daycare in Greenville. Her Court of Honor is August 15.
When not participating in Scouting, Sarah dances with Fox West YMCA Inspire Dance Studio and has earned a Second-Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. She is a member of the Hortonville High School First Tech Challenge Robotics Team and volunteers extensively in her community.