TRIO OF WINNERS THREE YOUNG WOMEN TRIUMPH IN ELKS ESSAY CONTEST.
Byline: Daily News
LANCASTER - Three young women from Lancaster won the California-Hawaii Elks Association's Scouting Gold Essay Contest.
Danielle Pederson, Sharon Bowers Bowers is a surname, and may refer to
All three are lifetime members of Girl Scouts Girl Scouts, recreational and service organization founded (1912) in Savannah, Ga., by Mrs. Juliette Gordon Low (1860–1927). It was originally modeled after the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, organizations created in Great Britain by Sir Robert Baden-Powell during USA and holders of Gold Awards, the highest Girl Scout award. All have been Girl Scouts since kindergarten.
The three received savings bonds, plaques and certificates for winning the state essay contest. Previously, they earned savings bonds by winning the Lancaster Elks Lodge and Elks Inland District essay contests.
The Pedersons both attend Antelope Valley College Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college located in Lancaster, California, USA. It is operated by the Antelope Valley Community College District, with a primary service area of 1,945 square miles covering portions of Los Angeles and Kern counties. . Bowers attends the University of Hawaii (body, education) University of Hawaii - A University spread over 10 campuses on 4 islands throughout the state.
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They were members of Girl Scout Troop 116, which is sponsored by the Lancaster Elks Lodge and which helps the lodge with flag ceremonies, its annual Halloween party and its annual Youth Olympics track meet.
Lancaster Elks Lodge Scouting Chairman Bill Bowers Bill Bowers is an American mime artist and actor based in New York City. As an actor, mime and educator, Bill has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. poses with essay contest winners, from left, Virginia Pederson, Sharon Bowers and Danielle Pederson.