Kehillah applauds pioneering Eagle Scout Sarah Mester ’21
I first met Sarah Mester as she entered my office with a big idea about re-doing our school garden. Her vision and enthusiasm were backed with a drive that was admirable. She’d stop by to share the 3-D printed caps she’d created with Mr. Kelley in the lab and we’d discuss what support she needed to make her project a reality. She didn’t need much from us! Her garden shaped up quickly and thrived beautifully as you can see in the pictures on this page. The entire project was not only a benefit to Kehillah but in no small way a part of her dedication to scouting.
This week The Daily Journal took a moment to highlight Sarah and a handful of other remarkable teens, that found The Boy Scouts of America to be a place where their interests could be explored and celebrated. We are so proud of Sarah and the pioneering she’s done. Check out the full article linked below. Kol Hakavod, Sarah!
Excerpt from The Daily Journal article, quote from Sarah:
“We have more of a responsibility to be visible and show younger girls that we are Eagle Scouts and that we do exist,” she said. “And that’s been really important to me, to show the younger girls in our troop that they can do these things and they can be in leadership roles like senior patrol leader, where they’re in charge of a big group and they have real responsibility.”
Mester is currently applying to colleges and is interested in biology or other sciences, and also has an interest in history and political science.