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Highland Village girl earns Stars & Stripes award

4-10 stars and stripes hv girlAlison Grogan of Highland Village recently earned the highest recognition the American Heritage Girls offers – the Stars and Stripes Award.

To receive the award, Alison Grogan completed a number of requirements including:

• Earned a total of 36 Merit Badges (only 16 are required)
• Earned the Religious Recognition associated with her denomination
• Held a leadership position in her Troop for a minimum of six months
• Planned, developed, and provided leadership to others in a 100+ hour service project
• Wrote a Life Ambition/ Spiritual Walk Essay and mini-resume
• Received at least 5 Letters of Reference
• Passed a Board of Review

She chose to Alison chose to organize and implement a city-wide trash pick up and mini wellness fair to serve the community. Highland Village currently does not have an annual trash pick up and it was Alison’s goal to get the community involved and inspire the city to have an annual trash pick up day. More than 100 people attended.

A member of American Heritage Girls TX 1171, Alison is the 144th girl nationally, the 12th girl in Texas, and the first in her troop to earn the award. She was recognized for her accomplishment in a Court of Honor Ceremony on Feb. 14 at Lamb of God Lutheran Church where she is a member.

The daughter of Robert and Terika Grogan of Highland Village, Alison is active in a Home School co-op where she is a senior, her church choir, The Actors Conservatory Theatre in Lewisville and volunteers for various community activities.

American Heritage Girls, Inc., is an organization for young women, ages 5-18. For more information, visit


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