Kirkwood High School Sophomore Earns Venturing Summit Award
Kirkwood High School student Maggie Pennington earned the Venturing Summit Award and received her award during the Summit Court of Honor on March 17, 2019. Maggie is a member of Venturing Crew 981 from Kirkwood, MO.
For Maggie’s Summit Leadership Project she planned, organized, and led the construction of five shelving units to store and enable easy access to donations at Epworth Children and Family Services in Webster Groves.
During her time in Venturing, Maggie held several leadership positions including District Venturing President, Crew Vice President of Program, and Crew Guide; completed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and National Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) at Philmont Scout Ranch. She earned the Kodiak Challenge badge and Powder Horn Badge. She participated in high adventure activities at Florida Sea Base and backpacked over 80 miles in the mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch.
Additionally, Maggie is a member of the Kirkwood High Women’s Cross Country team and Track and Field team.
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