Sophomore Wilson’s project makes learning fun and earns Girl Scout’s Silver Award
Heather Wilson wanted to make learning the enunciation of words fun for the 15 pre-school students she works with at Camerado Springs Head Start.
Wilson, a Ponderosa High School sophomore, put together an 18-page phonics workbook titled “ABC Sounds,” which help develop sounds that include vowels and enunciation for the pre-school students. Through research, she learned how sounds developed and implemented them into the workbook.
“I enjoy working with kids,” Wilson said. “I just decided to make a speech book.”
Carolyn Wilson, Heather’s mother, added, “It is a basic tool that the preschool can use to help the kids learn and record their letters and sounds.”
Heather’s accomplishment earned the her the Girl Scout’s Silver Award, the second highest award a Girl Scout can earn next to the Gold Award.
Wilson is a member of Troop 1440. She put in more than 50 hours of research and work creating the workbook.
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