Ballston Spa High School senior Alexis Gotham was featured in the October issue of [email protected] magazine for her work in Haiti. Gotham is one of 20 girls under age 20 highlighted.
According to her mother, Janice Ceccucci, the 16-year old started a cloth diaper program as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The Gold Award is the highest level to achieve in Girl Scouts given to girls who “demonstrate extraordinary leadership”. Ceccucci said her daughter volunteered in Haiti in November of 2015 and January of 2017, and received her award May of 2017.
Gotham says she was completely surprised and felt “awesome” about being selected. She said she was nominated by five people although she is not privvy to who the people were that nominated her.
Gotham lives in the Town of Milton.
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