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December 11, 2012|By Joyce Rudolph
  • Eight Glendale-area young women were honored by Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles at a Dec. 5th event held at Hollywood and Highlands' Ray Dolby Ballroom. Named as part of 100 Emerging Leaders for Greater Los Angeles, the young women are shown left to right from the bottom of the steps up: Antonia Issaevitch, Isabel Martos-Repath, Mithra Bhadha, Rachel Nakamura, Sarah Hill, Heather Abrams, Jillian Kauffman and Morgan Beck.
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Nine Glendale-area Girl Scouts have been named Emerging Leaders by Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles in recognition of their outstanding extracurricular accomplishments.

The young women joined hundreds of other highly accomplished women in Los Angeles, along with nearly 100 additional Emerging Leaders, for a luncheon and day of mentorship at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood on Dec. 5.

Local Girl Scouts honored were Heather Abrams, Morgan Beck, Mithra Bhadha, Antonia Issaevitch, Jillian Kauffman, Isabel Martos-Repath and Rachel Nakumra, all of La Crescenta, as well as Erick Weiler, of Montrose, and Sarah Hill, of Glendale,

The event concluded a year of celebration honoring the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA.

Heather Abrams has been a Girl Scout for eight years. She was the team business captain of the Falkon Robotics Team 589 this past spring and has been involved in Prom Plus Club, Amor Club and the California Scholarship Federation.

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Morgan Beck, a high school sophomore, has been a Girl Scout for 10 years and has participated as a Twilight Camp counselor. She helps raise money for underprivileged children as a member of Project Angel.

Mithra Bhadha has been a Girl Scout for 11 years and has earned the Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards. She has been a scholar athlete for three years, and was also president of Teens Fighting Cancer club.

Antonia Issaevitch has been a Girl Scout for 11 years and has earned the Girl Scout Silver and Bronze Awards. She enjoys doing community service projects with her troop and tackling challenges together as a team.

Jillian Kauffman has been a Girl Scout for 11 years. She has earned the Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards and has also earned the Girls LEAD Award. She is a senior at Crescenta Valley High School, is a Girl Scout mentor and deacon in her church,

Isabel Martos-Repath, is a junior at Crescenta Valley High School. She has earned the Girl Scout Silver and Bronze Awards and is pursuing the Gold Award. A participant on her school’s first Robotics Competition teams, she enjoys mentoring kids in robotics.

Rachel Nakamura has been a Girl Scout for seven years and has earned the Girl Scout Silver and Bronze Awards and is pursuing the Gold Award. She is a member of the French Club, DREAM Club, California Scholarship Federation and the British Media Club.

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