Ambassador Girl Scout Shama Tajani of New Territory (Rainbow Stars Service Unit-Troop 721) completed her Girl Scout Gold Award – the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn, symbolizing outstanding accomplishments in the areas of leadership, community service and advocacy. The Girl Scout Gold Award involves more than a year of work including, a minimum of 80 hours of planning and leading a project that benefits the community and will have a long-term impact on the girl’s community.
Shama completed her Gold Award in collaboration with the Texana Children’s Center for Autism. The project focused on the importance of teaching character traits at an early age. She created lesson plans focusing on honesty, sharing, caring, and making good choices and taught the students of Texana Center’s Bridge Classrooms with children aged 3-7. With the help of her volunteers and the staff at the Texana Children’s Center for Autism, Ms. Tajani created a lasting impact on the children and started the learning of good character.
She is a junior at Austin High School and is the daughter of Fateh and Neelu Tajani.