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Students donate cookies, items for troops

Photo by Ginny Sampson

Photo by Ginny Sampson

The Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School, in association with Girl Scout Brownie Troop 11556 and the NHS MCJROTC, recently collected donations of Girl Scout Cookies and other necessities to be sent to troops serving abroad in Operation Cookie Drop.

The care packages included cookies, handmade cards from the brownies, letters from the NHS Marine Corps JROTC, Chap Stick, sun block, energy bars and a variety of other toiletries. Pictured, from left, are Girl Scouts Isabelle Nesmith, Sadie Sheppard, Sydney Fowler, and Nicole Mathews, along with Gunnery Sergeant Smith, NHS Principal Craig Lockhart, Ali Punjani and CWO4 Rawley Colemon.