Girl Scout aids students with English as their second language

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Julia Hopson, a senior at Hillsborough High School, is a member of Girl Scout Troop 60304.

She earned her Girl Scout Gold Award by creating a series of games for students ages 6-12, with English as their second language, to help them receive outside aid in practicing their English.

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She met with education specialists, personally tutored students and donated games to the Literacy Society of Somerset County.

The project took more than 90 hours to complete.

Hobson is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Class Cabinet.

She volunteers as a teacher’s assistant at Temple Beth El and as a dance teacher’s assistant at Lynn Academy.

She was presented with a proclamation by the Hillsborough Township Committee during their meeting on March 9.

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