HARVARD -- The Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts congratulates Deirdre Kennedy, from Harvard Troop 30744, for earning her Girl Scout Silver Award.

Loaves & Fishes, a local food pantry, serves multicultural clients. Kennedy sought to break the language barrier at the pantry through her project by creating signs, posters and pamphlets in multiple languages.

She was honored at the Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts Gold and Silver Ceremony held on Sunday, June 9, at Mechanics Hall in Worcester.

By earning the Girl Scout Silver Award, Deirdre Kennedy has become a community leader. Her accomplishments reflect the leadership and citizenship skills that set her apart.