Two girls from Girls Incorporated of Columbus & Phenix-Russell won honors at a national conference in Washington, D.C.
The conference was entitled "Inspired For Life: To Become Somebody You Never Expected But Someone Else Did."
Each girl won first place in the category "Originality & Enthusiasm Award - Excellence in Self Expression."
Winning in the 9-11 age group was Karima Cannon. She made a visual with cell phones made into cell phone robot people and attached it to an art board. It was called "Soaring Beyond Expectations....In Math, Science and Technology."
Karima is a member of the BTW Center.
Jeanna Long, a member of the Kolb Center, won in the 15-18 age group. She made a photo journal of the missionary work she did in Peru. It was called "Peru."
Each girl received a check for $100.