Forty-four Preston Hollow girls received the Gold Award from the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. It’s the highest award earned by high school Girl Scouts, comparable to the Eagle Scout award in Boy Scouts. To earn the Gold Award, girls must find an issue they’re passionate about, execute projects and fundraising events related to the cause and recruit others to take action. You can find full list of our neighborhood girls who received the award at prestonhollow.advocatemag.com if you search “Gold Award.”
Preston Hollow resident Shirley Miller, co-founder of Women’s Issues Network, celebrated Women’s Equality Day at a city program and ceremony in August. The 100-plus women who attended the free event wore white to represent the suffragists who lobbied for women to vote.
Preston Hollow resident Leslie Ezelle won HGTV “Design Star: All Stars.” As winner she’ll make another TV appearance that has yet to be announced. Ezelle will also receive $25,000 that already went into the reconstruction of her Preston Hollow home where the former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader lives with her wife, Libby Toudouze, and four children. Another part of the money went toward lingering breast cancer bills.
Dallas County schools are now using cameras to identify cars that do not stop at school bus stop arms. Those identified can be fined $300.
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