Meet GirlMogul Lily

 

NAME:XXXXXXX

Code Name:Lily

Address: 683 Quailtree Lane, Weston.

Age:12

Collected Data:

Family: Father is a law school professor.Mother is a banker, commercial lending.Older brother in high school.Lily attends the local middle school.Live in suburban development, colonial style new house.Parents moved to Weston based on jobs after graduating from Law School and Business School. Mother volunteers on local community service boards and father coaches the field hockey team.

Favorite Books: Lily prefers magazines.GirlMoon, Inc Magazine, and National Geographic Kids, though wouldn’t be caught reading it in public.Also likes Teen.

Favorite Subject: Doesn’t have one. Does moderately well in all subjects.Slightly better at math than English.Excels in leadership positions for after school activities.Dance Organization Committee, Community Service Club, Environmental Club.

Hobbies: Talking to people, helping others through various programs, field hockey team, watching movies with her mom.Having discussions with her dad.

In her words:

Describe yourself: Lots of people describe me as outgoing.My mother says I can talk to anyone about anything and it’s true I guess, I always just like talking to people and making new friends, even if it’s just for a little while, like in the line in the grocery store.My mom says I get it from dad, since he’s a lawyer, he’s always talking, while arguing kind of, that’s what lawyers , and law professors do, they talk a lot.But mom is also pretty friendly.She always has a smile; she’s pretty tall and walks like a queen.You notice her when she walks down the street and people kind of what to be around her.

I live in Bird section of Weston. I call it that because all the streets are named after birds.It’s a pretty new house.We moved there after my mom got the promotion at the bank.It’s closer to the work for both my mom and dad, which is nice because now they’re both home for dinner most of the time – if we’re not out doing something, like practice or at a meeting.My parents take me lots of places with them – they say this is how I will get a taste of the real world and how to act around adults.Sometimes my mom will take me to visit her clients on the weekend – local businesses and stores – just to check up on things.I love learning about all the different things people make and sell, really it’s just fascinating.

I like to hang with my dad too, sometimes I go to his office and hang out while he meets with students.Or I get to read or play on the computer while he’s writing an article or lecturing. I like the university – most everyone is young and cool and you get to see some pretty interesting outfits and hair dos.And everyone is always excited about something.

I am usually excited about something – I love working with after school clubs, like the environmental club and the helping seniors club.We plan projects – a lot of times, I get to plan the projects and we all work together to make them happen.And I was thinking of starting a young entrepreneur’s club at school.An entrepreneur is someone who starts a business and kids can do it to.Actually I did take over the school store and I increased sales by 100% in just a month (it was my smart marketing – I made new flyers and ran great sales).I really like running the store, taking the money and figuring out what we’re going to sell. I totally think we need to update all of the notebooks and pens we sell – who wants boring black when you could have flowers and patterns?

Anyway, I am also trying to make things better, I mean better, how I see it.But I listen to other people to. But usually I am right.

Your Hero: My parents. And the whole Obama family

Someone from History you admire: Madam CJ Walker – she was the first female millionaire in America.

If you could have lunch with anyone: Malia and Sasha Obama- at the White House of course.

Your favorite place: The family room.I hang out there and do my homework while my mom or dad cooks dinner and we talk.We also play games there on game night – every Thursday.

A place you would like to visit: New York City.And Washington, DC.So much seems to be happening there.

What do you want to be when you grow up:An entrepreneur. Or a lawyer. Or the president. I am open to any of those.

Why do you want to help out with Weston’s Jr. Civic Pride Committee?: I think it’s a great way to get involved in celebrating our founder and the history of Weston.I feel like I could really help organize things too.

Approved

Dr. Smith’s Comments: An excellent leader.Very intelligent (if not book smart, certainly street smart).Has a good way with people.Seems like true leadership material.

Abby’ Comments: Sounds like Lily totally rocks – love all the things she’s involved with.Super friendly and has a way of making people feel at ease.


NAME:XXXXXXX

Code Name:Lily

Address: 4683 Quailwood Trail, Weston.

Age:12

Collected Data:

Family: Father is a law school professor.Mother is a banker, commercial lending.Older brother in high school.Lily attends the local middle school.Live in suburban development, colonial style new house.Parents moved to Weston based on jobs after graduating from Law School and Business School. Mother volunteers on local community service boards and father coaches the field hockey team.

Favorite Books: Lily prefers magazines.GirlMoon, Inc Magazine, and National Geographic Kids, though wouldn’t be caught reading it in public.Also likes Teen.

Favorite Subject: Doesn’t have one. Does moderately well in all subjects.Slightly better at math than English.Excels in leadership positions for after school activities.Dance Organization Committee, Community Service Club, Environmental Club.

Hobbies: Talking to people, helping others through various programs, field hockey team, watching movies with her mom.Having discussions with her dad.

In her words:

Describe yourself: Lots of people describe me as outgoing.My mother says I can talk to anyone about anything and it’s true I guess, I always just like talking to people and making new friends, even if it’s just for a little while, like in the line in the grocery store.My mom says I get it from dad, since he’s a lawyer, he’s always talking, while arguing kind of, that’s what lawyers , and law professors do, they talk a lot.But mom is also pretty friendly.She always has a smile; she’s pretty tall and walks like a queen.You notice her when she walks down the street and people kind of what to be around her.

I live in Bird section of Weston. I call it that because all the streets are named after birds.It’s a pretty new house.We moved there after my mom got the promotion at the bank.It’s closer to the work for both my mom and dad, which is nice because now they’re both home for dinner most of the time – if we’re not out doing something, like practice or at a meeting.My parents take me lots of places with them – they say this is how I will get a taste of the real world and how to act around adults.Sometimes my mom will take me to visit her clients on the weekend – local businesses and stores – just to check up on things.I love learning about all the different things people make and sell, really it’s just fascinating.

I like to hang with my dad too, sometimes I go to his office and hang out while he meets with students.Or I get to read or play on the computer while he’s writing an article or lecturing. I like the university – most everyone is young and cool and you get to see some pretty interesting outfits and hair dos.And everyone is always excited about something.

I am usually excited about something – I love working with after school clubs, like the environmental club and the helping seniors club.We plan projects – a lot of times, I get to plan the projects and we all work together to make them happen.And I was thinking of starting a young entrepreneur’s club at school.An entrepreneur is someone who starts a business and kids can do it to.Actually I did take over the school store and I increased sales by 100% in just a month (it was my smart marketing – I made new flyers and ran great sales).I really like running the store, taking the money and figuring out what we’re going to sell. I totally think we need to update all of the notebooks and pens we sell – who wants boring black when you could have flowers and patterns?

Anyway, I am also trying to make things better, I mean better, how I see it.But I listen to other people to. But usually I am right.

Your Hero: My parents. And the whole Obama family

Someone from History you admire: Madam CJ Walker – she was the first female millionaire in America.

If you could have lunch with anyone: Malia and Sasha Obama- at the White House of course.

Your favorite place: The family room.I hang out there and do my homework while my mom or dad cooks dinner and we talk.We also play games there on game night – every Thursday.

A place you would like to visit: New York City.And Washington, DC.So much seems to be happening there.

What do you want to be when you grow up:An entrepreneur. Or a lawyer. Or the president. I am open to any of those.

Why do you want to help out with Weston’s Jr. Civic Pride Committee?: I think it’s a great way to get involved in celebrating our founder and the history of Weston.I feel like I could really help organize things too.

Approved

Dr. Smith’s Comments: An excellent leader.Very intelligent (if not book smart, certainly street smart).Has a good way with people.Seems like true leadership material.

Abby’ Comments: Sounds like Lily totally rocks – love all the things she’s involved with.Super friendly and has a way of making people feel at ease.


Meet GirlMogul Rose

GirlMogul Rose
GirlMogul Rose

NAME:  XXXXXXXXXX

Code Name:  Rose

Address: XXXX Rural Route 4, Weston

Age:  12

Collected Data:

Family: Father – farmer and cable company employee.

Mother – farmer and teacher.  Raises sheep for wool and makes cheese.

Sister – younger

Mother homeschools Rose and her sister

Favorite Books: Harry Potter series…but can’t pick a favorite

Favorite Subject – history and English.  Likes them both a lot.  Math is ok too.

Hobbies – Reading. Researching and writing, riding horses.. 

In her words:

Describe yourself: I live on a farm on the outskirts of Weston.  My parents moved out there from the city when I was little.  My mom was a teacher, but now she works on raising her sheep, making cheese and teaching us.  My dad also works on the farm, but her works for the cable company as well, doing installations and repairs.  He’s really into technical things and has a workshop out back that is filled with bits and pieces of old motors, tvs, antennas and other stuff.  And toasters.  He’s always fixing toasters for the neighbors.

I have been home schooled for as long as I can remember, but it’s not like I never see anyone, we do a lot of group things with other homeschool kids – we get together for science and math lessons a lot.  The history and English stuff I can do on my own, since I really love to read.  We also do lessons on the computer and listen to lectures from professors when we’re driving in the car – my mom doesn’t believe we should waste any moment for learning.

In the spring and summer I work on the vegetable garden.  I grow all organic vegetables and fruit and sell them at a farmstand in front of the house.  It’s a lot of work, but I get to keep most of the money, except for what I need to pay to my sister to help and anything my parents invest to help me out.  I have to save some of the money, but the rest I can use for whatever I want.  I spend a bunch on books – even though I go to the library all the time, there always seems to be a new book I can find that I want to read.  And I like having them on my bookshelves.  In fact, I like books so much that I set up a library in the attic – it’s my special place, with lots of shelves, things I collect and my desk for writing. I am even saving for my own laptop with a wireless connection so I can do all my research from there.

Please tell us who your hero is and why?: My mom and Amelia Earnhardt – she was the first woman to fly around the world.

Someone from History you admire: Eleanor Roosevelt

If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be: Sasha and Malia Obama. Or Eleanor Roosevelt.

Your favorite place: The Weston Municipal Library

A place you would like to visit: Italy. I want to see all the old statues and history and walk around those old buildings. And England – I want to see a castle up close.

What do you want to be when you grow up: A writer. I think I want to live in the city for awhile.  Farm life is ok, but I think I am ready for something more exciting. Maybe I could spend some of the time in the city and some in the country?

Why do you want to help out with Weston’s Jr Civic Pride Committee?

I want to help Weston celebrate its past. I also like history and the story of Weston’s founder.  I would like the opportunity to work with other kids on a project and of course it would be way cool to win the summer camp scholarship – I would really like to do the creative arts program.

Dr. Smith’s Comments:

Rose seems like a good fit for the program.  She appears to have a wide base of knowledge and love learning. Even though she sounds like a bookworm, it seems like she knows how to apply her knowledge – her work on her farmstand sounds like a good background for The GirlMogul Project.

Abby’ Comments: I agree – Rose seems super cool and a self starter. Can’t wait to challenge her to a trivia contest.