Living by the Girl Scout law! It may not come as a total surprise, but some of today’s biggest stars and leaders were once troop members in their youth.
Taylor Swift was a Girl Scout while growing up in her native Pennsylvania. As she went on to become one of the world’s most notable pop stars, she never forgot her roots as she gave troops across New Jersey and Connecticut free tickets to her Reputation tour in 2018.
The Girl Scouts of the USA even has ties to prominent public figures such as Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts and Meghan Markle, a former actress and senior member of the British royal family. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, for her part, opened up about her positive experience as a troop member in 2012 while speaking to a group of Girl Scouts on the first-ever International Day of the Girl.
“I benefited from my years associated with Girl Scouts, starting out as a Brownie, flying up, becoming a Girl Scout, becoming what we called in those years so long ago a Mariner Scout, acquiring badges,” she recalled at the time. “There’s some people of my vintage [age] or a little bit closer who can remember those days.”
The politician continued, “But the Girl Scouts not only…