West Texas Girl Scout and dad build plexiglass shield for cookie season
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD/Gray News) - Girl Scouts across America pride themselves on building courage, confidence, character, and making the world a better place.
Jaycee Gutierrez, 9, from Lubbock wanted to do just that by selling cookies behind a plexiglass shield during the pandemic.
She set up her booth on Saturday.
“It keeps us safe from getting COVID-19,” she said.
Jaycee and her dad crafted the homemade safeguard at their house and put it to the test, cutting it and decorating it with remote-controlled lights.
A mask wasn’t enough for this young entrepreneur.
“It’s really fun, and we get to do a lot of fun stuff,” she said about bonding with her dad.
Her customers appreciate the extra safeguard as Jaycee said she hopes to sell more than 1,500 boxes.
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