Georgia has a New State Mammal Thanks to Scout

He’s not old enough to vote, but he’s had a hand in passing a bill in Georgia.

Cub Scout Kevin Green discovered the state didn’t have an official mammal while completing a research project for his Pack. This led the fourth grader to head down a trail of resources that brought to life a bill naming the white-tailed deer as Georgia’s official mammal.

In an effort that provided a hands-on experiment in civics, collaboration, and compromise, Green, along with first grade classes at Reese Road Leadership Academy, effected change on a state level. Learn more how this Cub Scout helped make history in the video below and by reading the full story on the Ledger-Enquirer.


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