Area student featured on Girl Scouts cookie box

Serena Pisacano, an Earlham College sophomore, was selected to be on the cover of Girl Scouts' Lemonades and Lemon-Ups cookies. Photo courtesy Earlham College.

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Serena Pisacano, an Earlham College sophomore, was selected to be on the cover of Girl Scouts' Lemonades and Lemon-Ups cookies. Photo courtesy Earlham College.

Fans of Girl Scouts cookies may see a familiar face smiling back at them on a cookie box this year.

Serena Pisacano, an Earlham College sophomore geology student from Philadelphia, was selected to be featured on the Lemonades and Lemon-Ups, according to the college.

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Lemon-Ups is a new lemon cookie the features inspirational messages from Girl Scouts, according to the Girl Scouts website.

Lemonades is a lemon-iced shortbread cookie.

Pisacano is pictured on the box holding a solar panel that she installed at a Girl Scouts camp in New Jersey.

“The Girl Scouts place a strong emphasis on STEM-related fields and I’m really glad that they chose to picture me doing something that generates clean sources of energy,” she said.

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Serena Pisacano, an Earlham College sophomore, was selected to be on the cover of Girl Scouts' Lemonades and Lemon-Ups cookies. Photo courtesy Earlham College.

Serena Pisacano, an Earlham College sophomore, was selected to be on the cover of Girl Scouts' Lemonades and Lemon-Ups cookies. Photo courtesy Earlham College.

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Serena Pisacano, an Earlham College sophomore, was selected to be on the cover of Girl Scouts' Lemonades and Lemon-Ups cookies. Photo courtesy Earlham College.

Pisacano has been a Girl Scout since sixth grade and entered a contest her senior year of high school to be on the cover of a cookie box.

“I was involved with my troop a lot,” she said. “I earned the bronze, silver and gold awards in Girl Scouts. I think they also recognized my leadership for the work I do with the Girl Scouts’ summer camp.”

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In addition to her geology major at Earlham College, Pisacano also studies chemistry and music. She is on the college’s cross country and lacrosse teams as well as a member of the equestrian co-op. Pisacano also previously was a part-time EMT at the Richmond Fire Department.

“The Girl Scouts has been a huge part of my life,” Pisacano said. “I learned skills and how to set goals that have carried me through to college and have helped me be successful here, too.”

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