Girl Scout Michelle Mordasiewicz, of Farmington Troop 61100, hosted an event to combat domestic violence, at the Olympic Taekwondo Academy in Unionville on March 11.
The Farmington High School junior is working toward her Gold Award, the Girl Scout's highest honor.
Her final project is entitled 'Breaking Silence: Taking a Stand Against Domestic Violence.'
Mordasiewicz, 16, said her project entails three aspects: the event at the academy, a collection for the Prudence Crandall Center in New Britain, and creating a website that educates others about the causes and signs of domestic violence.
She hoped to complete the project in the coming weeks, which would put her...