Girl Scouts celebrating 100 years of cookies

Girl Scouts from the Texas Council sell cookies, Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, in Dallas. The Girl Scouts have marked their 90th year in the cookie business by getting most of the artificial fat out of all varieties of their iconic treats, which had been under attack by a few health-focused consumer groups. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Wednesday marks the start of the 100th Girl Scout cookie season.

Over the years, the money made from cookie sales has gone to many program benefiting girls and young women across the country.

One of the programs in Central Texas is the Lady Cans Robotics Team. Susie Rich, the team’s mentor, and Vivian, member of the Robotics team, joined us in the KXAN studio to discuss the program. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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