An Oklahoma City sixth grader crumbled all previously held records by selling a whopping 18,107 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies.
Last year, Katie Francis sold a paltry 12,428 boxes. Thankfully she turned things around this year. In the seven-week sales period, which ended Sunday, Katie took the strategy of “asking everyone she met to buy,” the AP reports. Come rain or shine or sleet or snow. And according to a local Oklahoma City television news outlet, she wants to make it to 20,000 by the end of the month. Katie’s lifetime goal is 100,000 boxes of cookies.
The last record was set in the 1980s by Elizabeth Brinton, who sold 18,000 boxes of cookies.
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