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Montgomery County Girls Earn Highest Awards in Girl Scouting

 

Girl Scouts of Middle TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – This year, nine Girl Scouts from Montgomery County earned the highest awards in Girl Scouting. The girls were recognized at Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s Annual Salute to Outstanding Leadership Awards ceremony held on May 3rd at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena.

Two local Girl Scouts earned the Girl Scout Silver Award. The Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette (grades 6-8) can earn.

It gives girls the chance to show that they are a leader who is organized, determined and dedicated to improving their community.

Earning this award puts her among an exceptional group of girls who have used their knowledge and leadership skills to make a difference in the world.

Victoria Hartley and Kaitlin Leavitt earned the Silver Award for their project called Infant Starter Kits. The girls put together starter kits consisting of handmade blankets, diapers and bottles for individuals in need of assistance at the Hope Pregnancy Center.

Additionally, seven girls earned the Stellar Seller Award by selling 1,000 or more packages of Girl Scout Cookies and/or $1,000 or more in Fall Product (candies, nuts and magazines).

  • Elizabeth Porter – 1,265 packages of Girl Scout Cookies
  • Kaevon Burney – 1,209 packages of Girl Scout Cookies
  • Anna Sheets – 1,200 packages of Girl Scout Cookies
  • Sara Kroski – 1,046 packages of Girl Scout Cookies
  • Trese Malone – 1,023 packages of Girl Scout Cookies
  • Kaitlyn Lane – 1,007 packages of Girl Scout Cookies
  • Lacey Levey – $1,087 in Fall Product

Girl Scout Volunteer Mary Beth Warren also received an award for her dedication to Girl Scouting. She received the Appreciation Pin that is given only once, in recognition of outstanding service to a geographic area or program delivery audience that has furthered the council’s goals.

“We are so proud of our award recipients,” said Shelia Majors, director of training, volunteer relations and outreach at Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. “The girls are making a lasting difference in their communities and learning valuable lifelong skills.”

About the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee serves more than 13,000 girls and 6,000 adult volunteers in 39 counties. It is a part of Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world’s preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 2.8 million girls and adults nationwide. GSUSA continues to strive to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

For more information on how you can be involved in Girl Scouts visit www.gsmidtn.org


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