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Area Girl Scouts Earn the Highest Awards in Girl Scouting

Cicero, NY – Area Girl Scouts will be recognized at four ceremonies throughout the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, for earning the Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards. Ceremonies will take place on May 20 in Seneca Falls, May 21 in Elmira, May 28 in Oswego and May 29 in Utica.

The prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn.

In order to earn the award, girls must complete Senior or Ambassador Journeys, the essence of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and demonstrate their leadership abilities by spending at least 80 hours working on a Gold Award Take Action project that creates a sustainable impact on her extended community.

This year 24 girls throughout the 26-county jurisdiction of Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways earned the Gold Award. Local Girl Scouts earning the Gold Award are:

Maggie Allardice, Kayla Guindon, and Gabrielle Sacket of Parish and Grace Neely of Baldwinsville.

The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award Girl Scouts in grades 6 through 8 can earn.

To earn the award girls complete a Cadette Journey, the essence of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, gain leadership skills and then spend at least 50 hours working on a project that provides a positive lasting impact on the community.

Local Girl Scouts earning the Silver Award are:

Rebecca Dromms, Emily Markowsky, Morgan Mitchell, and Grace Young of Liverpool; Maya Gaffney of Pulaski; and Samantha Waters of Syracuse.

The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award that can be earned by a Girl Scout Junior.

To earn the award, girls must learn leadership and planning skills necessary to follow through on a project on which she spends at least 20 hours making a positive impact on her community. Girls can work within their troops to earn this award.

Local Girl Scouts earning the Bronze Award are:

From Troop 10072: Jennifer Babcock and Kelly Lizotte of Oswego; from Troop 10095: Hanna Collins, Alyson Forsythe, Shannon Kirkpatrick, Brianna Rosen, and Rebecca Schultz of Cicero, Holly McRobbie of Clay, Abigail Fletcher of Liverpool, Kailene Sinco of Mattydale, Gabrielle Masterpol of North Syracuse, Erin Byrnes and Bella Simonds of Syracuse; from Troop 10123: McKenzie Washington of Camillus, Rachel Agostini, Britney Conley, Emily Dowd, Jordan Egolf, Jessica Kane, Grace Stensland, and Kaitlyn Usakewicz of Syracuse; from Troop 10126: Susan Bansbach, Julia Geradi, Sarah Johns, Hannah Komar, Emma Koster, Samantha Secules, Sophia Wojcik, and Helen Ziobrowski of Fayetteville; from Troop 10159: Rosie Baughman, Elizabeth Brady, Caleigh Dutton, Phoebe Lindabury, Alicia Perkovich, and Allison Ritter of Fayetteville, Eliza Mulloy, Jenna Snyder, and Alexandra Vinci of Manlius;

from Troop 10189: Aryanna Colbert of Auburn, Madison Daly, Miranda Harris, and Alley Tankus of Elbridge, Tricia Baker, Gabriella Bard, Marissa Reith, McKayla Rohmer, and Madison Schell of Jordan, Esther Richardson, and Hannah Schneider of Memphis; from Troop 10261: Abigail Christman, Anna Guiles, Olivia Richards, Rebekah Wittman, and Morgan Youker of Baldwinsville; from Troop 10298: Evelyn LaManche of Clay, Jensen Berube, Julia Dowling, Delaney Guard, Justina Hunt, Alyssa Jones, Kayla Jones, Moira Rath, Marissa Roux, and Abigail Sullivan of Liverpool;

from Troop 10368: Danielle Doyle, Meghan Gaynor, Alexa Kulak, and Emily Overend of Cicero, and Samantha Clark of Clay; from Troop 10623: Guilliane McCarthy of Kirkville and Deanna DeLore of Minoa; from Troop 10635: Renee Aiken, Julia Durran, Danielle Garvin, Kalli Keller, Kelsey Moorhead, Samantha Radford, Anna Richardson, and Makenzie Wells from Central Square, Sydney Chittenden of Hastings, Kelly McNish and Kristie McNish of Mallory, Lily Fitzgerald of Pennellville, Brennah Deisz and Taylor West of West Monroe; from Troop 10660: Trinity Wise of Skaneateles; and from Troop 10840: Anna Ziemba of Cazenovia.

Join the fun and friendship of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Contact the Girl Scouts’ Cicero Service Center at (315) 698-9400, visit www.gsnypenn.org, become a fan at facebook.com/GSNYPENN, follow twitter.com/GSNYPENN and pinterest.com/gsnypenn, or read the blog at www.gsnypenn.wordpress.com for more information.

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