MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - On May 17, Girl Scouts of Shawnee Council held its Young Women of Distinction ceremony in Winchester, Va. The event recognized young women in the council's 14-county service area for their achievement of age level awards and special program participation.
The Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting, recognizes the leadership, effort and impact girls in ninth to 12th grade have on their communities. This award symbolizes outstanding accomplishments in the areas of leadership, community service, career planning and personal development.
The 2008-09 recipients of this award and their projects were:
Jefferson County, W.Va. - Troop 438 - Lindsay Cobb, "Have Fun! Learn English."
The Bronze Award is the highest award Girl Scouts in fourth and fifth grades can earn. Girl Scouts earning this award demonstrate leadership skills and commitment to their community through an understanding and following of the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
The 2008-09 recipients and their projects were: