Girl Scouts honored for work with Bronze, Silver awards

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ERLANGER, Ky. (WTVQ)Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road honored nearly 100 young Kentucky women at their ‘drive-in’ Bronze & Silver Highest Award ceremony Saturday.

GSKWR’s CEO Susan Douglas, joined by the Council’s COO Ruby Webster and Board President Kathleen Regan, honored the award-winning Girl Scouts at Camp Shawano, a Jessamine County GSKWR camp property.

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Friends and family joined the Girl Scouts, cheering them on from inside their decorated vehicles.

Girl Scouting’s highest awards program represents girls’ dedication to making a difference for people in areas such as social services, healthcare and education, requiring rigorous projects that positively impact the community.

The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior in grades 4 – 5 can achieve, requiring a 20+ hour Take Action Project and the Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette in grades 6 – 8 can earn, involving a 50+ hour Take Action Project.