MOUNT VERNON — Six exceptional young women were honored during Girl Scout Troop 214’s Gold Award Ceremony held Sunday at South Vernon United Methodist Church.
The Gold Award is the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Girl Scouts achieved by only 6 percent of all girl scouts. Gold Award recipients complete two leadership journeys before beginning their Gold Award Take Action project. Then they work individually to design and implement a project that solves a specific community problem. Each of Sunday’s awardees spearheaded a separate project but also helped her sister scouts complete their projects. Because girls have done everything together as a troop, they chose to delay the ceremony until everyone had earned her Gold Award so they could celebrate together.