Tuesday, April 4, 2017

2017 Girl Scout Gold Award Recipients from Southern Illinois

The Girl Scout Gold Award recognizes leadership, effort and impact that Girl Scout Seniors and Girl Scout Ambassadors have had on their communities. Only about 5 percent of eligible girls take the rigorous path toward earning this prestigious award, but those who complete the journey change the lives of others and their own in amazing and significant ways.

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois recognized the following girls for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award at their 2017 All That Glitters Award Ceremony.  Please note that an asterisk (*) signifies girls who have also earned the GSSI Trifecta Award for earning their Girl Scout Bronze Award, Girl Scout Silver Award and Girl Scout Gold Award.

2017 Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois
Girl Scout Gold Award Recipients

Emily Baima, Collinsville*
Project: Squirrel Habitat

Kaitlyn Barnett, Troy*
Project: Camp for Everyone

Elizabeth Boehning, O'Fallon*
Project: Operation Find a Friend

Elizabeth Burr, Collinsville*
Project: Camps in Motion

Lauren Carter, Collinsville*
Project: Nursery Reboot

Johannah Comish, Highland*
Project: Bridges to a Better Tomorrow

Cecelia Cowell, Red Bud*
Project: Got Safety?

Sarah Eversman, Swansea
Project: Plastic Caps

Sarah Goldacker, Glen Carbon
Project: An Old Spin on a New Trick

Hannah Grotecke, Granite City
Project: Old Six Mile Museum Repairs

Gabriella Holmes, Millstadt*
Project: Softball Pitching Fun and Exercise

Caitlin Lloyd, O'Fallon
Project: Suite Dreams

Lauren Lundy, O'Fallon
Project: Lullabies Live!

Josefina Pimentel, Carbondale
Project: Creative Writing: Express Our Dreams

Hannah Redinger, Columbia*
Project: Country to Country, School to School, Students Helping Students

Madeleine Renken, Troy*
Project: Graphing the Graveyard

Amelia Schmitz, Belleville*
Project: Signal Hill School: Strong Minds, Strong Bodies, Strong Character

Dakota Smallie, Granite City*
Project: Pontoon Beach Patchwork Garden

Caroline Stewart, Belleville*
Project: Washington Park Good Samaritan Center Playground

Jordyn Thompson, O'Fallon*
Project: Fall Fun Fair

Shelby Tingley, Granite City
Project: Homing the Homeless Birds

Alexandra Waugh, Nashville
Project: Move for Missions

Kelsey Weatherford, Columbia*
Project: Blooming Butterflies

Kayli Worthey, Neoga
Project:  The 3 Dangerous D's of Driving

Watch our GSSI Blog and social media platforms for more coverage of this year's Girl Scout Gold Award recipients and their amazing projects!