Colton, Norfolk, Potsdam, Richville, Harrisville residents earn Girl Scout awards
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 11:02 am

Area girl scouts will be recognized for earning the Girl Scout silver and bronze awards during May.

The Girl Scout silver award is the highest award Girl Scouts in grades six through eight can earn. To earn the award girls complete a cadtte 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 to earn the silver award are Amanda Mason of Colton, Avery Sharlow of Norfolk, Cheyenne Planty and Hali Walrath of Potsdam and Alexis Utter of Richville.

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.

Stacey Rich of Harrisville will earn the bronze award.