Senior Troop 1431 from Arlington, VA ready for zip lining at Council event near Harper's Ferry. Photo by Ellen Smythe.CapiTalk News

Congratulations Gold Award Girl Scouts

Gold Award Scholarships  

In Your Honor Gold Award YearbookGirl Scouts are making a difference in their community. They are combating bullying in the schools, helping younger students excel in reading, science and math; reaching out to the homeless; engaging veterans and teaching children healthy behaviors.

This year, 182 Girl Scouts from the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia were presented with the Gold Award, Girl Scouts highest honor, at the In Your Honor ceremony on May 12th, 2013 at Trinity Washington University. The Gold Award is the highest honor earned by a select group of Girl Scouts who have demonstrated superior leadership, organization and a higher commitment to community service.

gscnc's 2013 In Your Honor album on Photobucket

Vice President Northrop Grumman, Sandra Evers-Manly, delivered the keynote address at the ceremony. She is charged with building, sustaining and leveraging the diversity at Northrop Grumman, and ensuring an inclusive workplace where everyone is valued.

16 Gold Award honorees were also recognized as recipients of Gold Award educational scholarships.

Watch more videos with Girl Scouts describing their Gold Award project:

See the Award Yearbook online here.

Gold Award Scholarship: The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital announces this year’s Gold Award Scholarships. From the District of Columbia: Diossa F; Maryland: Jazmine A, Erin G, Sarah B, Julia D, Jennifer A, Alayna A, Caroline B, Cassie L, Hannah V and Michelle T; and Virginia: Cara B, Abrar O, Abigail K, Margaret S and Emma R.

Gold Award Girl Scouts share their projects:

Go For Gold- GS Gold Award Projects (MD/VA)

Go For Gold- GS Gold Award Projects

Go For Gold- GS Gold Award Projects (VA)

Go For Gold- GS Gold Award Projects (MD)

Gold Award Projects-Making A Difference

Posted: May 20, 2013

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