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June 8, 2013

Local Girl Scouts go for the gold

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Falzon worked with the kindergarten class at Deposit Central School and taught them all about music. Falzon said she learned a lot from her project including public speaking, planning and organization and responsibility. She is a senior at Deposit Central School.

Also recognized were several Girl Scouts from the Binghamton area who earned the Silver Award, which is the highest award Girl Scouts in sixth through eighth grades can earn; and many local Girl Scouts earning the Bronze Award.

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.

Local Girl Scouts earning the Bronze Award are as follows:

From Troop 30159: Katie Baker, Brooke Gerace, Tianna Gladstone, Alison Halstead, Jamie Klein, Mara Little, Michelle Ritter and Asia Vandunk of Walton; from Troop 30212: Elise Eldred and Logan O’Brien of McDonough, Brennan Finnegan of Norwich, Emily Barrows, Samantha Binelli, Sarah Camiel, Andrea Dempsey, Kelsey Drewniak, Kathryn Hofmann, Jessie Howe, Cali Norman, Catherine Northup, Jocelyn Ogden and Brooke Rice-Young of Oxford; from troop 30378: Virginia Mullins and Marissa Ramey of McDonough, Cheyanne Albrecht, Katie Becker, Mariah Caezza, Krysta Lestico, Tyler Lindner, Mackenzie Nichols and Katelyn Sisco of Norwich; from Troop 30499: Mara Frisbee, Richelle Gardner, Jessika Mabery and Gabrielle Ryan of Downsville; from Troop 30547: Hayley Richardson of Norwich; and from Troop 30570: Nina D’Amato of Gilbertsville; Hunter Christian, Kathryn Hawkins, Alexandria Miller and Shalleigh Taranto of Mount Upton, and Kelsey Pope of South New Berlin.

Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Inc. serves nearly 18,000 girls in 26 counties of New York and Pennsylvania. Visit www.gsnypenn.org or call the Johnson City Service Center at 724-6572 for more information.

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