Friday, September 9, 2011

Molly Earns Gold Award

Molly of Troop 371 earned her Gold Award after she realized the dire need for a food pantry in Wylam, Alabama. Molly worked with Acknowledge Outreach Ministries (AOM) to build a pantry on its campus. After educating students at her high school about the community’s needs, she organized a food drive to stock the new space. Molly also worked with a local church to make sure the pantry continues to stay full.

Molly graduated from Hoover High School in May 2011 and is currently a freshman at Harding University. Molly’s parents are Danny and Melanie.

The Girl Scout Gold Award is highest level of Girl Scout achievement. This award recognizes the Girl Scout Senior's or Ambassador's commitment to herself, her community, and her future. The girl who goes for the Gold embraces challenges, achieves excellence, and works diligently to make the world a better place, in her own unique way. Her leadership, vision and boundless energy is an inspiration to all Girl Scouts. Each girl earning her Gold Award demonstrates excellence through a leadership project totaling more than 65 hours. Girls who earn their Gold Award are also recognized by the President of the United States, the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Armed Services, state legislatures, colleges and universities for admission and scholarship opportunities, and the American Legion.