Girl Award Honorees Shine Bright
It’s Girl Scouts Girl Award ceremony time! Sprit of Nebraska kicked off the season in Ogallala this past weekend. There were more than 50 recipients of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Award in the Guiding Star area. Here are a few highlights of that event:
This is Mildred Elwell, she received her First Class award in 1944. In this photo she is holding a newspaper clipping of her First Class project.
Close up of the newspaper article.
Mildred Elwell’s uniform with close-up of the arm. Her First Class patch is below her troop numbers on the left sleeve.
Bronze Award recipient Katelyn Leibhart from Imperial standing with Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska CEO, Fran Marshall (r) and Lisa Hiatt, Statewide Program and Outreach Director.
Gold Award recipient Ashley Ruegg with her family.
Leading a candle ceremony (l to r) 2012 Gold Award Recipient, Ashley Ruegg; previous Gold Award Recipient, Chelsea Foust; and previous Gold Award Recipient, Wendy McDermott.
Friendship circle at the candle ceremony.
(l to r) Gold Award/Curved Bar/First Class Recipients past and present: Ashley Ruegg of Scottsbluff, Belinda Fay of Scottsbluff, Chelsea Foust of Ogallala, Wendy McDermott of North Platte, Kathy Graham of Alliance, Bea Webster of North Platte (Program Specialist, Spirit of Nebraska), Carol Aten of North Platte (Board Member, Spirit of Nebraska) and Mildred Elwell of Sidney
Congratulations to all the award recipients, past and present, in the Guiding Star area (including those not pictured!) :)