Girls in Troops 3193 and 3068 earned their Bronze Award, which is the highest award earned by a Junior Girl Scout. The first went to the following girls in Troop3068 led by Kim Powers for hosting a story hour at the library during the school year: Emily Powers, MacKenzie Strum, Megan Clark, Susan Ward, Makayla Holt and Shelby Turner.
The second went to the girls in Troop 3193 led by Lisa Westervelt for their collection of items for the animal shelter: Frances Barry, Jordyn Borho, Elena Doolan, Kassie Gijanto, Eryka Hayes, Sara Vradenburg and Courtney Wranasky.
The next highest award a girl can receive at the Cadette/Senior Level is the Silver Award. This award went to Becky Barber for hosting a Cookie Kickoff for the area scouts.
Also in May at Moriah School the following girls bridged to the next level: Brooke Mildon, Danielle Chamberlain, Harmony LaFountain, Rayven Perkins, Tamayra Arno and Sheyera Little.
Caleigh Lamour and Makayla Stockwell both earned their bronze award. They did a group project with their troop and with Daisy Troop 4036. They did two food drives for the local food pantry. Over 35 boxes of food was collected between the two drives. After the food drives they then went to the food pantry to stock the shelves.
"The Southern Essex County Girl Scouts would like to say a special thank you to Kim Powers for organizing this event and to Fort Ticonderoga for the use of the Great Room in the Mars Educational Center," Barber said.
In June approximately 15 area girls camped at Roger's Rock Campsite.
"A special thank you goes to Corinna Woods and Lisa Westervelt for organizing this event and to Roger's Rock Campsite for allowing us to camp there," Barber said.
The Service Unit acknowledged Ticonderoga Central School District, Moriah Central School District; Schroon Lake Central School District, Adirondack Lanes, Methodist Church, Ti Fire Department, Ticonderoga Armory, Fort Ticonderoga for the use of the Great Room and Ticonderoga Elks Lodge and Roger's Rock Campsite for contributions to the scouting program as well as to Boyeau's, Marc Potter and Patricia Shultz and Stewart.