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Maxwell Miller

Nash County Girl Scouts receive Silver Award

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RALEIGH – Maxwell Miller of Tarboro, and Noe Camp, Emily Gold, Suzanna Mosley and Grace Warner of Rocky Mount, have been awarded the Girl Scout Silver Award by Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines, which is the second highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

The award symbolizes Girl Scout Cadettes’ accomplishments in Girl Scouting and their community as they discover their strengths and take action to make the world a better place.

For their Girl Scout Silver Award project, the five girls made 50 baby blankets, collected various baby items and delivered the items to the Rocky Mount Salvation Army.

The items are being distributed on an as-needed basis.

Miller has been a Girl Scout since 2010, and Camp, Gold, Mosley and Warner since 2007. All are members of Girl Scout Troop No. 1969 led by Anne Mosley.

Miller is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David Miller and attends Rocky Mount Academy. In addition to Girl Scouting, she plays piano and is involved in athletics, jazz and tap dance, and theater.

Camp is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Camp and attends G.R. Edwards Middle School. She plays piano and is active in tennis, gymnastics and swimming. Gold is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren W. Gold and is home-schooled. She is a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Mosley is the daughter of Michael and Anne Mosley and attends Rocky Mount Academy. She is a member of the First Presbyterian Church, plays piano, and enjoys soccer, tennis, skiing and riding horses.

Warner is the daughter of Andy and Lynn Warner and attends G.R. Edwards Middle School. In addition to Girl Scouting, she is active in her church youth group, the city soccer league, and her school soccer, tennis and Quiz
bowl teams.

 


About the Silver Award

 

The Silver Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout in the sixth through eighth grades can earn. The Silver Award recognizes the work of Girl Scout Cadettes who demonstrate leadership skills culminating in 50 hours or more dedicated toward a service project that makes a difference in their community. It can be done as an individual or with a group. If done with a group, a girl must be responsible for a specific part of the project and evaluate her contribution to the project and the group.

 


Girl Scouts and Leadership

 

Girl Scouts of the USA has a 100-year tradition of building leadership skills in girls. Girl Scouts has shaped the lives of 53 percent of female senior executives and business owners, 60 percent of women in Congress, and virtually every female astronaut.

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls with 3.2 million girl and adult members worldwide. Girl Scouting is the leading authority on girls’ healthy development, and builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

In partnership with 10,000 adult volunteers, Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines serves more than 35,000 girl members in 41 Central and Eastern North Carolina counties. (Counties are: Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Chatham, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pender, Person, Pitt, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Vance, Wake, Warren, Wayne and Wilson.)

The council’s administrative headquarters is located in Raleigh, with additional program and service centers located in Fayetteville and Goldsboro.

For information on membership or volunteer opportunities, call 919-782-3021 or visit 
www.nccoastalpines.org.