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Wake Forest Girl Scouts recognized

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RALEIGH ­— Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines recently recognized eight volunteers from Wake Forest for their commitment to the Girl Scout movement and supporting girls.

Amy Bohlayer and Carolyn Rogers received the Distinguished Service Award; Erica Cutchins received the GSUSA Appreciation Pin; Julie Brown, Laura Cox, and Emily Vickery earned the GSUSA Honor Pin; and Alison Hamilton and Joe Vickery earned the GSUSA Thanks Badge. They were awarded the honors at the Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines 12th Annual Meeting held in March in Greenville.

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes volunteers who have contributed remarkable service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout leadership experience through outstanding service in support of the council’s mission delivery to girl and adult members.

The Girl Scouts of the USA Appreciation Pin recognizes an adult volunteer who has delivered outstanding service to at least one area or program delivery audience.

The Girl Scouts of the USA Honor Pin recognizes outstanding service that is delivered to two or more areas or service units by an adult member significantly above and beyond the expectations.

The Girl Scouts of the USA Thanks Badge is one of the highest adult awards given in Girl Scouting. The award is presented only to those members whose service benefits the entire council.

The recipients of these awards have performed beyond expectations for their positions and have supported Girl Scouts’ mission delivery goals in one or more of the following functional areas: membership, development and community cultivation, volunteer relations and support, program, leadership, and council support service.

“Our council recognizes outstanding individuals like these volunteers each year to show our gratitude for their commitment to our Movement and making a difference for girls,” said Shawna Peaks, vice president of Learning and Development at Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines. “It is because of the leadership and dedication of volunteers like them that we are able to continue to build girls of courage, confidence and character.”

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