Girl Scout: Michelle
Project Title: Veterans Awareness and Appreciation
Michelle, a Senior Girl Scout focused her Gold Award project on learning from and appreciating Veterans.
Michelle spent time with Veterans, collecting stories and information through interviews. She used the information she collected to create a booklet, website and video, which were shared with her community.
Michelle hopes that this project will help Girl Scouts and their peers learn from and appreciate Veterans.
What is the Gold Award?
Starting in 1916, the best and brightest Girl Scouts undertook projects that improved their communities—and the world. The Golden Eaglet insignia, the highest award in Girl Scouting from 1916 to 1939, marked the beginning of a long tradition of recognizing the extraordinary efforts of extraordinary girls. From 1940 to 1963, the Curved Bar Award was the highest honor in Girl Scouting. From 1963 to 1980, the highest award was called First Class. And since 1980, the Gold Award has inspired girls to find the greatness inside themselves and share their ideas and passions with their communities.
How do Girl Scouts earn the Gold Award? The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest and most prestigious award that Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn. Fulfilling the requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award starts with completing two Girl Scout Sen...