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Gold Award

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. Once achieved, it shows colleges, employers, and your community that you’re out there changing the world.

Join a century of women who have done big things. Learn more about Gold Award scholarships, the history of the Gold Award, and the benefits of going Gold. 

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You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
 
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You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent) 
 

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You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador
 

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You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey
 

Girl Scout Gold Award Steps
 
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Identify an issue
 

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Investigate your issue thoroughly
 

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Get help and build your team
 

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Create a plan
 

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Present your plan and gather feedback 
 

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Take action
 

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Educate and inspire
 


Congratulations to the 2014 Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Gold Award winners!
  • Amanda Kempher, Lima - Knot Forgotten

    Amanda Pack, Harrison - Lending Library

    Ashley Eckert, Hamilton - Erase Bullying

    Bethany Wilker, Celina - Music for the Young and Old

    Brigette Beggs, Findlay - Summer Basketball Camp

    Camille Borders, Mason - Girls Run the World: Encouraging Political Activism in Young Women

    Carolyn Fisher, Cincinnati - Walk for Wags

    Cayla Destefani, Bellbrook - Scouts United Under One Flag

    Chandni Chandiramani, Centerville - Fit Forever Together

    Corinne Tipping, Grand Rapids - Fun Under the Shade

    Danielle Faulkner, Cincinnati - Establishing an Ongoing Mission for Operation Christmas Child

  • Elaina Maag, Fort Jennings - Babysitting Class

    Ellie Halter, Centerville - Water Safety Awareness

    Emily Long, Maria Stein - An Answer to the C.A.L.L.

    Emma Grace Barlow, Dayton - Great Transitions for Military Teens

    Grace Elizabeth Stimson, Cincinnati - Senior Centers Shine

    Hannah Potter, Blue Ash - Toys 4 Kids

    Jacqueline Tyler, Englewood - Safety Fair

    Jessica Wynk, Celina - The Harmonized Rooms of Confidence

    Julia Ann Sewell, Cincinnati - Carson School Clothing Closet

    Kaitlyn Bretz, Hamilton - Belize Pen Pals

    Karissa Maye Hamblen, Georgetown - Preparing for the Seventh Grade

  • Kelly Pelfrey, Fairborn - Golf Camp

    Kimberly Hoffman, Delphos - Exploring Science Day

    Kristen Lockmiller, Defiance - A Gift from Me to You

    Kristen Maag, Fort Jennings, Ohio - First Aid and CPR Certification Course

    Kristina Nicole Painter, Waynesville - For the Love of Nature

    Laura Reimer, Perrysburg - Reading is an Adventure

    Lauren Blumberg, Loveland - Music in our Lives: Afterschool Music Enrichment Program

    Madison Burton, Georgetown - Distracted Driving

    Madison McClary, Cincinnati, Ohio - Suitcase of Hope

    McKenzie White, Cincinnati - Anderson’s Engineers of Tomorrow

    Megan Amberger, Sunman, IN - Angel Safety

  • Megan Welch, Fairborn - Math Olympics

    Miranda Forsythe, Mason - Operation: Ft. Ancient Clothing

    Rebecca Caldwell, Beavercreek - Game Change

    Sarah Jane LaCombe, Loveland - S.E.A.L.s: Students Who Have Experienced a Loss

    Serenity McKenzie, Dayton - Smile Bugs: One Smile at a Time

    Shannan Clemans, Bellbrook - Outdoor Survival Skills Camp

    Shelby Caudill, Bethel - Canine Calamity Kits

    Suzannah Bretz, Hamilton - Oxford’s Little Free Libraries

    Taryn Homier, Cloverdale - Growing for Others 

    Tiffany Schuster, Toledo - Bowling with Disabilities

    Tirzah Weiss, Centerville - Alternative Strings Board of Volunteers