Girl Scouts honor outstanding volunteers at annual meeting


The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (GSNCA) recognized several volunteers from the East Alabama area at an awards brunch held before its Annual Meeting on April 26. These volunteers were commended for their dedication to the Girl Scout mission. Throughout GSNCA’s 36-county area, 119 awards were given to volunteers.

Barbara Boyers of Southside received the Juliette’s Pearls award. This award recognizes an outstanding volunteer who has served Girl Scouts for 10 or more years and has had a significant impact on GSNCA.

Carolyn Brouillette of Alexandria received the Heart for Service Award. The award recognizes a volunteer who has given significant service to the council, as well as provides outstanding continuous service to the community, a civic organization or spiritual community. This service also results in a positive awareness of the Girl Scout Movement.

Anita Pullin of Gadsden, Cynthia Davis of Hayden and Valerie Jones of Eastaboga received the Honor Pin. This award recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of delivery of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience which has had measurable impact on two or more geographic areas of service, allowing the council to surpass its mission-delivery goals.

Laurie Barber of Moody, Kristina Bobo and Maria Eagly of Gadsden, Elizabeth Bowerman of Anniston, Carolyn Jester of Glencoe, Paula Lott of Alexandria, Traci Morrow of Munford, and Deborah Pate of Ashville received the Volunteer of Excellence award. This award recognizes volunteers who have contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls to teach leadership or who have supported the delivery of the council’s mission to girl and adult members.

Laura Elliott of Rainbow City received the Thanks Badge II. The Thanks Badge II honors a previous Thanks Badge I recipient who has continued to provide exemplary service in a leadership role, resulting in a measurable impact that benefits the total council of the entire Girl Scout Movement.

Kay Henderson of Pell City received the 30 Years of Service pin.

Barbara Boyers of Southside received the 35 Years of Service pin.

Karen Cooper Carroll of Odenville received the 40 Years of Service pin.

Milly Cooper of Odenville received the 45 Years of Service pin.

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