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Highest Awards 2013 Celebration

Girl Scout Mission Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Girl Scout Promise On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country To help people at all times And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

Girl Scout Law I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place, and be a sister to every Girl Scout.

Thank you to Lockheed Martin Corporation for graciously printing the 2013 Highest Awards Celebration program. Special thanks to: El Pomar Foundation, The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) and St. Andrew United Methodist Church.


Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards

Building leaders who take action to make the world a better place Girl Scouts is excited about the opportunity to inspire girls with messages of leadership, caring for the environment, being kind to others, advocating for themselves and others, and respecting country. These values are at the core of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and the Highest Awards projects. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is different for each girl but she has the opportunity to hone her leadership, organizational and critical thinking skills. The three keys to leadership: Discover, Connect and Take Action, are put into play through the Girl Scout processes: girl led, learning by doing and cooperative learning. The focus for Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards is to identify a community issue, research the issue, develop a plan to address it in cooperation with a team of community members, establish a global connection with others and provide for sustainability for the project. The Bronze Award, earned by Girl Scout Juniors in 4th or 5th grade, challenges girls to work together as a group within the Girl Scout or wider community. At the Silver Award level—which is earned by Girl Scout Cadettes in 6th, 7th or 8th grades—girls work in groups of two to four in the wider community. The highest award in Girl Scouts, the Gold Award, is a project led by one young woman between 9th and 12th grade who builds a team to work with the larger community to meet a need. Since 1916, girls have successfully answered the call to Go Gold, an act that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of their communities and the world.


Everyone in the Girl Scout community is immensely proud of the exceptional young women who have earned one of Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards this year. They are leaders among their peers and in the community. We hope you will take inspiration from their accomplishments and share it with others. Their work has accomplished so much for so many throughout the state.

Help Girl Scouts build future leaders To help more girls on their path to leadership Girl Scouts needs everyone’s participation, voice and investment. Girls in Colorado are waiting for you to help them build their future. Get involved today as a Girl Scout volunteer, make a donation to a Girl Scout program or share an inspirational Girl Scout story with others. 1-877-404-5708


2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Stephanie Boudreaux, Falcon

Katherine Elise Nester, Littleton

Mikaylla Ashlyn Brown, Montrose

Charlotte Anne O’Donnell, Lafayette

Anneliese Meta Bruening, Boulder

Katie Perroni, Colorado Springs

Juliana Elise Burton, Lafayette

Kelsey Michiko Proper, Arvada

Jessica Anne Calzolari, Longmont

Frances Richardson, Centennial

Julia Campfield, Wray

Samantha Roberts, Longmont

Kelsey Lee Coker, Louisville

Abigail Claire Russell, Littleton

Kimberley D. Crawford, Brighton

Lindsey Linnea Schwarz, Monument

Annie Szczurek Davis, Boulder

Ashley R. Shuler, Lafayette

Renae Lynn Dotson, Wray

Jennifer L. Stobbs-Vergara, Centennial

Paige Julene Engelage,

Elizabeth Stuber, Boulder

Colorado Springs Madeleine Elaine Garcia, Denver Elizabeth Giles, Montrose Summer Michelle Hammond, Centennial Elizabeth Mary Henke, Littleton Jodie Hight, Colorado Springs Emily Ruth Krizmanich, Howard Jacqueline Lloyd, Falcon Sydney Faye Ludwick, Castle Rock Rachel Lynne Mills, Lakewood


Dezirae Joy Todd, Cortez Ashlyn Nell Tooley, Denver Caroline Troscher, Falcon Emily Marie Wagner, Highlands Ranch Paige Katherine Witter, Denver Kayla Ann Woodward, Lakewood Eleanor MacDonald Wroble, Denver

Stephanie Boudreaux Falcon Falcon High School You’re Beautiful I partnered with the Woodmen Hills Recreation Center on their annual beauty day for girls. Their current event was for young girls, but I decided that middle school girls need to learn more about this subject as without proper knowledge it can lead to low self-esteem. At the event they learned about proper skin care, hair care and fashion from area volunteers/ experts I recruited. It took me around three months to work on the project and it benefitted 25 girls. My Girl Scout troop also helped me with the project. I left my event plan with the recreation center so they could replicate it in the future. I am proud I helped girls raise their self-confidence through this project!

Mikaylla Ashlyn Brown Montrose Montrose High School Encouraging Reading After tutoring middle school students for another project, I discovered reading was an area where many students struggled. For my Gold Award, I created a partnership between my high school and Pomona Elementary. I had students come in and read during the annual Camp ReadMore, which impacted 420 students. The kids were really excited and sat in awe as the “older kids” read to them. I also constructed five reading benches for the libraries in the Montrose and Olathe School Districts. The ASTRA Club at my high school is planning to continue the reading partnership. Pomona also dedicated their bench to the third grade accelerated readers. If students score well on annual tests, they will paint their name and place their handprint on the bench. 5

2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Anneliese Meta Bruening Boulder Boulder High School Clothe Your Baby I love sewing, and I combined that love with helping those in need in my community for my Gold Award. I sewed clothing for underprivileged children in my community (through Parenting Place) as well as in Poland (through SOS Children’s Villages). I didn’t act alone in the venture. I reached out to family, friends and other area Girl Scouts to help me. I organized many sewing parties, where novice and expert sewers helped me. There were many challenges to overcome in following patterns and finishing the clothing items. But, in the end, we created 38 outfits for these organizations. I used Facebook to organize my parties and share information about my final products. I am proud to have helped families in need.

Juliana Elise Burton Lafayette Monarch High School Malaria Prevention and Agricultural Support The core issues that I addressed for my Gold Award project were the rapid increase of malaria and the prominent issue of hunger in the country of Haiti. I did this by first supplying mosquito repellent, insecticide, mosquito nets and malaria information to a local orphanage. The second phase included providing each of the 54 orphans with a gardening gift bag. Each bag contained a pair of gardening gloves, one packet of corn seeds, one packet of a random seed choice, and three tongue depressors to label and identify the vegetables in their garden. I worked with my community to collect these items and my Girl Scout troop assisted in assembling the items that a local group, Love Takes Root, took to Haiti.


Jessica Anne Calzolari Longmont Mead High School Hometown Hunger I established a community garden to supply fresh produce to a local food bank, St. John’s, for my Gold Award. I established a summer camp where children in the community learned about gardening, from planting to caring for plants and harvesting them. I also worked with OUR Center, which helps those in need, and taught a class on how easy it is to grow fresh produce and incorporate it into your life. The most successful aspect of my project was the relationships I created between volunteering at the community garden to working with the food bank volunteers. This project really helped me understand the kind of people who live in my community, and I know I made a difference in their lives.

Julia Campfield Wray Wray High School 100th Anniversary Celebration For my Gold Award project I wanted my community to celebrate a monumental moment in history—Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary (celebrated in 2012). I created an event for my community to celebrate this occasion. The day included crafts, cooking, skits, letter writing to our soldiers and a food drive to help the local food banks. Many area Girl Scout troops helped out. This required a lot of event planning as well as spreading the word in my community. I also wrote articles for our local newspaper about Girl Scouts’ history. In the end I created a notebook about everything I did so that others could plan similar large events. I feel the largest takeaway was inspiring other girls to love their Girl Scout experience.


2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Kelsey Lee Coker Louisville Monarch High School Kids Helping Kids I wanted to educate my high school community about teen homelessness. I teamed up with ALLY Youth Services, an organization that works with homeless teens. Not only did I collect school supplies and GED study books and socks and gloves in my high school for this center, but I also volunteered at the center for hundreds of hours, cooking them meals and helping motivate them to study for their GED. My high school DECA Club is planning to sustain the project. When I collected the items for the teens at my high school I also gave a presentation on the growing homeless teen issue in our country. I am most proud of the impact I had on these teens to improve their lives.

Kimberley D. Crawford Brighton Brighton High School Happy Faces For my Gold Award I collected 600+ toothbrushes and toothpaste for those living in Africa. I worked with my cousin, Kerry, who earned her Gold Award when she was a Girl Scout and worked for the Peace Corps in Africa. I collected these items through many places in my community, including the Special Olympics events. I also placed stories in my local newspaper. Everyone who donated signed a poster. I sent this to Africa so the people who got the donations could sign it and send it back. I am very happy and proud to have earned my Gold Award. I learned a lot about being a leader and how to communicate with others. I was featured on 9NEWS when I completed my project.


Annie Szczurek Davis Boulder Boulder High School Elders and Youth Working Towards a Greater Cause Through my Gold Award, I worked to address the issue that elderly people, even those in nursing homes, can be isolated and lonely. I created a program where over the course of several months, 27 5th graders from Boulder Community School of Integrated Studies came to Boulder Manor, a local nursing home, and got to know the residents by participating in discussions and activities with them. Feedback from the program showed it made a difference. One Boulder Manor resident said “it made me feel great and I loved getting to know the kids.� At the end of my project I created a guide for the school and nursing home as well as posted it online to encourage programs like this to continue in the future.

Renae Lynn Dotson Wray Wray High School Finger-Painting Masters For my Gold Award I created an art class for kindergarten to 4th grade children to help with the issue of there being little to no art classes for this age group. Art is one of my passions, and I believe that the sooner you are introduced to it the better. The art mediums we addressed through this two-month class included 3-D, symmetry, abstract, paint, pencil and pastel. At the end of the class the students entered their favorite piece of art in the Wray Art Show. My lesson plans for this class will be used for similar future projects. I also grew from a very shy and timid person to a confident leader. I also feel I gave children a way to express themselves.


2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Paige Julene Engelage Colorado Springs Coronado High School Worldwide Money Many Americans do not see past their own little world, but my Gold Award project’s goal was to break down those barriers and increase kids’ understanding of our world. I decided a unique way I could do that is by teaching kids about money from different countries. I gave two presentations to 12 children between the ages of 5 and 13. In one presentation, I had a kindergartener and a 7th grader, so finding a place where it was not too boring or too overwhelming was difficult. The children learned that money is a thread tying all cultures together. However, each currency shows off a country’s culture and their greatest achievements. The American Numismatic Association received copies of my presentation to use in the future.

Madeleine Elaine Garcia Denver East High School Craft Camps at The Gathering Place My Gold Award helped develop confidence and creativity for women and children living in poverty who don’t often have opportunities to express themselves. I worked with The Gathering Place, a day shelter, to develop craft classes that served 30 people. In my first camp one woman said, “It sure is nice to be able to come here and make something to take your mind off of everything.” This showed me small acts make big differences. I organized separate art projects for the women and children. I also created a binder showing all of the materials I used so the organization can hold similar camps in the future. I inspired my sister, my project helper, to become a permanent volunteer at The Gathering Place.


Elizabeth Giles Montrose Montrose High School Quilts for Care I made 13 quilts for the Bright Beginnings Preschool and Childcare Center for my Gold Award. They were excited to receive them and plan to use them in their infant room. I believe the quilts will remind the kids they were thought of and cared for. I learned to quilt at 8 years old from my grandma. I originally was going to donate the quilts to kids at a local hospital, but I found that many won’t keep the quilts as they are a painful reminder of being sick. Local Girl Scouts helped me with the project. I spent a total of 172 hours on this project and learned to be more patient and positive. I’ve also committed to repairing the quilts for the center as needed.

Summer Michelle Hammond Centennial Grandview High School Summershines Platelet Drive For my Gold Award I set out to help those in my community, like me, who are fighting cancer. After hours of hard work and coordination, 100 units of blood products (12 units of blood and 58 units of platelets) were donated to the Presbyterian/ St. Luke’s Medical Center. These donations also increased the hospital’s donor database, and I hope this will help their future donations. To get the word out I created a website and Facebook page. I also had a booth at the Relay For Life event at Smoky Hill High School. My main source of donors came from the leadership teams at Rose Medical Center and Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center as a result of presentations I gave to them.


2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Elizabeth Mary Henke Littleton Conifer High School For the Benefit of Moms For my Gold Award I updated the cry room for young mothers and their children at Trinity Lutheran Church in Denver. I cleaned and sanitized everything in the room, made covers for the two rocking chairs and a diaper changing cover, painted a mural on the wall and created a canvas painting and stenciled, and hung up animal cards on the ceiling. My hope was that an updated room would attract more young families to my church. After the room was done I created a pamphlet on the room for the church to display. Some of the skills I gained through this project included how to organize people and call people on the phone. I also learned I can make a difference when I try.

Jodie Hight Colorado Springs Cheyenne Mountain High School Green it Up! I decided to help the Laurel Manor Senior Citizens Care Center for my Gold Award. I helped out with this organization for my Silver Award, and after noticing their outdoor space/backyard was in disrepair, I decided to renovate it for my Gold Award. I spent three years on this project, gardening what was there and updating it with new garden spaces. I built a raised, interactive vegetable garden that gives the residents the opportunity to help water and watch the plants grow. All the plants will withstand the Colorado climate and reseed themselves. I also installed a drip system to help with watering. I take joy in knowing that I’ve helped provide these residents with access to this outdoor activity.


Emily Ruth Krizmanich Howard Cotopaxi High School Go Fish...Green! My Gold Award was all about helping the environment. Used fishing line was clogging up local lakes and hurting the wildlife. But, with a better way to dispose of used fishing line, this could be solved. I worked for several months with the Colorado State Forest Service and Division of Wildlife on installing fishing line receptacles around Chaffee County lakes. For two years, some local groups have volunteered to help maintain the receptacles. After the two years is up, the local Forest Service will take over the maintenance process. Those maintaining the receptacles also have the responsibility to send the used fishing line to a recycling plant in Iowa. I learned that I can be a strong and organized leader and can work in a team.

Jacqueline Lloyd Falcon Falcon High School Falcon’s Athletic Training Hot Packs During my volunteer work with my school’s athletic training program, I noticed they had a need for hot and cold packs to help with treatments. I created 15 of these to earn my Gold Award. Many of my family and friends helped me with this project. My project helped the athletic training program facility at my school run more smoothly. I am very proud I was able to balance my busy high school schedule to complete this project. I learned a lot about leadership and was able to explore my interests in athletic training, which is the career I plan to pursue in college. My school was very proud of my work and proudly displays a certificate about my project in the athletic training facility.


2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Sydney Faye Ludwick Castle Rock Douglas County High School You’ve Got A Friend In Me For my Gold Award project I set out to educate my community on basic pet first aid and care. This required me to do some research and also partner with veterinarians in my area. I educated my community through creating a blog and a brochure. I passed out nearly 200 brochures at several pet adoption events and animal hospitals. I also created a magnet with the phone number for animal poison control. When researching this topic I also learned about rattlesnake vaccinations for pets and included that in my information. Before I worked on this project I was very hesitant in asking people for help and being assertive. I have now become a lot more independent.

Rachel Lynne Mills Lakewood Green Mountain High School Preserving the History of Alice, Colorado The town of Alice, Colo. in Clear Creek County began as a mining settlement, then a ski resort, and is now a vacation house community. Specifically, the historic schoolhouse in the town was the center of my Gold Award. The Alice Historical Society needed a way to protect the paper files stored there, as well as a way to promote the schoolhouse to the world. I provided this through a website ( I built for them. Now they have an online presence and a way to permanently store the paper files. They also can store tangible artifacts in a display case that I built for them. The most challenging aspect of my project was teaching myself about the website-building program Dreamweaver.


Katherine Elise Nester Littleton Dakota Ridge High School Buried In Bottles I set out to help the environment for my Gold Award project by inspiring others in my community to be more responsible in using disposable plastic bottles. I was first educated on this topic by conservation expert Tracy Vlnicka at the Denver Zoo. Then I created a brochure and presentation that I delivered to 130 students at two different schools. At the presentation they signed pledge cards to use reusable bottles. I also created a Facebook page to help continue the education. I have realized through this project that compassion and taking action defines a part of who I am. I also learned how passionate I am about conservation and what I am capable of doing to help the cause.

Charlotte Anne O’Donnell Lafayette Fairview High School Un-Silencing Stories of Youth Depression My project benefited those who suffer or have suffered from depression by helping to raise awareness and open up a means of conversation about this important issue with the community. I worked with Colie’s Closet, a peer education group that focuses on teaching middle and high school students about depression. I helped build a new presentation on this topic and trained 20 presenters to help the organization reach more students. I also set up a collaboration between Colie’s Closet and Second Wind Fund of Boulder County, which provides free therapy to depressed and suicidal kids in the area. The immediate impacts of my project were often seen in Colie’s Closet members who felt empowered to help friends or themselves after training. 15

2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Katie Perroni Colorado Springs Liberty High School Blankets with Blessings When I started brainstorming ideas for my Gold Award project, it became clear to me that I wanted to help children. This has always been a favorite thing for me. I created 47 fleece blankets for sick children at Memorial Hospital for Children. My original goal was 30, so I was very excited to exceed my goal. I collaborated with groups in my church, area Girl Scout troops and the Spanish Club at my school, who has agreed to carry on the project. I am also very proud that I’m carrying on my family’s tradition of earning the highest awards in Scouting. The smiles on the children’s faces when I delivered the blankets is something I will never forget.

Kelsey Michiko Proper Arvada Ralston Valley High School Keep Our Creeks Clean The issues that I addressed for my Gold Award were water pollution, the importance of keeping our creeks clean, and the problems that are created from dumping wastes and chemicals into storm drains. I collaborated with the City of Arvada Water Quality Division. I visited businesses (Home Depot, Lowe’s, PetSmart, McDonald’s and Office Max) in my area and provided them with a brochure and educational video about storm water pollution and what can be done to prevent it. These businesses also allowed me to paint the words “Do not Dump, Drains to Waterways” in their parking lots next to storm drains. I believe my project made an impact and will continue to help educate others on this critical issue for our water supply.


Frances Richardson Centennial Grandview High School Learn to be a Grandview Wolf For my Gold Award I created a program designed to help students transferring to my high school. I based my project on my own experiences struggling as a transfer student during my sophomore year. The program is an orientation held at the beginning of every semester that teaches transfer students all the things that they would be expected to know, like how to use the computer network and make-up tests. Student volunteers lead a tour of the school at the end of the orientation. Through this project I learned about organizing large groups of people and the process of setting up a fair-sized community event. I was very happy to help my school become more friendly and accommodating to transfer students.

Samantha Roberts Longmont Skyline High School Nutrition Guide for Student Athletes My Gold Award was all about helping student athletes perform at their best by staying hydrated and maintaining a proper diet. I have personal experience being an athlete and knowing what can happen if you don’t fuel your body correctly. I put together hundreds of bags for student athletes in my community thanks to the help of companies like Gatorade. The bags included protein granola bars, color and preservative free Gatorade, and an athlete nutrition brochure I put together. In addition to the bags I also made presentations to several sports teams in my community. I worked with local doctors and athletes to come up with the information to include in my brochure and presentations. Area coaches will use these materials in the future as well. 17

2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Abigail Claire Russell Littleton Bear Creek High School The BC Stars I helped involve special needs students in the activities at my school for my Gold Award. I felt that special needs students weren’t welcomed. I decided to partner with the cheerleading squad, and we worked with special needs students on a dance, which they performed at an assembly. We worked with the students for six weeks. The students involved gained confidence and felt included. The performance also received high marks from administrators at the school and the student body. In fact I’ve seen many of my peers interact well with our special needs students after this program. Some have even signed up to be teacher assistants in this special needs department. There are plans to continue this project as part of the school’s P.E. curriculum.

Lindsey Linnea Schwarz Monument Palmer Ridge High School Project HOPE After going to San Juan, Puerto Rico with my youth group in 2011, I found that there are many low income children in this area who need help. I discovered these kids didn’t know English, and because Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States, knowing English is a key to their life success. When I returned home, I decided to create a daily curriculum of indoor and outdoor activities for these children to teach them English and life skills. The largest obstacle I faced was the cultural differences and language barrier. But I found a local mentor who was born and raised in Puerto Rico to help. I will never forget these children. They helped me become a better person.


Ashley R. Shuler Lafayette Peak to Peak Charter School Mission Musician Music is one my passions, and for my Gold Award I created an advanced orchestra at my school. Although my school has an orchestra program that works for most students, a few of us have been taking private lessons and are advanced. In addition to playing for school events, such as the National Honor Society induction, the new group also took on tutoring 5th grade students. My project most impacted my school’s music teachers, who are stretched very thin in managing many other musical groups on tight budgets. This group also met the need to challenge students who were at a more advanced level. I learned how to be a music teacher through this process, which will help with my career aspirations.

Jennifer L. Stobbs-Vergara Centennial Eaglecrest High School Smiles For Miles Educating underprivileged youth on the benefits of good oral hygiene was the inspiration for my Gold Award. During my project I taught children at Joshua Station, a transitional homeless shelter, as well as other Girl Scouts, how to properly brush, floss and maintain good oral hygiene. With orthodontist Dr. Nielson and local dentists, I developed materials to distribute in bags I made with my grandmother. The bags included instructions, toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss. More bags were delivered to additional shelters. Smiles for Miles education will continue beyond my project through another local Girl Scout troop to whom I passed my program materials and plans. Through this project I grew as a leader, learning how to work with professionals and delegate tasks to accomplish my goals. 19

2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Elizabeth Stuber Boulder Boulder High School Accessible Gardens My grandmother inspired me for my Gold Award project. When my grandmother was in an assisted living facility, I felt it would have benefited her to have something to care for, like a garden. So I decided to put together gardens at Sunrise, an assisted living facility in my area. I spent 60+ hours on this project. My family and friends helped me. I constructed the gardens in such a way that even those in wheelchairs can enjoy them and help care for them. At the completion of my project the gardens were introduced to the residents, and activities have been created at the facility for the residents to help care for them for years to come. Through this project I grew as a leader.

Dezirae Joy Todd Cortez Montezuma-Cortez High School Scrambled Eggs for Brains Traumatic brain injuries are a serious issue often overlooked. I have gone through this and found that many are uneducated on the issue. For my Gold Award I created a blog (myscrambledeggsforbrains. to help inspire people going through these injuries. I interviewed people who had brain injuries and also told my story, particularly focusing on how to cope with challenges. I also did some further research on these injuries, which I included on my blog. I promoted my blog to my Facebook friends. With this blog people coping with a brain injury have tools to help them through the healing process. People worldwide have connected with me, and it feels good to know I am making a difference.


Ashlyn Nell Tooley Denver East High School Pencils for Paraguay After spending a summer in Paraguay, I decided I wanted to help disadvantaged children and give them an equal opportunity to education. I found that students were unable to learn because they were lacking basic materials to write with or that teachers were lacking materials to plan their lessons. For my Gold Award I collected notebooks, pencils and other school supplies to give these students a chance to learn. I reached out to my community and local Girl Scout troops to help. Additionally I gave presentations about my project to various groups across the state. These presentations have led to other drives to benefit these children as well as inspired others to become involved. I gained many leadership skills through this project.

Caroline Troscher Falcon Falcon High School Library Beautification For my Gold Award project I helped out the new local library in my town. One day when my mom and I drove by the library, it struck me that there wasn’t much there but the building itself. I decided to decorate the outside of the building, including adding picnic tables so people visiting could enjoy reading in the great Colorado outdoors. We also decorated pavers, which are cement tiles. I got volunteers from my Girl Scout troop, family and the Falcon community to help with my project. I was very happy that a lot of kids decided to help. During my project I learned many things about myself but the major one is that I can do anything I put my mind to.


2012-2013 Gold Award Recipients

Emily Marie Wagner Highlands Ranch Mountain Vista High School Hope for Haiti I organized a supply drive for the children of Haiti for my Gold Award. I did this project to help these children living in poverty and also educate my community about these important world issues and how they can help. To collect the items I created fliers and gave presentations in my community. I put together 150 backpacks of school supplies. I also collected hygiene items, clothing, toys and stuffed animals. I will take these items to the region on a mission trip. Additionally I created a website on my project and included information on how people could help in the future. Many students in my school were inspired by this project and plan to carry it on in the future.

Paige Katherine Witter Denver George Washington High School Smiley Tutoring Group For my Gold Award I addressed the achievement gap for about 50 students at Smiley Middle School. I did this by setting up a tutoring program between the middle school and my high school. I hoped by pairing middle school students with high school role models, it would prepare and motivate them to do well in high school. Over the year-long program, teachers noticed test scores going up as well as improvement in classroom behavior. My school is continuing this program, and the high school students have found it very rewarding. One girl I tutored started the year doing addition by counting on her fingers. By the end of the year she could do addition and subtraction as well as basic multiplication and division.


Kayla Ann Woodward Lakewood Bear Creek High School Mile High Hope I wanted to help teens coping with cancer, so I decided to create a resource guide for them. The guide included helpful information on cancer, tips on going back to school and how to stay connected with friends. I distributed my materials, along with a travel bag with a journal and hair tie, to 70 patients through Sky High Hope camp and the Oncology Unit at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Due to the High Park fire, I had to change my plans of attending the Sky High Hope overnight camp and instead go to an area day camp. Through this project I learned to communicate with adults and challenge my comfort zone to talk to strangers.

Eleanor MacDonald Wroble Denver East High School Pennies Make Cents I addressed the lack of financial education that people have in the world for my Gold Award. Studies have repeatedly proven that children who receive financial education while they are young are more likely to be successful in the future. Through my involvement on the Youth Advisory Board at Young Americans Center for Financial Education, I came up with a project where I organized a class that I took out to school groups and the Girl Scout community to present. The 50 kids were taught basic financial ideas such as the benefits of saving over spending and the differences between dollars and cents. The proudest part for me in this project was seeing the excitement of the kids as their knowledge grew.


2012-2013 Silver Award Recipients

Juliettes (Individually Registered Girls) Arvada – Makala Roggenkamp Boulder – Christina Perkins Boulder – Mia Robichaud Boulder – Naomi Graff Carbondale – Emily Adams Longmont – Kimberly Levine Sedalia – Joelle Hicks Troop 10 – Fruita Katlyn Muller Reilly Breckheimer Troop 24 – Fruita Amanda Franklin Laura Hedlun Troop 31 – Thornton Grace McDonnell Lauren Facey Lauren Ware Megan Facey Sydney Mayer Teagan Carlson Troop 37 – Colorado Springs Aimee Swanson Julia Fedorczuk Kady Bauer Kayla Sutherland Nicole Stowe Troop 42 – Grand Junction Mikayla TerLouw Sarah Erskine


Troop 50 – Longmont Elizabeth Larson Sterling Sheffer Troop 98 – Monument Cathryn Underwood Celeste Doiron Rebecca Kopacz Troop 120 – Clifton Makalea Snyder Troop 121 – Grand Junction Hillary Harris Kayla Stehesurner Kiernan Forster Mariah Ehlers Samantha Singer Troop 123 – Evergreen Cassie Coukos Kylee Fowler Madelyn Fahnline Troop 134 – Colorado Springs Andrea Harris Rachel Zable Troop 140 – Grand Junction Ashley Sage Kasia Kucera Maddy Mueller Natalie McConnell Troop 149 – Grand Junction Kylie Shipard Samantha Ingalls

Troop 162 – Lakewood Magaska Christensen Mikayla Robinson Nancy Taylor Priscilla Johnson Sarah Evans Shelia Beckler Troop 176 – Ft. Collins Emma Donavan Erin Walrath Rachel Schneider Shelby Baker Troop 206 – Longmont Cassidy Precht Catherine Stygar Claire Jolly Olivia Gomez Taryn Eveland Troop 332 – Wray Codi Nolde Evelyn Martinez Jasmine Vasquez Stephanie Parrish Troop 398 – Colorado Springs Angela Smith Troop 419 – Colorado Springs Jessica Mills Troop 463 – Colorado Springs Caroline Stieglitz Kaylee Frear

Troop 515 – Falcon Allison Mee Courtney Stanton Iris Mosbarger Jessica Yost Raegan Petch Troop 520 – Colorado Springs Alessandra Smith Andrea Pabst Hannah Mellecker Jessica Battin Maddie Block Sammie Allison Shannon Stibitiz Troop 708 – Longmont Keira Hook Troop 754 – Colorado Springs Kiara Tomlinson Lauren Schofield Megan Burnett Troop 756 – Grand Junction Katherine Bradfish Troop 811 – Ft. Collins Katie Otto Troop 815 – Castle Rock Alyssa Wells Daniela Navarro Julia Fox Kaitlyn Goligoski Megan King Shaylee McNeal


2012-2013 Silver Award Recipients

Troop 903 – Colorado Springs Christina McAninley Troop 918 – Littleton Courtney Coleman Troop 925 – Hugo Kaeli Humphrey Troop 931 – Colorado Springs Heather Cooper Jordan Wilson Madison Ben Rebecca Clark Troop 958 – Centennial Abigail Graham Allie Highsmith Bella Sumner Cristina Bryant Julia Zelaya Kaitlyn Snyder Maddie Egerton Mary Burns Maryellen Parachini Sarah Sievers Troop 1038 – Centennial Alexandra Crowder Amy Raymond Elizabeth Brandel Elizabeth Wharry Emma Parkhurst Kaitlyn Davis Savanna Poelma Sydney Nelson Taylor Alderson 26

Troop 1147 – Thornton Alyssa Martinez Chloe Regan Hannah Regan Lauren Anderson Meg Anne Anast Mikaela Romano Rachel Kane Troop 1309 – Larkspur Emma Marshall Kathryn Leachman Paige Applegate Sophia Parker Troop 1364 – Centennial Jordan Arnell Madison Risberg Mary Schedlbauer Troop 1403 – Highlands Ranch Alyssa Paradis Brianna Lijewski Cassandra Reed Emma Pond Kelly Bergstrom Kelly Dakota Christiansen Kylie Ludivig Lauren Martin Makayla Devening Meghan Boe Troop 1497 – Parker Katerina Moore Katie Vaillancourt Meghann Tansley

Troop 1497 – Parker (cont.) Tressa Bishop Victoria Nemchek Troop 1504 – Parker Abigail Hildenbrand Haley Hildenbrand Troop 1531 – Highlands Ranch Ainsley Carson Annalysa Morales Beza Tafari Colin Lemon Grace Hazen Jenna Luttkes Jenny Hage Kailee Godinez Lily Buchanan Marisa Dominguez Montana Moore Samantha Walker Tiernan Finco Troop 1602 – Centennial Claire Cooper Jessica Lancisi Kailee Henderson Katie Robinson Laura Pranger Madisen Kuska Madison Thomas Samantha Most Shannon Thomas

Troop 1643 – Centennial Cassidy Stuhlsatz Electa Sutton Lorraine Ortiz Troop 1713 – Broomfield Sarrah Cherry Troop 1751 – Castle Rock Lauren Bosco Lindsay Iannone Rebecca Hefty Taylor Shoenhair Troop 1804 – Grand Junction Chloe Pickford Karissa Crespin-Abele Katie Kiefer Kayla Mazza Milan Haupt Mindy Mazza Natalie Weber Vicki Bachtell Troop 1854 – Highlands Ranch Alexandra Dillon Maddie Teal Troop 1896 – Highlands Ranch Audrey Benner Claire Benner Elise Brooke Riley White Sydney Marchando Taylor Brooke


2012-2013 Silver Award Recipients

Troop 2016 – Parker Belle Bashaw Duval Sutherland Kalie LaFlex Lauren Miller Royah Damawand Sara Johnson Valerie Blome Troop 2078 – Parker Kellyn Dassler Troop 2110 – Golden Lauren Lundeen Troop 2198 – Littleton Amber Sharshel Anna Lamport Delani Rhynard Hannah Matson Kellie Fleming Sarah Babish Hannah Johnson Troop 2223 – Lafayette Claire McConville Claire Schaffer Emma Guy Nicole Taudien Shawn Cartin Troop 2292 – Parker Alyssa Crocker Elizabeth Schmidt Kirsten Painter Sofia Katsiouleris


Troop 2372 – Loveland Anastasia Rosen Troop 2397 – Arvada Bronwyn Elisha Kirsten Guttormsson Valeria De Luna-Kent Troop 2433 – Brighton Marieke VanErven Molly Phibbs Troop 2507 – Castle Rock Abby Sickinger Emily Wickenheisser Latonya Copney Melissa Wilson Sara Haubenchild Troop 2604 – Centennial Courtney Hicks Hannah Powell Jamie Paterson Jessica Burley Lindsey Smith Taylor Brown Troop 2791 – Broomfield Amanda Marquez Brianna Dzilvelis Casey Donohue Julie Conn Kaitlin Ronan Katie Conn Katie Eaman Keely Frost Megan Eaman

Troop 2859 – Lafayette Dinah Bowman Erin Haumesser Mary Hanson Teresa Freeman Whitney Rose Little Troop 2879 – Aurora Brooke Kagan Elizabeth Hoelscher Emily Bihler Katelin Weston Kayleigh Cornell Sarah Ness Scout Perez Stella Hayli Susan Wilson Troop 3015 – Aurora Bethany Casali Lisa Stolzenberger Troop 3081 – Aurora Alyssa Gillespie Anastacia Johnson Ashlee - Rose Dutcher Brianne Azuero Brittany Ward Harlee Smith Katie Smith Layna Bradney Tally Rohr Yasmin Sethna Kay Nunnally

Troop 3265 – Frederick Haley Austin Troop 3302 – Arvada Brittany Blish Troop 3401 – Colorado Springs Kathryn Leslie Lauren Ferguson Troop 3460 – Boulder Carina Schmid Grace McNutt Lauren Wubbena Lexzi Shomler Rose Goodman Troop 3665 – Denver Briana Robinson Grace Talbert Jessica Herrera Kaili Boggs Koryn Artis Troop 4548 – Fruita Mikah Phillips Troop 9119 – Grand Junction Keanna Estes


2012-2013 Bronze Award Recipients

Troop 10 – Fruita Aviara Kisselburgh Emily Kidd Katherine Carter Troop 33 – Grand Junction Isabel Moore Janelle Johnston Naomi Allen Troop 50 – Longmont Alexis Osterman Belle Frezquez Codi Houston Lilyann Preston Sherena Simmons Skyler Sheffer Stephanie Burger Troop 58 – Highlands Ranch Alexandra Brooke Audrey Dezell Caroline Eck Ella Lucas Erin Heaton Hanna Sexton Isabella Palandri Kaela London Kate Buffington Keely Ryan Niaz Jamshidi Sarah Vaughan


Troop 94 – Montrose Alexis Parsons Brianna Hernandez Genevieve Leshiewski Kaitlyn Neubaum Kennitha Hawley Kira English Loveann Cox Peyton Quon Troop 98 – Monument Kyra TerLouw Troop 100 – Highlands Ranch Abby Barnes Anna Howell Erin Snader Jessica Sweeney Kate Bleyle Troop 131 – Littleton Kelsey Harry Troop 156 – Eagle Faith Quintana Rilee Boyd Troop 172 – Longmont Anna Warden Ashlyn Smith Asia Jensen Kalynn Hubbard Katie Larsen Maia Normann Marlo Harvey Mykayla Martinez

Troop 172 – Longmont (cont.) Stephanie Pabst Stephanie Taylor Taylor Caraballo Troop 256 – Littleton Abigail Burnham Abigail Orton Ashleigh Wisher Grace Banigan Haylee Free Kalli Honeycutt Kathryn Lichlyter Kati Bach Kaylee Tyner Lanae Gordon Lauren Chavez Sophia Vinci Sophie Kaiser Valerie Garcia Victoria Tonelli Troop 269 – Glenwood Springs Carily Cook Chandra Starr Courtney Hassell Hanna Spencer Rosalie Polvin Victoria Madden Troop 336 – Ft. Collins Annie Kalmbach Colley Tobin Lore Sanchez

Troop 336 – Ft. Collins (cont.) Malorie Acott Sophia Barnett Zoey Neidhardt Troop 357 – Ft. Morgan Abby Spicer Emma Spicer Troop 364 – Ft. Collins Alexandria Majors Amanda Gilsdorf Amelia Welch Anika Svoboda Ashley Lambert Chantelle Conlon Dakota Bankston Hanna Eriksson Jaden Scott Kennedy Miles Molly Lubbers Taylor Anthony Troop 458 – Brighton Hannah Rockwell Troop 470 – Aurora Abby Klopfer Adriana Joga Alexa Stolarski Averi Eisaman Camila Garcia-Ferreyra Cassie Hamilton Courtney Rodecker Delaney Doom

Troop 470 – Aurora (cont.) Destiny Nelson Emma Wegwart Faith Fritschler Haley Caster Keana Shadwell Kylie Osgood Madeline Gillet Maggie Stowe Nicole Reiser Olivia Richard Sabrina Lin Sadie Hessing Saylor Perez Stephanie Gabzdyl Tatum Cambell Troop 475 – Ft. Collins Chloe Greer Lauren Williamson Rebecca Griffith Riane Barker Sarah Longshore Troop 487 – Berthoud Alexa Rath Aurelia Miramontes Autumn Bunch Kathryn Worrell Madisun Mastriona Troop 599 – Johnstown Ashton Sellke Brie-Anna Bradley

Troop 599 – Johnstown (cont.) Jaylene McDowell Jayme Lawrence Kelsey Brichacek Olivia Blumenshine Vivianna Ehrlick Troop 667 – Denver Ajala Way Andie Walker Anneka Barton Averi Jackson Brianna Leieritz Cassie Malec Elizabeth Bannister Emerson Knoll Emily Turner Hanae Leieritz Isabelle Sloan Killian McMahon Maddie McGrigg Nia McMahon Phoebe Fanganello Victoria Tilden Troop 753 – Arvada Emma Rossacci Gabriella Shoemaker Savannah Danenhauer Shaelyn Carter Sophie VanAlsburg Sydney Eye


2012-2013 Bronze Award Recipients

Troop 850 – Louisville Addison Nakari Annika Christensen Brooke Newell Genevieve Glimp Grace Hardwick Hailey Andresen Isabelle Hettmansperger Kendall Weideman Miranda Hunt Natalie Fisher Natalie Treat Ruby Blanchette Sofia Edgar Zea Cain Troop 864 – Colorado Springs Adela Cortez-Lowry Aislyn Bell Alexis Niles Alia Kapphan Kaylee Scott Taliyah Poindexter Troop 867 – Broomfield Anna Richards Brooke King Emily Donohoe Emma Peterson Haley Graham Juliana Walther Kate Vizyak Kira Guess


Troop 867 – Broomfield (cont.) Madison Crisler Madison Schoeder Regan Hurst Troop 910 – Colorado Springs Alexa Plante Angelina O’Connor Aurora Sawyer Caitlin Cairns Emma Hybl Marykatherine Fitzpatrick Mckayla Nelson Samantha Litten Troop 922 – Colorado Springs Daijah Jones Isis Nichols Troop 985 – Westminster Ciara Currigan Dionna Hearlson Eve Weisenburg Haeley Williams-Smith Haydee Ramirez Jaclynn Becka Jessica Wassmer Kailey Carr Katie Wassmer Kaylee Peterson Lizzie Sumner Mattea Mitchell

Troop 985 – Westminster (cont.) Morgan Mitchell Paige Johnson Sydnei Lewis Xandra Lorenz Yasmeen Guerrero Troop 1013 – Evergreen Destiny Vickery Devyn Dhieux Kailyn Pashman Troop 1017 – Grand Junction Arica Massey Caitlyn Taylor Kate Vroman Maddie Vroman Rebecca Booth Trinity Brassette Troop 1053 – Littleton Emily Foehner Eve Wegher Josie Coffey Maggie Smith Maya McChesney-Loupe Olivia Kirkpatrick River Freeburg Sierra Freeburg Sydney Brown Zoe Bonasera

Troop 1108 – Grand Junction Cassandra Blake Cassandra Townsend Troop 1192 – Dolores Kylie Breitenbach Troop 1206 – Lakewood Alia Feltes-DeYapp Amber Anderson Troop 1290 – Ft. Collins Alison Goff Emily Winn Julia Mahon Katie Cowell Shannon Wilson Troop 1365 – Castle Rock Alexis Jacobs Isabel Ellertson Joslynn Kilman Mackenzie Burkhardt Mikaria Widmer Rebekah Paolino Troop 1421 – Castle Rock Amelia Moenster Brooke Washburn Claudia Lemire Grace Oswald Kathryn Clemens

Troop 1421 – Castle Rock (cont.) Morgan Schaaf Natalie Christiansen Renee Crowe Sarah Carter Troop 1519 – Grand Junction Abbey Hoefer Abigail Stockton Claire Conkling Holli Acree Laynie Collins Troop 1537 – Grand Junction Alaina Siemers Breana Sinclair Troop 1715 – Brighton Alorah Michel Alyssa Hill Morgan Starner Nicole Hollister Troop 1729 – Highlands Ranch Abby Weiske Ashley Butler Blake D’Ascoli Camille Antonsen Miranda Cohen Sage D’Ascoli Teagan Haberkorn

Troop 1735 – Highlands Ranch Alexis Leeret Cati Karr Colleen Rafferty Hannah Moore Kathryn Fair Katie MacKinnon Leila Lynch Samantha Pinette Sydney Liebe Troop 1765 – Greeley Alysia Brown Rowan Dunning Troop 1770 – Arvada Abigayl Post Ashley Webster Jenna Reichert Jessica Powell Kaylie Braun Taylor Cillessen Troop 1814 – Kittredge Heather Juliano Troop 1944 – Lakewood Annalise Biesterfeld Jordyn Pollock Kalyn Neal Kenna Farnworth Krystal Suyat Madelyn Loker Mayzee Collins


2012-2013 Bronze Award Recipients

Troop 1960 – Longmont Ariel Hirshfield Emma Gibbs Julianna Foy Kate Hranko Lily Schilling Troop 1981 – Aurora Anna Wikowsky Elizabeth Groves Emilia Chapin Gina Vanminnen Jordan Smith Katie Nelson Kylee Tafoya Molly Lyons Troop 2012 – Colorado Springs Stacey Meacher Troop 2159 – Centennial Alexa Wade Amelia “Mimi” Herbert Casey Prior Claire Gerken Grace Campbell Grace Young Jane Brown Madelyn Sailers Molly Engelke Myranda Sarasvati Sabrina Rugg Shealyn Wade


Troop 2173 – Centennial Cassandra Fuhriman Troop 2183 – Castle Rock Kelley Slagowski Morgan Hinker Troop 2192 – Brighton Calya Adair Casey Sauer Hallie Nunnally Kailee Cowan Madison Schultz Nina Grassmick Taressa Hilfer Troop 2276 – Thornton Addison O’Donnell Alexis Baker Athena Short Carissa Lobb Josie Page Kaitlin Ross Kelsey Yost Lauren Kettler Makenna Watson Payton Pritchard Troop 2372 – Loveland Britta Wenman Troop 2374 – Littleton Katelinn Wahler Katie Bierzychudek Kendall Smith Williams

Troop 2374 – Littleton (cont.) Makayla Lipscomb Rachel Rasmussen Troop 2393 – Colorado Springs Emily Clark Troop 2409 – Littleton Josie Lyons Troop 2521 – Aurora Caitlin Loughry Danielle Armitage Paige Montgomery Troop 2530 – Dillon Brianna Bolcato Cassie Pierson Catherine Moran Delaney Smits Ella Williams Jasmine Purcell Kaci Wood-Sister Maison Keen Nature Currey Sara Speedy Sarah Hood Victoria Cadwaller Troop 2596 – Evergreen Ania LaDow Brooke Bowman Julayne Kilcullen Katie Hays

Troop 2596 – Evergreen (cont.) Lily Mott Nina Seaman Taylor Crawford Troop 2627 – Broomfield Annabelle Posso Brooke Zarecki Hailey Higney Lana Kaufman Mollie Higney Sarah Goodchild Troop 2634 – Westminster Alex Benavidez Alexa Fiore Allison McDermott Alyssa Lavey Amelia Spuler Ava Young Charli Dolan Claire Rusovick Danielle Assadourian Jordan Blechar Lauren Knorr Lindsey Fleak Makayla Merlo Malana Crawford Mia Horne Rachel Poe Shyanne Obernesser Torrance Wisner

Troop 2646 – Castle Rock Ariana Fleet Jaeleigh Dunning Kaitlin Sanchez Maia Hawkins Shannon Thompson Troop 2734 – Highlands Ranch Casey Ford Chloe Yets Kendall Kessler Kira Van Ravensberg Madison Chapman Troop 2741 – Boulder Alisa Moseley Annalyse Aguirre Becky Hoyt Blake Carter Briana Agnew Greta Koenig Jodi Hester Kate Hefferan Maisey Ehret Patty Martinez Terina Patrick Zoe Callicoatt Troop 2754 – Silverthorne Abby Lau Annette Akers Annika Fowles Brianna Vowell

Troop 2754 – Silverthorne (cont.) Daniela Saldivar Gabby Magliocchetti Halle Rogers Hannah Anderson Kamalani Kanamu Madison Lytle Micah Pierce-Coleman Natalie Doocy Rachel Counihan Troop 2758 – Westminster Alison George Chloe Berglund Emily Butler Erin Staggs Helina Thoma Lauren Buckley Lauren Davis Madie Thorburn Meghan Schutt Savannah Purdy Shaughnessy Schmidt Troop 2770 – Castle Rock Alexis Smith Allison Burgess Annie St George Emma Elmassian Jordan Koler Kelly Rehm Morgan Dopp Skylar Smith 35

2012-2013 Bronze Award Recipients

Troop 2830 – Denver Acadia Ferrero-Lampron Amy LeClaire Emma Krantz Kaylea Chidester Sophia Niquette Troop 2904 – Littleton Annabelle Strauss Bridget Gwyn Caitlin Overby Dana Wilhelm Emma Johnson Franchesca OcasioSmith Heather Robles Katie Caperton Katie Eckel Mackenzie Collins Marissa Hart Megan Attebery Troop 2920 – Littleton Abby Frier Callie Christiansen Elizabeth Hunt Megan Brillhart Melanie Hoffmann Troop 3019 – Ft. Collins Madison Mauch Molly Klingner Veronica Knipp


Troop 3038 – Centennial Aubriana Hudiburgh Jessica Alles Shayla Noon Troop 3301 – Arvada Cassidy Leyva Charlotte Blish Cheyenne Jacks Crimzon Lewis Gillian Torchia Jacey Warner Madison Walker Maria Curtis Sydney Schwarz Trynide Bulander Troop 3354 – Parker Alexa Garrett Felicia Tuccitto Kaitlyn Rudinsky Sidney Robertson Troop 3360 – Fountain Breanna Maxrcy Jordan Hensley Natalie Unger Troop 3451 – Highlands Ranch Ali Hernandez Amy Holland Caitlin Story Caroline Reinkensmeyer Delaney Sweeney

Troop 3451 – Highlands Ranch (cont.) Hannah Thiele Harper Boggs Jenna Fitzsimmons Josie Fullford Madysen Rutherford Mallory Prescott Meredith Bacon Morgan Plant Savanah Mefford Troop 3499 – Arvada Grace Drew Katherine French Makenna Carpenter Troop 3500 – Littleton Alissa Leen Amberlyn Weiner Emily Strout Julie Grossman Maggie Scott Sydney Ament Victoria Douglas Troop 3526 – Highlands Ranch Abigail Rickman Danielle Srdoc Kaitlin Emerson Talia Deese

Troop 3540 – Monument Deonna Pruett Emma Boynton Kara Ramsey Kasey Johnson Katie Doiron Kenda Bachet Madison Lyttle Nicole Miller Teresa Buonaiuto Troop 3580 – Colorado Springs Alexandra Courcy Genevieve Howard Isabelle Grant Kendell Greene Madison Doan-Moar Rayna Lowq Troop 3608 – Centennial Angela Foote Campbell Finch Clara Sjoberg Helena LaBree Lauren David Macy Niichel Maddie Farr Madison Teller Michelle Wainner Molly Piazza Natalie Parkhurst

Troop 3619 – Parker Alicia McKenzie Isabel DeBeer Karis Cowdrey Katelyn Glassman Savannah McKenzie Troop 3638 – Colorado Springs Aubrey Geaslin Faith Gerweck Nicole Sandoval Sarah Garcia Shelby Pavlin Troop 3712 – Grand Junction Alanna Baker Natlie Huerta Zyra Ramirez Troop 3869 – Highlands Ranch Avery Conte Caitlin Murphy Erika Slatten Hannah Levin Jenica Caldwell Kalina Hartman Mary Urias Mckenna Foster

Troop 3940 – Grand Junction Anela Cronk Anne Kessler Bridget Miller Grace Rose Kamryn Peltier Olivia Burkholder Riley Smallwood Syvannah Fraser Troop 4047 – Evergreen Aliciana Troy Anna Gabriele Troop 4057 – Evergreen Anna Christensen Teresa Pettitt-Kenney Troop 4182 – Wray Hanna Ellis Jade Weaver Troop 4341 – Wheat Ridge Eden Torres Elizabeth TankersleyClark Emma Brown Maggie Rae Sherrill


2012-2013 Bronze Award Recipients

Troop 4403 – Mancos Andrea Sena Madison Hale Margaret Delaney Mikaela Moores Mylee Sena Nevaeh Sena Tamsen Asnicar Tia Imel Troop 4416 – Greenwood Village Kaitlin Springsteen Marissa Moorland Samantha Bucholtz

Troop 9117 – Grand Junction Melissa Weber Troop 9514 – Westminster Cyan Martinez Destani Salazar Troop 9516 – Thornton Anika Hake  

Troop 4458 – Boulder Eleanore Hoffmeyer Gina Narod Guadalupe (Lupita) Corchado Renteria Tegan Bartholomew Brown Troop 4643 – Grand Junction Juliana Ryan Troop 5920 – Littleton Katryna Tardy Troop 7226 – Mancos Alexis Gilge Caitlin Smith Elizabeth Mykytiuk Best efforts have been made to include all 2012-2013 Highest Award recipients. If we have missed anyone, or have any other errors, please let us know, and we will make the correction on the website.


You have touched the future Girls who earn one or more of the Highest Awards receive much moral support and encouragement from their parents, families, troop leaders, advisors and mentors. To all of those who have provided encouragement, support and guidance to these young women—thank you. They could not have done it without you. The volunteer members of the Girl Scouts of Colorado Gold Award Committee are from across the state and work closely with the candidates. They are dedicated to the success of each girl, while encouraging them to strive for their personal best and meeting the standard of this prestigious award. We thank each one for the difference they make for each candidate. This year’s list includes both new members and those who have retired at some point in this awards year. Charlotte Arnt Lee Ann Asche Ann Barthrop Jodi Brady Kim Buehler Lauren Carter Amy Costello Sarah Deard Kelly Dias Rae Ann Dougherty Katie Griffith Molly Gustafson Christine Hennessey Teri Julien Sue Kiser Audra Koch Bonnie Ledet Paula Millsapps Janet Mulay

Cindi Myrick Erica Oakely Stephanie Pelchat Heidi Ragsdale Leslee Randolph Kathi Reddan Linda Robinson Angie Snyder Ann Southam Rachel TerLouw Sherri Vance Ambra Virban Andrea Weber Katie Welter Amy Wright Lezlie Wright Jennie Zwiers Marsha Zwirn

2012-2013 Staff Liaisons Gwen Piehn Mary Ann Deard Martha Lockhart


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2013 Highest Awards Program  

Program honoring Girl Scouts of Colorado's Bronze, Silver and Gold Award recipients.