Local Girls Win Girl Scout Silver Award

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CHERRY HILL  – This year 247 girls from the Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ recently earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the second highest award a girl can earn in Girl Scouting.

A girl who earns the Girl Scout Silver Award completes components that help her build skills in leadership, communication, time management, teamwork, dedication, responsibility, goal setting and commitment. She then combines all of the skills that she has gained through this process to create and implement a 40-hour project that makes a difference in her community. Girls choose projects based on an issue they feel passionately about and take action to make a positive impact.


Some of the projects for the 2010 year included education programs for recycling and environmental protection, sharing and teaching Asian culture through an interactive program for children, creating care packages and making a warm environment at a home for Veterans, promotion of Spanish language through literacy for children in Camden, and many more wonderful demonstrations of girl leadership abilities.

Girl Scout Silver Award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, May 23, at Community Middle School in Plainsboro.

Middlesex County residents being honored include:

  • Manal Abdel-Khalek
  • Corey Allikas
  • Rebecca Alterman
  • Cassandra Aran
  • Meghana Bansal
  • Alyssa Bauer
  • Jennifer Baum
  • Valerie Bechtold
  • Natasha Berk
  • Poonam Bhavsar
  • Jessie Bortnick
  • Caitlin Callahan
  • Colleen Campbell
  • Abby Candelora
  • Nicole Caricato
  • Victoria Carroll
  • Natalie Cassidy
  • Halley Costantino
  • Raveeja Vishram Deshpande
  • Chelsea Easter
  • Corrine Edler
  • Mary Kate Feaster
  • Julie Fircha
  • Jaclyn Gido
  • Elizabeth Helck
  • Stephanie Hichens
  • Kathleen R. Hoffman
  • Samantha Howell
  • Alexandra Hruszanyk
  • Tarang Jain
  • Melissa Jerome
  • Stephanie Johns
  • Naina Kamath
  • Ivy Kang
  • Anisha Kapoor
  • Riddhima Kapoor
  • Jennifer Kim
  • Emily Kincaid
  • Pooja Kondeti
  • Allison  Kramer-Mills
  • Paige Larkin
  • Christina Lau
  • Jennifer Lee
  • Laura Leichtman
  • Maxine LeSaux
  • Alexa L’Insalata
  • Stephanie Lowe
  • DaVanna McCarthy
  • Manishka Mishra
  • Rebecca Mnych
  • Angelina Morales
  • Emily Moschowits
  • Michelle Moss
  • Jacquelyn Olwell
  • Lauren Palena
  • Lizzy Palena
  • Natasha Pande
  • Nikhita Patel
  • Sanjana Phatak
  • Emily Puc
  • Carly Purus
  • Jessica Quijano
  • Deepti Ravi
  • Shweta Ravichandar
  • Carly Riemann
  • Deja Robinson
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Stefanie Romatowski
  • Amanda Sanders
  • Natalie Sarchiapone
  • Kelsea Schimmel
  • Zohal Shah
  • Roshni Shibad
  • Cassandra Simon
  • Adrienne Solomon
  • Niyathi Srinivasan
  • Christina Lynn Stevenson
  • Karin Sugeno
  • Tara Tamborino
  • Roshni Thakur
  • Kiran Wattamwar

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