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Girl Scouts Earn Top Awards

Bronze Award: Laura Puckett – Sutton, WV

Several Girl Scouts have received the highest honors that they can achieve at their grade level.
The following Cadettes earned the Silver Award:
Julie Martin – Cross Lanes, WV, Jasmyne Tingler – Big Springs, WV, Diana Buxo – Chesapeake, OH, Mary Hager – Scott Depot, WV, Megan Barto – New Athens, OH, Annabea Bartyzel – St. Clairsville, OH, Ella Fulton – St. Clairsville, OH, Avery Meester – St. Clairsville, OH, Lina Stingle – St. Clairsville, OH, Samantha Mayo – Marietta, OH, Kelly Nicholas – Marietta, OH, Jessalyn Desmond – White Sulphur Springs, WV, Mattie Nelson – St. Albans, WV, Anastasia Pauley – St. Albans, WV, Sophia Alvarez – St. Albans, WV, Charlotte LoPinto-Ludas – Morgantown, WV, Lorelei Namsupak – Morgantown, WV, Micah Lane – Lewisburg, WV, Frances Ryckebosch – Marietta, OH, Josie Jeffery – Marietta, OH, Emma O’Laughlin – Fairmont, WV, Arianna O’Neal – Hurricane, WV, Annalyn Warner – Sycamore Valley, OH, Alexa Bieri – Beckley, WV, Jamiyah Rogers – Beckley, WV, Lillian Meadows – Beckley, WV, Amiya Penn – Beckley, WV, Jasmine Arriola – Daniels, WV.
The following Juniors earned the Bronze Award:
Jane Basile – Dry Fork, WV, Laura Puckett – Sutton, WV, Lizbyn Cole, Woodsfield, OH, Paige Chambers, Lower Salem, OH, Izy Reid – Bridgeport, WV, Audra Murray – Fairmont, WV, Aurora Mosso – Bridgeport, WV, Nora Martin – Bridgeport, WV, Samara Smith – Bridgeport, WV, Natalie Land – Clarksburg, WV, Raylee Hawkins – Fairmont, WV, Isabella Ferguson – Anmoore, WV, Kendall Davis – Bridgeport, WV, Charlotte Aguilar – Bridgeport, WV, Riley Freeman – Charleston, WV, Zinna Hamrick – Charleston, WV, Analea Lyrick – Middlebourne, WV, Molly Daugherty – New Martinsville, WV, Jordan Hupp – Morgantown, WV, Chloe Moriarty – Hurricane, WV, Kendall Custer – Hurricane, WV, Lauren Levine – Hurricane, WV, MaKenna Cunningham – Big Springs, WV, Brooke Tingler – Big Springs, WV, Paisley Gryszka – Athens, OH, Sophia Gryszka – Athens, OH, Sadie Barkhurst – Millfield, OH, Anuoluwapo Oke – Athens, OH, Zhiva Okumu – Athens, OH, Eri Allen – Athens, OH, Clara Hinkle – Athens, OH, Amirah Mose-Zastezhko – Athens, OH, Ryland Garrison – Swanton, MD, Jammie Wimer – Swanton, MD, Lilly Ferguson – Oakland, MD.
Before earning the awards, the Girl Scouts were responsible for learning information regarding issues they are passionate about. They then implemented plans of action to make a difference in their communities.
“Earning the Girl Scout Silver or Bronze Award is a wonderful accomplishment. These Girl Scouts are recipients of this award because of their dedication to and passion for making the world a better place,” said Beth Casey, Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council.
For more information about the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond, visit
The Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn, gives girls the chance to show that they are a leader who is organized, determined and dedicated to improving their community. Earning the award puts them among an exceptional group of girls who have used their knowledge and leadership skills to make a difference in the world.
The Girl Scout Bronze Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Junior can earn, gives girls the chance to team up to make a difference in their community, learn important leadership skills, discover new passions, and watch how seemingly small actions make a big difference.
Working in partnership with nearly 1,700 volunteers, Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council serves nearly 5,300 girls in 61 counties in West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio and Maryland. For more information on how to join, volunteer, or donate to Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council, call 304.345.7722 or visit the council’s website at Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with 2.5 million girl and adult members worldwide. Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.