August 27, 2008 · Updated 4:58 PM
From left Ayana Shores, Kathryn Stevenson, Celeste Brawner, Madelynn Scoppa, Aspen Warner, Allison Borel, Briony Heater and Hallie Simbeck, Brownie Girl Scouts from Arlington Troop 52168, show off their troop flag during the Parade of Colors when the Girl Scouts of Western Washingtons Service Unit 212, Shooting Stars, presented the first ever Court of Awards ceremony Oct. 28.
The event honored individual girls for their accomplishments and a tribute was made to the founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low. About 75 Girl Scouts and their families were honored for their service projects in the north county communities of Arlington, Darrington, Stanwood and Camano Island. Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls 517 with
3.7 million girl and adult members world-wide. Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts is the leading authority on girls healthy development, and builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of Western Washington serves 27,000 girls who are developing crucial life skills that help them grow courageous and strong so they can make wise choices in todays world and beyond. For more information, call 800-767-6845 or log on to www.girlscoutsww.org.