Category Archives: Gold Award honorees

Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Rebecca Clark, Colorado Springs, “Color Guard Clinic – Guard is Great!”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? I put together a performing arts clinic for middle schoolers in my district. Why did you pursue this Gold Award project? There is a lack of understanding in the community (and … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Heidi Hufford, Lakewood, “Heidi’s Dresses for Haiti”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? I made and organized others to make pillowcase dresses and collected underwear for girls living in tent cities in Haiti. I made directions for people to sew dresses, collected materials, and … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Nelly Grantham, Thornton, “Giving HOPE”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? Educated others about North Metro Denver homelessness and about families in crisis. I created a sustainable program for supplying personal hygiene items for Growing Home clients. Why did you pursue this Gold … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Kayla Bernstein, Colorado Springs, “Sustainable Farming”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? I planted a garden for all the residents of the Medalion nursing home to enjoy outdoor activities, blooming flowers, potted plants, vegetables, and landscaping. Why did you pursue this Gold Award … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Mikayla TerLouw, Grand Junction, “Fall Into Reading”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? I worked to encourage family literacy and increase the amount of parents who participate in reading-related activities with their children. I organized an event at Orchard Avenue Elementary School on October 2nd, … Continue reading

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My journey to earn the Gold Award


Submitted by Dana Ruby Confident, ready to tackle the day, and special – all of these are feelings that I get when I have a nice outfit on, but not everyone has the opportunity to experience this. When I decided … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Lesleigh Stabo, Highlands Ranch, “Students Helping Other Students”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? For my project, I focused on helping new transfer students at my high school adjust to their new environment. I created a program through which I provided a place where transfer … Continue reading

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Girl Scout volunteers as a STEM Student Mentor


Submitted by Christina Bear Golden The acronym of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is creating a buzz in K-Graduate education these days primarily because of the projected job availability, especially in computers and technology. A nationwide effort is happening to … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Alexandria Bellas, Colorado Springs, “Shooting for the Sciences”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? I did a Girl’s Science Event for girls in grades 6-8 that brought together exhibitors around Colorado to present a booth to the girls. Physics, aviation, space, and more were all … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gold Award Project: Mattie McGarey, Louisville, “Love Every Inch”


What did you do for your Gold Award project? I started a blog dedicated to aiding those recovering from eating disorders and the education of those who wanted to learn more about eating disorders. This lead to me giving a … Continue reading

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