Nominate a Girl of Distinction

Oct 29, 2013 Posted in Girl News, Home Page, Newsroom, Volunteer News

Call for Nominations for Girl of Distinction Award

Deadline December 31, 2013

Pictured left to right: Tiffany Trunk, 2013 Humanitarian Award recipient; Pat Burkart, GSWPA Chief Executive Officer; and 2013 Girl of Distinction Award winner Jocelyn Perry.

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) will present the 2013 Awards of Distinction at a luncheon on, Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Omni William Penn downtown Pittsburgh.

The Awards of Distinction Luncheon event will recognize two Girl Scouts in the following categories:

The Girl of Distinction is a current Girl Scout who:

  • is active in her community and education institution
  • exhibits strong leadership efforts through school functions, Girl Scout activities
  • continues to strive for higher learning
  • emulates a healthy lifestyle for herself

The Girl Scout Humanitarian Award is a current Girl Scout who:

  • demonstrates outstanding volunteer community service
  • promotes friendship, cooperation and community spirit among all people
  • displays compassion, self-sacrifice, leadership, and creativity in her humanitarian work for their classmates, schools, communities or charitable organizations

Nominees for both awards should be in high school grades 9-12 and should reside in the Allegheny, Beaver and Butler service areas.

Submission Requirements: Mail or email a letter of recommendation which outlines the nominee’s leadership qualifications for a specific award. Additionally, please include a head shot photo to:


Or mail to:
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania
30 Isabella Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Deadline for Submission: December 31, 2013

Selection: Honoree selections are the responsibility of the Awards of Distinction Committee, which is comprised of a diverse group of professional and community volunteers.

Benefits: Recipients of the Girl Scout Girl of Distinction and Humanitarian award will receive a $500 scholarship toward her academic pursuits.

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