Call For Nominations -- Awards of Distinction (Pittsburgh)

Nov 15, 2012 Posted in Girl News, Home Page, Newsroom, Volunteer News

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) will present the 2013 Awards of Distinction at a luncheon on, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at the Fairmont Pittsburgh in downtown Pittsburgh.

The event will recognize two Girl Scouts in the following categories:

Girl of Distinction

  • 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 life style for herself

Girl Scout Humanitarian Award

  • 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 current Girl Scouts 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 outlining the nominee’s leadership qualifications for a specific award. Please include a head shot photo to Allison Burns.

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania
30 Isabella Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Deadline for Submission: Friday, Dec.5, 2012

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

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

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