Four Girl Scouts have been awarded the Silver Award, the second highest achievement in Girl Scouting.• For her Girl Scout Silver Award project, Amanda Gullerud of Cary created large, acrylic paintings of four famous and inspirational women: Lucille Ball, Helen Lewis, Rosa Parks and Sally Ride.
The portraits include mini-biographies of each woman and is to be displayed at West Cary Middle School.
Amanda is the daughter of Andrea Gullerud.• For their project, Amulya Gorti and Zoe Moore of Cary designed a peer-to-peer program for schools to use to educate students about bullying, self-harm and suicide prevention.
Amulya is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gorti. Zoe is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Moore.• For her project, Helen Julian of Apex created a felt board set and book for the children at the Raleigh Rescue Mission’s preschool.
The set contained a board and felt characters to aid in storytelling for four children’s books and four finger plays.
Helen is the daughter of Mike and Deb Julian.