Three Triangle Girl Scouts attained the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.
▪ Savannah Hudson of Apex raised funds for and designed and built a prayer garden at Grace Church in Cary with the help of friends, family and community members.
The prayer garden consists of a curved bench surrounded by flowers and greenery and an arbor. There is a cross nearby nestled among bushes with purple and yellow flowers.
Savannah raised money for the project by organizing a yard sale with donations from church members.
Savannah is the daughter of Christopher and Jacqueline Hudson and a member of Girl Scout Troop 487.
▪ Lindsey Wright of Morrisville partnered with Carolina Tiger Rescue, a nonprofit wildlife sanctuary in Pittsboro, to create a program that raises awareness about the dangers of large cat captivity and the need for a state law restricting private ownership of these animals.
She created a handbook with instructions for hosting awareness events, links to resources and a PowerPoint presentation.
The handbook will be used by volunteers at Carolina Tiger Rescue.
Lindsey is the daughter of Michael and Michelle Wright and a member of Girl Scout Troop 1799.
▪ Kylie Verbiest of Durham raised awareness about cyberbullying and offered resources to help those being bullied. Kylie created an online visual novel, which she posted on YouTube.
Kylie shared her video with her various organizations.
Kylie is the daughter of Dirk and Sarah Verbiest and a member of Girl Scout Troop 514.