Three Girl Scouts have earned top honors.
Hannah Phillips of Hillsborough earned the Gold Award for creating a video about horse safety aimed at making campers more aware of the needs of horses. She presented her project to 480 attendees at Camp Chestnut Ridge’s open house in April.
Hannah is the daughter of Gregg Phillips and Carolyn Phillips and is a senior at Orange High School. She is involved in her school’s varsity track, cross country and swim teams, Interact, Habitat for Humanity, Society of St. Andrew, her church’s youth group, a family bluegrass band and Envirothon.
Darby Bowman of Raleigh earned the Silver Award for creating kits to help her school and other schools in the community host cancer awareness events and fundraisers, specifically the Play 4 Kay basketball tournament.
Darby is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Bowman. She is captain of Leesville Road Middle School’s girls basketball team and plays basketball for the Triangle Tarheels AAU team. She also participated in the 2016 Regional State Mathematics contest.
Rosie Maloney of Carrboro earned the Silver Award for assisting Orange County Animal Services with the problem of overpopulation of cats in shelters by informing the community through flyers in English and Spanish explaining why people should spay/neuter their cats. She also sponsored three spay/neuter surgeries at the shelter.
Rosie is the daughter of Dave and Melissa Maloney. She is on the McDougle Middle School Battle of the Books Team and in orchestra. She also participates in the Suzuki Violin and Fiddle Club and her church’s youth group and volunteers for Orange County Animal Services.