Several Girls Scouts have earned awards.
Alyssa Schoaff of Apex earned her Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, for educating children on the presence of red wolves in North Carolina. She created informational coloring books and gave presentations to second-grade classes in her area. Alyssa is the daughter of Peter and Christine Schoaff and is a junior at Southern Wake Academy. She is in Troop 15
Grace Warner of Rocky Mount earned her Gold Award by educating lower income households in her community on affording healthy foods by gardening. She worked with Down East Partnership for Children to create a community garden that anyone can help maintain and pick fruits and vegetables from. Grace is the daughter of Andy and Lynn Warner and is a senior at Rocky Mount High School. She is in Troop 1969.
Olivia Honaker of Cary recently earned her Silver Award, the second highest achievement in Girl Scouting, for assisting her club swim team in recruitment efforts after challenges during a Cary swim team restructure. To welcome new swimmers and make them and their families more comfortable, Olivia created a handbook for new swimmers and an introductory video series. She was able to assist her swim team in raising its numbers to 300 swimmers, and they are now ranked in the top 60 in the country. Olivia is the daughter of Dave and Lisa Honaker and a member of Troop 1633.