Southwest Wake: Community

Notables: Oct. 8

Fuquay-Varina Girl Scout earns Gold Award

Jessica Gray of Fuquay-Varina earned the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Gray’s project, Success With Aweseome Guidance, was a day-long seminar for high school students to learn about leadership roles in their community. She invited people to speak to the group on entrepreneurship, business etiquette, resume writing, interviewing and teamwork. Gray is a member of Girl Scout Troop 359 and a graduate of Wake Early College of Health and Sciences. She is the daughter of Jerry and Miranda Gray.