Local Girl Scouts honored

O’FALLON – Local Girl Scouts were honored at a recent ceremony.

Pictured are Silver Award Recipients Caila Riggs and Anna Erickson who attended the “All That Glitters” ceremony hosted by the Girl Scout Council of Southern Illinois on Saturday, April 27, which celebrated the success of Girls Scouts in the Southern Illinois region. 

Also honored, but not pictured from the local service unit that includes Fairview Heights, O’Fallon and Shiloh are Jacquelyn Simpson, Outstanding High School Graduate Scholarship Award and future Trifecta award; Katherine Buchanan, Clarissa Pavao and Leah Walton, Trifecta Award Recipients (Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards); Mia Laing, Gold Award; Brooke Bynum and Willow Bynum, Silver Award.  

The Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards are the highest level awards that can be achieved while a Junior, Cadette or Senior/Ambassador level Girl Scout. These young ladies have planned, worked on and completed projects that have improved their community.