SHOREHAM, NY – On Friday, June 7th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended a Girl Scout Gold Award Ceremony at Shoreham-Wading River High School to honor Service Unit 669’s newest Gold Award recipients: Natalie Epp, Kathleen Loscalzo and Alanna Santa Maria.
“Congratulations to the scouts from Service Unit 669 on receiving their Gold Awards,” said Legislator Anker. “These young ladies are great role models for the other girls in their troop and I look forward to seeing their future accomplishments with our community.”
Service Unit 669’s Gold Award projects included creating silk flower arrangements and pens to be used during services at the First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, making fleece blankets for residents of the Long Island Veterans Home, and creating alphabet audio books in Spanish and English for the Head Start Nursery School in Southampton.
The Gold Award is the highest award that a Girls Scout can receive, and requires the scout to identify an issue, investigate, get help by building a team, create a plan, present that plan to the Girl Scout Council, gather feedback, take action and educate and inspire others. For more information about the Girl Scouts of America and the Gold Award, please visit www.girlscouts.org.
Pictured L-R: Shoreham-Wading River High School Principal Frank Pugliese, Kathleen Loscalzo, Natalie Epp, Alanna Santa Maria, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, and Town of Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith.