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Awards & Recognitions

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Our volunteers are amazing and we want to make sure they are shown the proper love and appreciation they deserve! Nominate a volunteer who has shown outstanding contributions and has made a difference in girls' lives. Award nominations open in October of each year.

Deadline for 2020-2021 submissions is January 4th, 2021.

2020 Volunteer Awardees

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    Keri Barousse
    Appreciation Pin

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    Wendy Davis
    Appreciation Pin

  • Annette Gardemal Adult Recognition pic

    Annette Gardemal
    Appreciation Pin

  • Jada Guidry Adult Award Recipient

    Jada Guidry
    Appreciation Pin

  • Amy Lukaszeski Adult Award Recipient

    Amy Lukaszeski
    Appreciation Pin

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    Kim Myers
    Appreciation Pin

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    Felicia Reynolds
    Appreciation Pin

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    Nicole St. Andre
    Appreciation Pin

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    Heather Bourque
    Honor Pin

  • Amy Fisher Adult Recognition photo

    Amy Fisher
    Honor Pin

  • Jennifer Macha Adult Recognition photo

    Jennifer Macha
    Honor Pin

  • Catina Theriot Adult Award  Recipient

    Catina Theriot
    Honor Pin

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    Teresa Wright
    Honor Pin

  • Charlotte Guidry-Burdin Adult Award Recipient

    Charlotte Guidry-Burdin
    Volunteer of Excellence

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    Deborah Amy
    Volunteer of Excellence

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    Catherine Benson
    Community Recognition

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    Jeanie Hill
    Community Recognition

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    Stephanie Hewett
    10 Year Pin

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    Cathy Scott
    15 Year Pin

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    Trudy Saldana
    20 Year Pin

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    Kathleen Wilson
    20 Year Pin

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    Jennifer Avie
    20 Year Pin

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    Sherry Barks
    20 Year Pin

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    Paula Doucet
    25 Year Pin

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    Theressa Lee
    25 Year Pin

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    Marion Brown
    30 Year Pin

Council Adult Awards

To nominate someone for a Council Adult Award, click HERE to complete a nomination form. 

Appreciation Pin- Candidate has provided outstanding service to at least one Service Unit that is above and beyond the expectations for the position held  and contributes to the council goals and objectives. Required: 3 letters of recommendation.

Honor Pin- Candidate has provided outstanding service to two or more service units that is beyond the job requirements and contributes to the council goals and objectives. 
Required: 4 letters of recommendation.

Thanks Badge- Candidate has provided outstanding individual service that benefits the total council or the entire Girl Scout organization- the service performed is truly above and beyond the call of duty; that no other recognition would be appropriate. 
Required: 4 letters of recommendation. 

Thanks Badge II- Candidate is already a Thanks Badge recipient who continues to serve the council or the entire Girl Scouting organization with outstanding service. Required: 4 letters of recommendation.

Volunteer of Excellence- Candidate has performed beyond expectations for the position to deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls using the national program portfolio, or the candidate's performance has supported the council's goals in one or more of the following areas: Membership Development/Community Cultivation, Volunteer Relations and Support, Program, Leadership and Governance, Fund Development and Council Support Service (such as IT, Customer Service, Merchandising, Marketing or Communications.) The candidate actively recognizes, understands and practices the values of inclusive behavior. Required: Nominating Letter with supporting documentation & 3 Letters of Endorsement

Community Recognition- An individual or organization, work that has a lasting effect on the lives of girls and women.

Years of Service Pins (10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35)- Recognize those who have been with Girl Scouts as an adult volunteer for the appropriate years. Five-Year service pins are given at service unit meetings.

Service Unit Recognitions

To nominate a volunteer for a Service Unit award, click HERE to complete a nomination form. 

Juliette Low- Registered adult who has served one full year prior to nomination. Recognition for someone who has provided creative and exceptional service that benefits the entire SU. 

Outstanding New Leader- For a registered adult who is a first-time troop leader. Recognition for service beyond what is expected of the position. Required: 2 Letters of Endorsement from Troop Members.

Outstanding Leader- For a registered adult serving as troop leader or assistant troop leader. Recognition for outstanding leadership qualities in the delivery of the Girl Scout Program. Required: 2 Letters of Endorsement.

Community Recognition- For individuals, community groups or businesses for a significant contribution to a troop or SU. 

Sponsorship Certificate- For community groups or businesses for sponsorship of a troop or SU. 

5-Year Pin- For registered Girl Scout volunteers to recognize those who have been with Girl Scouts five years as an adult members.