First Posted: 1/15/2009
October 19, 2006 n Pines of Carolina is pleased to announce that Leanne Madden and Jaymee Oldham have been awarded the highest achievement for Girl Scouts 11-14, the Girl Scout Silver Award. It symbolizes outstanding accomplishments and a commitment to excellence in the areas of leadership, community service, career planning, and personal development. The girls are members of Robeson County Girl Scout Troop #717 advised by Faye Madden, Kenny Madden, and Kyla Burbank.
For their Girl Scout Silver Award project, Leanne and Jaymee made a one-year supply eyeglass cases for ambulatory surgery patients to keep their eyeglasses safe while they are in surgery.
Leanne is the daughter of Faye and Kenneth Madden of St. Pauls and attends St. Pauls High School. In addition to Girl Scouts she is involved in Jr. ROTC.
Jaymee is the daughter of Brenda and John Oldham of St. Pauls and attends St. Pauls High School. In addition to Girl Scouts she is involved in Freshman Homecoming Float Coordinator and Committee.
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a girl can earn as a Cadette Girl Scout. This award recognizes the efforts of girls who are in grades 6-9, or are ages 11-14, in a range of Girl Scout and community experiences, as well as recognizing their commitment to better their lives and the lives of others. Each girl working to achieve the Girl Scout Silver Award must complete four requirements that will help her build leadership and living skills, explore career possibilities, and make a commitment to improving herself. The final requirement is to design and carry out a project that takes a minimum of 30 hours to complete.