2022 Gold Award recipients with invited dignitaries from June 7th Awards Ceremony – bottom row from left to right: Samantha LaSalla, Sofia Gargiulo, Catherine Rovelli, Avery Davis and Paige Matarazzo; top row from left to right: GSNC Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Donna Rivera-Downey, Assemblyman Ed Ra, Legislator Laura Schaefer, Councilman Tom Muscarella and Garden City Service Unit Volunteer Managers Marissa Oustatcher and Chrissy Dombrowski.
On Tuesday, June 7th, the Garden City Association of Girl Scouts held their annual Awards Ceremony at Stratford School. Girl Scout members, families, friends and dignitaries were invited to honor the outstanding achievements of Girl Scouts who earned their Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards. Adult Volunteers were also recognized for their service in providing outstanding support to the delivery of the Girl Scout experience.
2022 GOLD Award Recipients:
The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts of the USA. It is earned by Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts (grades 9-12); only 5.4% of eligible Girl Scouts successfully earn the Gold Award.
Shannon Graham – Troop 1261
Paige Matarazzo – Troop 1261
Samantha LaSalla – Troop 1344
Avery Davis – Troop 1357
Catherine Rovelli – Troop 1385
Sofia Gargiulo – Troop 1647
2022 SILVER Award Recipients:
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the second highest award of the Girl Scouts of the USA, and can be earned in 6th-8th grade.
Grace Dennis – Troop 1322
Brinley Davis – Troop 1426
Charlotte Debler – Troop 1426
Isabella Fuertes – Troop 1426
Meghan Joseph – Troop 1426
Isabella Parlanti – Troop 1426
Sara Shamail – Troop 1426
Sarah Tusiani-Eng – Troop 1426
2022 BRONZE Award Recipients:
The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the third highest award within the Girl Scouts of the USA, and can be earned in 4th and 5th grade.
Charlotte Bilello, Emma Brennan, Alexandra Butvick, Sophia Ann Cabarrubia, Ava Considine, Erica Egor, Chiara Fascilla, Sofia Kedrin, Maizie McGinley, Ruby Murphy, Cecilia Ufret
The Volunteer of Excellence Award is given to volunteers who exhibit outstanding service in support of the Girl Scout mission to both girl and adult members.
Maria Broder – Garden City Girl Scout Volunteer of Excellence Award
Adreana Mirabella – Garden City Girl Scout Volunteer of Excellence Award
Eileen Weber – Garden City Girl Scout Volunteer of Excellence Award
The Girl Scouts of Nassau County Continuing Service Pin Award is presented to volunteers that are nominated after receiving the Appreciation, Honor or Thanks badge and have continued service for an additional five year.
Kerry Couture – Girl Scouts of Nassau County Continuing Service Pin
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America Appreciation Pin Award recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout leadership experience to at least one geographic area of service.
Trina Coviello – Girl Scouts of the United States of America Appreciation Pin
Christine Dombrowski – Girl Scouts of the United States of America Appreciation Pin
Diana Mitchell – Girl Scouts of the United States of America Appreciation Pin
Marissa Oustatcher – Girl Scouts of the United States of America Appreciation Pin
Giovanna Pulver – Girl Scouts of the United States of America Appreciation Pin
The overall mission of Girl Scouts is to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Congratulations to all of the 2022 award recipients on their outstanding achievements.