Each year, Girl Scouts River Valleys honors its Gold and Silver Award Recipients at an annual recognition event. Family and friends gather to recognize the service and leadership of girls who earn Girl Scouting’s highest awards.
Did you know that 81% of all high school girls are interested in pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers, but only 13% say it is their first choice, with about half of all girls believing that STEM isn’t a typical career path for girls? (Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, […]
Photo Credit: Post-Bulletin Krysta White grew up like any other teenager her age. She was on her high school’s dance team, taught Zumba, volunteered at her local library, and had been a Girl Scout since kindergarten. However, unlike most of her peers, Krysta was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a disease only 5% of […]
Kate Carroll isn’t your average 18-year-old girl. How many teenagers do you know who read the newspaper every day or watch C-SPAN for hours on end? Not many—if you’re asking us. This self-proclaimed nerd is far from average. While at Wayzata High School, Kate accomplished many things, including being Vice President of her class, […]
In 2014, 434 amazing young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys earned their Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award, representing more than 23,000 hours served in their local and global communities. To earn the Girl Scout Silver and Gold Awards, girls must first complete pre-requisites where they discover new skills, connect with others, and take […]