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Brookfield Scout of the Year

- 5/10/2019

Brookfield CT VFW Post

Names Brookfield Scout of the Year

Three Ambassador Scouts from Girl Scout Troop 50897 were honored as part of the VFWs Scout of the Year Scholarship Program.

Gene Roberts, Scout of the Year Program Moderator left & Joseph C. Beal Brookfield VFW Post Commander right with Scouts. Grace Collins receives from Brookfield VFW Post Commander Joseph C. Beal Certificate naming her Scout of the Year. Scouts Allison Quinn left & Reese Reiling right, both recognized for outstanding volunteer service, flank Grace Collins. Gene Roberts, Scout of the Year Program Moderator left & Joseph C. Beal Brookfield VFW Post Commander right with Scouts.

Grace Collins receives from Brookfield VFW Post Commander Joseph C. Beal Certificate naming her Scout of the Year. At a ceremony held this past Saturday May 4th, which was hosted by the Jason D. Lewis Brookfield Memorial VFW Post, three Ambassador Scouts from Girl Scout Troop 50897 were honored as part of the VFWs Scout of the Year Scholarship Program.

 

Grace Collins was selected as the Post's recipient as Scout of the Year award, receiving a scholarship of $150.00 She will also be competing at the State and if successful at the VFW National Level where she could earn a further scholarship up to $5,000.00 as the National Scout of the Year winner.

 

Two other recipients Reese Reiling and Allison Quinn were also recognized with Certificates of Appreciation for their outstanding volunteerism and service to their peers and community. Each was awarded a scholarship of $100.00 from the Post.

All three Ambassador Scouts had earned from the Girl Scouts of America the prestigious Gold Award which is the highest level of achievement accorded a girl scout that only six percent of scout participants ever attain.

In recognizing of the Participants in the contest, each of their major accomplishments were shared.