Girls earn awards, bridge to Senior Scouts


Laura Campbell, far right, 18, of St. Paris, walks across a bridge at Custenborder Field as Molly Keiser, far left, 10, daughter of Mike and Kerry Keiser, and Brooke Fogt, 14, daughter of Mike and Liz Fogt, all of Sidney, watch. Campbell bridged from Ambassador Girl Scout to adult scout during a ceremony Sunday, Aug. 5. Brooke bridged from cadet to senior and Molly was presented a bronze award.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

SIDNEY — Girl Scout Troops 20690 and 20319 held a bridging and awards ceremony on Aug. 5 and Blackstone Picnic Grove.

Thirteen Junior Girl Scouts in troop 20319 earned their Bronze Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can earn and the third highest honor in Girl Scouts. To earn this award the girls completed a service project where the recycled old T-shirts and made them into dog toys that were then donated to the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Girls who earned the award are Cheyenne Trafzer, of Sidney, daughter of Aliana Mabelitini; Kaylee Morgan, of Sidney, daughter of Josh and Kristen Morgan; Lily Holobaugh, of Anna, daughter of Sarah Holobaugh; Alyssa Diener, of Sidney, daughter of David and Kelly Diener; Kyla Egbert, of Anna, daughter of Shawn and Rachelle Egbert; Layla Egbert, of Anna, daughter of Shawn and Rachelle Egbert; Shelby Jones, of Anna, daughter of Michelle Jones; Averi Werling, of Anna, daughter of Heather Werling and Matt Creasey; Elizabeth Smedley, of Sidney, daughter of Troy and Shelley Smedley; Lauren Westgerdes, of Sidney, daughter of Angela Westgerdes; and Molly Keiser, of Sidney, daughter of Mike and Kerry Keiser. The following girls earned their Bronze Award but were unable to attend the ceremony: Scarlett O’Keefe, of Sidney, daughter of Dylan and Maureen O’Keefe; Libby Hurley, of Sidney, daughter of Brett and Heather Sullenberger and Gabe Hurley; and Sophia Sharp, of Sidney, daughter of Donnie and Dana Sharp.

The troop is led by Kerry Keiser, Shelley Smedley and Lisa Phillips.

One Cadette Girl Scout in troop 20690 earned the Silver Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout Cadette can earn and the second highest award in Girl Scouts. Abbie Ragan, of Sidney, daughter of Mike and Kerry Keiser and Don and Amy Ragan, earned the Silver Award. Abbie held a book drive over social media and collected over 500 books that were donated Emerson Elementary School, Sidney Middle School and Kiddieland Day Care. Abbie also volunteered in a second grade classroom and the library at Emerson Elementary School as part of her project.

One Ambassador Girl Scout from 20690 bridged to Adult Girl Scout. Laura Campbell, daughter of David and Christina Campbell, of St. Paris, completed her Girl Scout career as a girl. Campbell will attend the Cleveland Institute of Art in the fall.

In Troop 20690, eight girls bridged from Cadette to Senior Girl Scouts. The girls are Mallory Hoskins, of Sidney, daughter of Anthony Hoskins and Roger and Jessica Brown; Aurora DeLong, of Houston, daughter of Jon and Adella DeLong; Brooke Fogt, of Sidney, daughter of Mike and Liz Fogt; Abbie Ragan, of Sidney, daughter of Mike and Kerry Keiser and Don and Amy Ragan; and Nicole Siegel, of Sidney, daughter of Joe and Kate Siegel. The following girls also will move on to Senior Scouts but were unable to attend the ceremony: Anna Henry, of Houston, daughter of Shawn and Jill Henry; Allison Sharp, of Sidney, daughter of Donnie and Dana Sharp; Cora Hernandez, of Sidney, daughter of Misty McCabe and Raphael Hernandez; and Katy Leonard, of Sidney daughter of Bob and Kelly Leonard.

The troop is led by Kerry Keiser, Liz Fogt, Misty McCabe, Jill Henry and Christina Campbell.

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Laura Campbell, far right, 18, of St. Paris, walks across a bridge at Custenborder Field as Molly Keiser, far left, 10, daughter of Mike and Kerry Keiser, and Brooke Fogt, 14, daughter of Mike and Liz Fogt, all of Sidney, watch. Campbell bridged from Ambassador Girl Scout to adult scout during a ceremony Sunday, Aug. 5. Brooke bridged from cadet to senior and Molly was presented a bronze award.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/08/web1_SDN080818GirlScouts1.jpgLaura Campbell, far right, 18, of St. Paris, walks across a bridge at Custenborder Field as Molly Keiser, far left, 10, daughter of Mike and Kerry Keiser, and Brooke Fogt, 14, daughter of Mike and Liz Fogt, all of Sidney, watch. Campbell bridged from Ambassador Girl Scout to adult scout during a ceremony Sunday, Aug. 5. Brooke bridged from cadet to senior and Molly was presented a bronze award. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News