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Brianna Talbot

What did you do for your Gold Award project?

I taught children in my community about poverty and what they can do to help this issue by running drives for local organizations in need.

Why did you pursue this Gold Award project?

I enjoy teaching youth, and it was even more enjoyable to teach about this pressing issue.

How did your Gold Award project make a difference?

Not only was this project able to show a group of youth about an issue they might not have previously known about, but it showed them how they could help their community and globe.

What skills did you gain through earning your Gold Award?

I learned organizational skills, perseverance, and improved my leadership.

What was your connection to the national or global community?

Poverty is a global issue, so by teaching this I was able to connect an issue both present in my hometown and worldwide.

What will you most remember about your Gold Award project?

I will most prominently remember the time I had teaching the youth about poverty; they were so eager to learn and participate that I became inspired by them.

How will earning your Gold Award help you in your future?

My Gold Award taught me a lot about myself and others that will be very helpful in my future, especially about communication and hard work.

Why do you feel the Gold Award is an important part of your Girl Scout experience?

This project was an important milestone for me to complete. I had been looking forward to completing my Gold Award since I was a little Brownie, and finally finishing was accomplishing a goal that I have had for the majority of my life.

***IMPORTANT NOTE: This blog represents only a small fraction of the hard work, dedication and requirements that go into earning a Girl Scout Gold Award. It is simply a brief summary, which is meant to inspire Girl Scouts to Go Gold in the future. For more information on earning your Gold Award, please email



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