7/31/2019 7:01:00 AM Top Girl Scout Cookie Sellers Recognized At Annual Event
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont Press Release
COLFAX, N.C. – Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) recently honored its top cookie sellers at the annual GEO (Girls Empowering Opportunity) ceremony held at Wet ’n Wild Emerald Pointe.
The yearly event honors girls who sold 500 or more boxes of cookies during the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program. This year, 1,097 girls were recognized as GEOs for 2019.
“We had more girls than ever reach the 500+ cookie selling level this year,” said Lane Cook, chief executive officer of GSCP2P. “These girls are dedicated to Girl Scouts and the cookie program and their commitment brings visibility and positive Girl Scout publicity to our communities.”
The top 10 council-wide cookie sellers for 2019 included:
Aariena Brincefield of Greensboro (5,052 boxes)
Ayslee Pilkenton of Greensboro (5,010 boxes)
Paislee Cordell of Black Mountain (4,690 boxes)
Jordyn Jernigan of Lexington (3,551 boxes)
Bayley Moore of Mooresville (3,306 boxes)
Amanda Teague of Waynesville (3,234 boxes)
Jesseca Ballard of Leicester (3,022 boxes)
Lily Johnson of Mooresville (2,700 boxes)
Leah Williams of Belmont (2,663 boxes)
Halie Beck of Lexington (2,600 boxes)
Along with the top sellers, 19 girls were recognized as recipients of the annual cookie scholarships. Each year, $25,000 in scholarships are awarded. Every girl who sells over 500 boxes is eligible for the scholarship drawing to win and girls in all Girl Scout age levels receive part of the scholarship funds.
Lennox Price, Alexander
Indira Fioriti, Buncombe
Ni luh Menaka, Swain
Maverick Worley, Catawba
Ahnalei Kirby, Cleveland
Cadence Postage, Catawba
Grace Lanier, Gaston
Bekka Collins, Wilkes
Leah Brooks, Gaston
Sara Smith, Watauga
Tristen Sechrist, Surry
Auntonia Sims, Gaston
Kennedy Paige, Forsyth
Abigail King, Davidson
Rhianna Weavil, Forsyth
Emily Adams, Watauga
Amanda Teague, Haywood
Megan Small, Alamance
Kennedy Jeffers, Guilford
About Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont --- Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, a United Way agency, is one of 111 councils nationwide chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA to deliver Girl Scout program within specific geographic boundaries. The local council serves nearly 12,000 girls and 6,000 adult volunteers in 40 counties and maintains three camp properties and four service centers offering unique experiences for girls and adults. For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to GSCP2P, call 800-672-2148 or visit www.girlscoutsp2p.org.
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