Taryn-Marie: Helping Foster Kids Make It to College
Taryn-Marie tells us about her drive to increase opportunities for teens aging out of the foster care system.
You’ve probably liked, shared, marched, helped out, and possibly even donated—now it’s time to take action and become a Gold Award Girl Scout. Who is a Gold Award Girl Scout, though? She’s the dreamer and doer who takes “make the world a better place” to the next level. She’s driven, passionate, and optimistic. She’s the leader of tomorrow today. Essentially? She’s you!
So get ready to earn the Gold Award, the most highly regarded award in the world for girls. It’s the mark of the truly remarkable—proof that not only can you make a difference, but that you already have. It’s a distinction that can open your world up to scholarships, preferred admission tracks for college, and amazing career opportunities.
To earn this unique award, Seniors and Ambassadors tackle issues dear to them and drive lasting change in their communities and beyond.
Here's what you need to do to earn the Gold Award:
Your council needs to be the first to know! Contact them now so they can hook you up with everything you’ll need before starting your Gold Award application. Find your local Girl Scout council.