Girl Scouts fill Savannah Elks Lodge to receive awards

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Some girl scouts received some big awards at a ceremony in Savannah on Sunday.

The girls and their families filled the Elk's Lodge in town. Fourth and fifth-grade girls got the girl scout bronze award, the highest honor they can get. 
Middle school girl scouts got the girl scout silver award, with high schoolers receiving the gold award.

Cerah Schulke got a gold award for building a cat house extension for the coastal pet rescue.

"To win a girl scout award means it takes dedication and volunteer work as well as determination to complete something big," said Schulke. "When you start it, you have to be able to go through and finally finish it. There are different processes through it so you can't just give half-effort. You have to give it all."

The regional Highest Awards ceremony recognizes girls who put the girl scout promise and law into action.

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