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Two earn Girl Scout Gold Awards

by: SUBMITTED -  Kara Brown, left, and Cassie Hansen received their Girl Scout Gold Awards at a ceremony held June 3. The Gold Award is the highest honor given in Girl Scouting.Cassie Hansen and Kara Brown each received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve, at a ceremony held June 3.

They are members of Troop 250 and have been involved with Girl Scouting since kindergarten.

For their Gold Award project, they were part of a team that created a sensory garden at Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp.

Brown was responsible for clearing, leveling and preparing the property for the garden, while Hansen selected and planted native plants and prepared education placards for the garden.

Brown is a 2012 graduate of Lakeridge High School and will attend Gonzaga University to study music in the fall. Hansen, a 2012 Lake Oswego High graduate, will study business at Willamette University.