Wednesday, April 24, 2013

GSSJC holds 2013 Adult Recognition

Members of the Celebrate 100! Committee were just a handful of the
volunteers GSSJC recognized Saturday at the 2013 Adult Recognition event.

On Saturday, GSSJC held its annual Adult Recognition event at Camp Agnes Arnold honoring more than 70 individuals and service units for their hard work and dedication to Girl Scouting in southeast Texas.

Click "read more" to see all those who received Adult Recognition awards on Saturday, and visit our Facebook page to see the photo album of Saturday's events.


2013 Adult Recognition

Member Numerals & Years of Service
Member numerals are for the adult who has been a registered member of Girl Scouts. Years of service are for the adult who has been a registered, active member of Girl Scouts. Both are given in increments of five years starting at 25 years.
Judy Syring - 25 Year Numeral
Karyn Smith - 25 Year Numeral
Joanne Olsommer - 25 Year Numeral
Carrie Carter - 25 Year Numeral
Fae Knight - 30 Year Numeral
Kate Marx - 30 Year Numeral
Nancy Flatt - 30 Year Numeral
Ann Jones - 30 Year Numeral
D'Anne Hawk - 35 Year Numeral
Linda Pau - 35 Year Numeral
Lynn Flournoy - 35 Year Numeral
Susan Phipps-Carr - 35 Year Numeral
Teresa Powell - 35 Years of Service
Kathy Raily - 40 Year Numeral
Marianna Olivarez - 40 Year Numeral
Isabelle Bailey - 40 Years of Service
Ann Plattsmier - 45 Years of Service
Frances Browning - 45 Year Numeral and 35 Years of Service
Mavis Feldman - 45 Year Numeral and 35 Years of Service
Jean Barnhill - 45 Year Numeral and 45 Years of Service
Linda Ross - 55 Year Numeral and 45 Years of Service
Peggy Allison - 55 Year Numeral

Appreciation Pin
This award was instituted in 1976 by GSUSA. It is for the candidate that has provided outstanding service to a geographic area or program delivery audience in a way that furthers the Council's goals.
Doris Windle
Karla Fenton
Lisa Ospersteny
Jennifer Mahan
Shannon Hitchens
Alice Smith
Jennifer Weber
Cherie Chalk
Kent Hutchinson
Melissa Huntziker
Katherine Kelly
Drew Mahan
Robin Richard
Lisa Modisette
Leaneta Eilers
Stephanie Pitts
Sarah Brown
Rick Ospersteny

Honor Pin
This award is for the candidate that has provided outstanding service in two or more geographic areas or program delivery audiences in a way that furthers the Council's goals.
Marj Bernhardt
Mary Gedelian
Terri Bean-Minero
Angela English

Key Award
This is GSSJC's own recognition instituted in 2006 upon the merger with Girl Scouts of South Texas. This award is for the candidate that has given distinguished service to girls and adults in GSSJC.
Evelyn Vittone
Alice Bohlae
Sandy Judson
Marceline Lamb
Rosie Haffemann
Elena McCreery
Portia Cook
Nancy McGuire
Carolyn Busch
Frances Browning

Certificate of Appreciation
This recognition is for a community building, business, church or non-registered adult who has given service to the Council/service unit for several years. It is the first level of community awards.
Sunnyside Dental - Dr. Jyron Walls
Officer Erik Zugner
Dr. Kathleen Cox

Walnut Plaque
This recognition is for a community building, business or non-registered adult who has given service to the Council/service unit for many years. It is the second level of community awards.
JD Designs - Jan Forrester

Family Award
This recognition is GSSJC's own. It recognizes adult family members who have contributed above and beyond the expectations of the positions they hold.
Brenda and Larry Zimmerman
Ellen and Robert Haynie

Presidents Award
This recognition is given to a service unit that demonstrates growth, leadership and overall excellence.
Country Roads
Friendswood
Majestic Forest
Meadowbrook
Rainbow Stars
Sunflower
Texas Treasures
Twin Oaks
White Oak
Wildwood

Volunteer of Excellence Award
This award is presented to registered adults who have given outstanding service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) through use of the National Program Portfolio or who have contributed outstanding service in support of the Council's mission delivery to girl and adult members.
Tisa Ahmed
Linda Burnett


Continuing Service
This is GSSJC's own recognition instituted in 1978. It is given to an outstanding volunteer who has already received the Thanks Badge and has continued to serve our Council above and beyond the position(s) they hold.
Fae Knight
BJ Bonner


Thanks Badge
This award is for the candidate that no other award is appropriate. The candidate has provided outstanding service that benefits the total Council or entire Girl Scout Movement. The service goes beyond the expectations of the position.
Suzie Davis
Sandy Judson

Thanks Badge II
This recognition is for the candidate who has already received the Thanks Badge and has continued to perform at the same high level for an extended period of time or increased their sphere of influence or used their skills to move into another field of endeavor. The outstanding service benefits the total Council or entire Girl Scout Movement.
Barbara Story

Lifetime Achievement
This recognition is GSSJC's own, instituted in 1997. It is for the candidate who has received the Thanks Badge II and has continued to perform at the same high level for an extended period of time. This candidate has given outstanding service to our Council above and beyond the position(s) hold for many years.
Beth Watkins