Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council recognize local volunteer

GSSJC President and Chair of the Board Cora Ann Blytas, left, awards Carolyn Hightower with the Thanks Badge.

Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC) recently honored Girl Scout volunteer Carolyn Hightower for her many years of service to the organization. She received her award during the GSSJC recognition event from the Council President and Chair of the Board Cora Ann Blytas.

Hightower received the Thanks Badge. This award is presented to registered adults in recognition of truly extraordinary service that benefits the Council or Girl Scout Movement.

“This very special volunteer has been serving Girl Scouts and adults in so many ways. For the past three years she has been the co-chair of the Fall Product Sale and has done an outstanding job – before, during, and after the sale,” said fellow volunteer Marianna Olivarez.

One of the things Hightower enjoys doing most is training. She enjoys giving advice to new leaders. Hightower’s favorite saying is “Always remember, it’s for the girls.”

Girl Scouts of the USA is the world’s preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.5 million girls and adults. Today, as when founded in 1912, GSUSA helps cultivate values, social conscience, and self-esteem in young girls, while also teaching them critical life skills that will enable them to succeed as adults. In Girl Scouting – and its special girl-only environment – girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together.

Chartered by GSUSA to provide Girl Scouting locally, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country serving over 50,000 girl members and 13,000 adults in 21 southeast Texas counties.