Eight Girl Guides receive Top Honours

Press release

KINGSTOWN, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – Eight Girl Guides from the Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on Sunday, 19th February 2023 attained the Chief Commissioner’s Award for their exemplary commitment to God, country, and community service.

The Chief Commissioner’s Award is the highest award in Girl Guiding and is reserved for Girl Guides who not only strive to achieve these ideals but complementarily, the awardees attained a wide cross-section of badges, have local, regional, and international guiding and leadership exposure and strive to continually observe the ideals of guiding in their daily lives.

Chief Commissioner of the Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines presented this year’s Chief Commissioner’s awards to the following:

To date, all awardees continue to further hone their leadership skills as Ranger Guides and/or Young Leaders in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Chief Commissioner of the Association; Mrs. Laura Browne articulated that the mission of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is “
to daily try to leave this world better than they found it.

In Sunday’s ceremony, Mrs. Browne thanked all the volunteers of the local Association who invest their time and talents voluntarily to bring out the best in this nation’s girls and young women. She reassured that the local Movement of over 2,000 girls and young women will continually advance leadership development, education and advocacy programmes and campaigns, which all contribute towards the holistic development of hundreds of girls and young women across Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and lead to a better future for all.


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