PGMA to honor outstanding girl scouts
Manila (28 November) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the recognition rites for the country's Outstanding Girl Scouts in ceremonies that will be held at the Heroes Hall in Malacanang.
There are 322 Chief Girl Scout medalists from the different regions in the country who are awardees.
The yearly presentation of the Chief Girl Scout Medal started in 1976 to give recognition to top Senior Girl Scouts, who meet the criteria for outstanding service to their community.
This is built on the Girl Scout's concept of developing the total girl, making her well rounded in all aspects - spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, and social.
The chief Girl Scout Medal is a continuing incentive that senior or cadet girl scouts can aspire for as they become actively involved in the conduct of community and national affairs.
The Chief Girl Scout Medal is the highest award in Philippine girl scouting.
The Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) is the national guiding association for girls and young women of the Philippines. Its mission is "to help girls and young women realize the ideals of womanhood and prepare themselves for their responsibilities in the home, and to the nation, and the world community.
The GSP is non-stock, non-profit, non-sectarian, non-political, independent, and voluntary. (PIA-MMIO) [top]