Farmingville, NY – Brookhaven Town Clerk Donna Lent (right) recently attended the Suffolk County Girl Gold Award Ceremony at East Wind Caterers in Wading River. During the event, she honored 12 Gold Award recipients from Brookhaven Town, including Khadija Saad (second from left) and Courtney Cronin (second from right) from Troop 1331 in Shirley. Khadija made the cat houses for strays for the O-cat Group and Courtney made fidget blankets for dementia residents at the Bristal of Lake Grove to earn their Gold Awards. The Gold Award is the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts of the USA, earned by Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts. Only 5.4% of eligible Girl Scouts successfully earn the Gold Award.
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