Two Bay High School students set their goal on the "gold." All of their hard work paid off Sunday, when they received the Girl Scout Gold Award at a ceremony.
The gold award is an incredible achievement for a Girl Scout and most prestigious awarded to any girl in the organization. It requires an extensive service project.
Callie Mills and Genevieve Smith were recognized after spending more than a year on a community service project.
"They are expected to complete a project that takes about 80 hours, and for most of them, it's more than 80, and for their families, it's probably another 80," said Peggy Geil-Beem, the Panhandle Council President.
Genevieve chose to help out her church's backpack buddies program, which provides food to children on the weekend. While, Callie helped design and landscape a new outdoor area at her church.
Callie and Genevieve said this is just the beginning of their community service. They hope to volunteer for years to come.