Lehighton Girl Scouts honor pastor with Friend Award
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS Lehighton Girl Scouts honored the Rev. Wilson Scott, right, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Third and Mahoning streets, Lehighton, with the Friend Award. From left are, Geri Haas, leader of Cadette/Senior Girl Scout Troop 3583; Janet Rimbey, leader of Brownie Troop 3862; Katelyn Hosler, member of Girl Scout Troop 3801; and Katherine Hosler, service unit director for Lehighton Girl Scout leaders.
A pastor who opened up the doors of his church to support Girl Scouting in the Lehighton area was honored with the Friend Award by Lehighton Girl Scouts.
The Rev. Wilson Scott, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Third and Mahoning streets, Lehighton, was presented the award during Sunday's church service.
"Thank you for all you've done for Girl Scouting for so many years," said Geri Haas, leader of Cadette/Senior Troop 3583.
For many years, Girl Scouts have held meetings in the church and Katherine Hosler, service unit director for Lehighton Girl Scout leaders, presented the award, "This award recognizes that you helped build girls of courage, confidence and character so they can create a better world tomorrow."
"Thank you for all you've done for Girl Scout," said Janet Rimbey. "I used to meet here when I was the leader of Brownie Troop 604 many years ago."
The Rev. Scott, said "Thank you for the honor," as he accepted the award.