Apr 15, 2013 4:19 PM by Janet Hollinshead
Girl Scout Troop 2305 of Broussard/Youngsville received a Public Service award for their continuous support of the 256 Army National Guard Tiger Brigade, USMC 9th Marines Echo CO, and other military units overseas as well as the local US Coast Marine Safety units. Captain J. C. Burton, of MSU Morgan City of the United States Coast Guard presented the award to the troop, along with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard at St. Cecilia's Catholic School in Broussard.
Captain Burton also presented the troop with a unit coin explaining the significance of the coin and its history. The young women, along with thier Troop leader Jody West and assistant Troop Leader Robin McHugh were excited to receive these honors, and thank their parents and their community for their recognition.