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Cottage Grove Girl Scouts Hannah Birttnen (left) and Gwen Riemenschneider were recognized for attaining the Gold Award, the highest honor in the organization. Submitted photo

Two south Washington County Girl Scouts go for gold


It is the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve. The Gold Star Award is a long-standing tradition in the decades old organization and it is a symbol of years of hard work, persistence and dedication that two Cottage Grove girls now wear proudly.

Last week, the Cottage Grove City Council recognized Park High School graduate Hannah Birttnen and East Ridge grad Gwen Riemenschneider for their efforts in attaining the Girl Scout's highest achievement.

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