Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Abbey Bucher, 18, received her Gold Award Sunday at Rowan Public Library.
Jody McManus, leader of Girl Scout Troop 527 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, made the presentation.
Bucher is the daughter of Gayla and Bill Bucher and a 2007 graduate of West Rowan High School. She is a freshman at Duke University.
She has been in Girl Scouts for 12 years and a member of Troop 527 for six years. She has earned 26 Interest Project awards and awards for service to the community.
Her project was to create ID cards for many of the special needs children in the Rowan-Salisbury Schools; this included taking photos of 22 students.