Muriel Cotman of Troop 9422 earned her Gold Award

Muriel Cotman of Troop 9422 earned her Gold Award. Her project was helping people overcome their fear of public speaking.

Muriel Cotman of Troop 9422 in Cuero was selected as a 2019 Gold Award Girl Scout for her efforts to address the common fear of public speaking.

The Gold Award inspires girls to find the greatness inside themselves and share their ideas and passions with their communities, according to a news release from the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas.

Recipients of Girl Scouts’ highest honor are part of an elite group of the Girl Scouts who have distinguished themselves as prominent leaders in their communities and as true change-makers.

As a Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas Ambassador, Muriel developed a workshop G.O.A.L.S. (Get Out There And Love Speaking). Her workshop provided a non-competitive, encouraging environment for young people to learn and practice communication skills.

Muriel had a group of 20 students, third- and fourth-graders, who participated in her workshop at the Boys and Girls Club of DeWitt County. The club now has a kit that is available free of charge to anyone in the community and beyond to help with their public speaking.

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Brian Vandale

Congrats!!! Muriel

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