Scout earns both GSA Gold Award and Sea Scout Quartermaster Award

Last Saturday was a special time for one local girl when she was named to the highest position within the Sea Scouts, Quarter Master.

Gina Beckman, who attends the University of Tennessee Martin, has been involved with the Sea Scouts for a number of years.

“I had a friend ask me to come out and join the fun and I went sailing and I really liked it,” she said before the formal ceremony on Saturday in Mt. Juliet. Not only has she risen to the ranks of Sea Scouts Grand Master, she has also achieved the Gold Award, which is the highest level one can achieve in Girl Scouts.

George Warde, the Middle Tennessee Council Sea Scout Commodore, said Sea Scouting is “the quietest and best kept secret in Boy Scouts. It was started a year after boy scouts and has been going on here in the U.S. and around the world.”

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The young lady just named Central Region Boatswain, Ms Rachael Washburn, holds the Girl Scout Gold Award, Venturing Silver Award, Sea Scout Quartermaster, and completed the very challenging Sea Scout SEAL training. Plus she has both taken, and served on staff for NYLT!

By Ron Blaisdell on December 3rd, 2015 at 9:32 pm

She goes to show that if you have a successful ship or crew that the advancement program can really work.

By ScoutAdmin on December 3rd, 2015 at 9:37 pm


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