By Ben Muir 

PHS senior wins highest Girl Scout award


November 2, 2017

Photo courtesy of Susan Harai

Linda Slaght the President for the Petersburg Community of Girl Scouts with Julia Murph who was awarded the Gold Award on Monday, the highest honor in the Girl Scouts organization.

A Petersburg High School senior on Monday was given the highest honor in the Girl Scout youth organization.

Julia Murph, a senior scout, was presented the Gold Award. She had to complete two projects to become eligible. The most recent was a brochure that mapped hiking trails near Petersburg. On the front is a photograph looking down on Petersburg taken by Murph when she was about 9 years old. Inside is a map of Petersburg with breakdowns of each hike and their difficulty.

"Part of it was my mom's idea, and I didn't think it was the best idea at first," Murph said. "But then I realized it...

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