Greenfield Center Girl Scout receives Medal of Honor Life Saving Award

The Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York (GSNENY) recognized Cadette Amelia Juracka from Greenfield Center, NY, who earned the Medal of Honor from the Girl Scouts USA.

She earned the honor for saving the life of a toddler who fell into a swimming pool.

The GSNENY says the Medal of Honor is a rare award given to Girl Scouts for saving a life or attempting to, under circumstances that indicate heroism or a risk to her own life.

They said only 215 Girl Scouts nationwide have earned the honor since 2017.

Photo 1: Juracka with her family.

Photo 2: Juracka with Senator Tedisco, who presented her with the Liberty Award, unanimously voted on by the NYS Senate.

Photo 3: Juracka with GSNENY CEO, Brenda Episcopo.

Photos courtesy of the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York.