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Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council Recognizes High Cookie Sellers
Local Girl Scouts Finance Troop Activities by Learning Salesmanship and Marketing Skills

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Houston, May 2, 2001) Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC) will recognize Top Cookie Sellers from each of its twelve districts, as well as an overall High Cookie Seller, on Sunday, May 6 from 2:00 until 4 p.m. at the Westin Galleria’s Monarch Room. Each Girl Scout exceeded last year’s selling record(s) and will receive a special ‘high seller’ award package at the event. All High Sellers will compete in the Council’s version of the ever popular ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?,’ appropriately named ‘Who Wants To Be A Cookieaire?’ Each Girl Scout will receive three lifelines; members of the audience who will help them answer Cookie Sale Trivia. Congratulations to each of the following Girl Scouts: Council High Seller Morgan, 2566 packages; District 1 High Seller Sarah, 1398 packages; District 2 High Seller Allison, 1220 packages; District 3 High Seller Elizabeth, 1210 packages; District 4 High Seller Julie, 1245 packages; District 5 High Seller Rachel, 1200 packages; District 6 High Seller Amanda, 1766 packages; District 7 High Seller Kristen, 1074 packages; District 8 High Seller Megan, 1451 packages; District 9 High Seller Audrey, 1351 packages; District 10 Rachel, 1635 packages; District 11 High Seller Allison, 1351 packages; District 12 Ashley, 1926 packages. "These are the stars of this year’s Cookie Sale, and our theme this year was ‘We’re All Stars’," says Cookie Sale Committee Chair Dianne Massie. "These girls will be able to take troop trips, and attend resident camp, among many other activities, with the funds they have earned," she adds. "When you buy a box, you are investing in a bright future…on behalf of all the girls we serve, thank you for your investment."

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