POSTED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 12:58pm
Louisiana — Girl Scouts from across Girl Scouts Louisiana East’s 23-parish jurisdiction demonstrated once again their savvy entrepreneurial skills, selling nearly 1.25 million boxes of cookies during this year’s Cookie program, with 200 girls inducted into the Girl Scout Cookie Hall of Fame for selling 500 boxes of cookies or more, including 15 girls who sold over 1,000 boxes.
“This year’s sale was a tremendous success, and we congratulate all our Girl Scouts for their hard work and determination in meeting and exceeding the goals they set for themselves,” said Alisha Moore, director of sales at Girl Scouts Louisiana East. “I think the excitement of the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts and the many activities and trips planned around our Centennial played a key factor in the success of this year’s sale.”
This year’s top seller with 1,700 boxes sold was Girl Scout Senior Hope Alfano of Metairie, who last year came in second in the council with 1,424 boxes.