9th Heywood St Margaret Brownie’s celebrate receiving Brownie of the year for the second year running.

Jessie Kilcourse of St Margaret’s Brownies is celebrating after receiving her units Brownie of the Year Trophy for the second year running.

Jessie Kilcourse, age 9, from Heywood, received the trophy for excellent behaviour, always trying her best, bringing in her equipment every week, supporting other brownies and always attending events outside meeting like, like Church events and St George’s Day Parade.

Tawny Owl Alyson said “Jessie is an excellent brownie always tries her best and is a always ready to help the younger brownies.

Brownie of the Year is an award given by some units for a girl who stands out as going the extra mile. At brownies, team work, supporting each other, taking responsibility and attending events are all part of being a brownie. But above all being a brownie is about having fun and growing into a happy young woman.

Girl-guiding gives girls and young women their own space to have fun, be themselves, build brilliant friendships and gain skills.