Welwyn Garden City girl gets bravery award

A YOUNG girl who is battling a brain tumour has been given an award for her courage. Georgia Ormrod was presented at her bedside with the Star of Merit, a prestigious medal from Girlguiding UK. The 11-year-old from South Ley, WGC, is a member of the 11th

A YOUNG girl who is battling a brain tumour has been given an award for her courage.

Georgia Ormrod was presented at her bedside with the Star of Merit, a prestigious medal from Girlguiding UK.

The 11-year-old from South Ley, WGC, is a member of the 11th WGC Guides and was nominated by her leaders after showing great courage throughout her time in the movement.

When Georgia was with the 4th WGC Brownies she attended a camp and pack holiday both times on crutches.


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She is now having chemo and radiotherapy at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, supported by parents Jane and Stephen and younger sister Tasha.

Guide leader Kelly-Ann Kiernan said: "Georgia is a remarkable young lady, she battles against anything that is thrown at her and does so with a smile on her face.

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"The Star of Merit recognises Georgia's bravery, courage and determination and we can't wait to see her wearing it when she joins us back at guides.

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