PHOTO: Girl Scouts who sold 1,000 or more boxes of cookies throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties during the 2013 Girl Scout cookie sale proudly display their certificates during the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s annual delegate meeting on May 17th in Farmingdale, NJ. 

FARMINGDALE, NJ - Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore recently celebrated the efforts of 16 local Girl Scouts who sold 1,000 or more boxes of cookies during the 2013 Girl Scout cookie sale. These top earners received recognition for their skills in financial literacy, and dedication in reaching their personal and professional goals. The Girl Scout cookie sale is the country’s largest entrepreneurial program for girls, teaching them essential life skills such as goal setting, money management, business ethics, decision-making and people skills. Sale activities feature age-appropriate lessons that combine business basics with the fun commonly associated with Girl Scout activities.

The top sellers are as follows:

Senior Girl Scout: Jazmin Krueger; Troop 256; Little Egg Harbor; 3,800 boxes.

Individual Girl Scout: Klaire Clifford; Eatontown; 3,340 boxes.

Junior Girl Scout: Christine Mayo; Troop 1,609; Tinton Falls; 1,719 boxes.

Cadette Girl Scout: Danielle Hansen; Troop 232; Toms River; 1,590 boxes.

Cadette Girl Scout: Kristin Ramsay; Troop 19; Toms River; 1,584 boxes.

Cadette Girl Scout: Sarah Whitehouse; Troop 232; Toms River; 1,547 boxes.

Individual Girl Scout: Ashley Griffin; Tuckerton; 1,356 boxes.

Individual Girl Scout: Amanda Kipila; Manahawkin; 1,227 boxes.

Ambassador Girl Scout: Christine Apostolico; Troop 355; Toms River; 1,092 boxes.

Brownie Girl Scout: Victoria Edelman; Troop 504; Toms River; 1,044 boxes.

Cadette Girl Scout: Kerry McKittrick; Troop 112; Port Monmouth; 1,016 boxes.

Daisy Girl Scout: Allison Brown; Troop 592; Middletown; 1,006 boxes.

Daisy Girl Scout: Juliana Kryda; Troop 592; Middletown; 1,002 boxes.

Cadette Girl Scout: Natalie Swindell; Troop 296; Beachwood; 1,000 boxes.

Brownie Girl Scout: Alexis Arena; Troop 74; Toms River, 1,000 boxes.

Brownie Girl Scout: Alyssa Maisano; Troop 548; Toms River; 1,000 boxes.