Volunteer Awards Recognition Reception

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019
            1pm - gathering and hors d'oeuvres
            2pm - ceremony starts

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Where: Frank Fickett Scout Training & Service Center

Who: 2019 recipients of the ¡Scouting...Vale la Pena!, Silver Beaver, William H. Spurgeon III, and Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Awards, Torch of Gold Award, Sea Scout Leadership Award, Venturing Leadership Award, Exploring Leadership Award, plus their families and invited guests, as well as past honorees and all Scouters wishing to salute the 2018 recipients.

What: Award presentations following a reception

The awards honor Scouters and civic leaders in the following ways:
  • The Silver Beaver Award recognizes adult volunteers for exceptional service to Scouting at the Council level.
  • The ¡Scouting...Vale la Pena! Service Award recognizes outstanding service by an adult or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for Hispanic/Latino youth. (Premio al Servicio reconoce el servicio excepcional de un adulto o de una organización para la participación demostrada en el desarrollo e implementación de oportunidades Scouting para la juventud hispana/latina americana.)
  • The Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award recognizes outstanding service by an adult or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for youth from rural or low-income urban backgrounds.
  • The William H. Spurgeon III Award is the highest recognition for individuals and organizations contributing significant leadership to the Exploring program.
  • The Torch of Gold Award recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding service in the area of Scouts with special needs. It is presented to both youth and adult members.
  • The Venturing Leadership Award recognizes Venturers and adult Venturing leaders who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and exemplify the Scout Oath and Law
  • The Sea Scout Leadership Award recognizes Sea Scouts and Sea Scouters who have made exceptional contributions to Sea Scouting and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Law
  • The Exploring Leadership Award is a distinguished award for Explorers and adult volunteer leaders who have given exceptional leadership in Exploring programs.
2019 Silver Beaver Recipients
Ellen Ault
Dan Beckett
Gary Boyd
Kelly Brent
Ron Garland
Keith Graf
Tink Hill
Kuruvila Mani
Peter Sargent
Ellyn Yactman

2019 Vale La Pena Award Recipients
Michael Holmes
Carolina Resendiz

2019 Whitney M. Young Award Recipients
Jim Graham
Paul Hilt
Bobby Kent
Kevin Knesek
Greg Patek

2019 William H. Spurgeon Award Recipients
Be Davis
Kirby Baird

2019 Elbert K. Fretwell Award Recipients
Christy Cochran
Tim Urban
Debbie Vasquez

2019 Torch of Gold Award Recipients
Archer Hadley

2019 Sea Scout Leadership Award Recipients
Laura Cook
Venus Morales
Jessica Steen

2019 Venturing Leadership Award Recipients
Endulas Sturms
Curtis Heldstab

2019 Exploring Leadership Award Recipients
Alice Yi
Hector Aguilar
Allyson Hall
Amanda Baker
Jordan Malone