Re: Grades and Leadership
Wed, 7 Dec 1994 13:12:41 MST
on the subject of grades and leadership I cannot agree with you more. When we
have a Scout having problems in school, he gets support from his fellow scouts,
be it tutoring and moral support. He is not removed from office or pulled from
As a school board member I also agree that institutions like the BSA have no
business applying student grades to their program criteria. It is not their
P.S. I too had very poor grades in elementry school, but graduated in the top
5% of my HS class and went on to college and a fine career. Grades do not
always reflect the intellectual capacity of a student. Many times, they simply
represent the students attitude toward academics at a single point in time.
Scout leaders need the courage to go beyond the confines of the classroom, and
find the inner strength of each member and help them develop. I believe most
SMs do understand and follow this path.
Bill Hunter SM T-99
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City