Re: Instant Recognition
Milt Forsberg (miltf@UX1.CSO.UIUC.EDU)
Wed, 15 Feb 1995 08:46:10 -0600
On Wed, 15 Feb 1995, Pat Rodgers wrote:
> We tried handing out merit badges as earned, rather than waiting for a Court
> of Honor, and we had strong complaints from parents who wanted to witness
> this! I still believe in immediate recognition of a job well done, but a
> handshake in front of the troop doesn't carry anywhere near as much weight as
> something they can hold in their sweaty palms. Any ideas?
Give the actual badge as it is earned for the instant recognition. Keep
the card for the badge until the Court of Honor and present those in
front of parents and everyone. This way you keep both sides happy, and
the boy gets recognized twice.
SM, Troop 7
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