Re: District Committee Key
Joseph Alessi (JosephAlessi@COMPUSERVE.COM)
Thu, 5 Jun 1997 08:55:44 -0400
Thomas Stoddard asks:
>> Does anyone have experience with this award, since we have a group who=
(suddenly) may be eligible for it here (pending their completion of other=
and service requirements, of course)? What is the recognition emblem? Is
it the same ol' Scouter's Key (green and white knot) with a special
device (viz a viz., Scoutmaster's Key, Commissioner's Key, etc.) or is
there a different color knot altogether, or none at all. Who is the
person or committee to review scorecards/applications for this
recognition? Some Council committee since it is a District Award? And
then, which committee, training, advancement, commissioner's staff? Who?
Or, is it just reviewed by ourselves among the District Committee? <<
I recently earned this award (I serve as District Advancement chair).
You are correct in that the knot is the same green and white as the
Scoutmaster's key. There is a special device to signify the part of the
program that it represents.
In my case, I had the card approved by the district chairman. I attached=
descriptive list of the eight projects that are required. I used things
such as developing and presenting a Life to Eagle seminar in the district=
publishing the district newsletter, serving as program chair for our
district camporee, etc. It was surprisingly hard to get eight different
In my council, all such awards are handled by the training committee.
I hope that this information helps. Encourage your committee members to =
for it! The district can only benefit.
Joseph A. Alessi in Ozwin 2.12.2
District Advancement Chair
ASM Troop 313 and Scoutmaster, Jamboree Troop 530
I used to be an Owl
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City