Re: Required to attend COH
Mark Arend (arend@CENTURYINTER.NET)
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 08:43:00 -0500
At 10:51 PM 10/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
> The boy brings with him a printout of the boy's record from
> Troopmaster, showing ... BOR's through... and a cover letter from the
boy's old troop saying that since he
>> had not attended a COH in over a year, they had not awarded him any rank
>> above Second Class -- he must attend the COH to receive any advancement.
>> The "official" advancement record received from the old council's registrar
>> shows less than 10 MBs and Second Class rank only. .....
>I told him that this Troop is ADDING to the requirements
I agree with this.
>I think the SM should just toss out the cover letter and submit the
>Troopmaster printout as his record. This kid is a Life Scout and should
>be treated as such. He's even had BOR's for all his ranks!
I don't think it's quite that simple. But I would talk to your District
Advancement chair and lay out the whole business. You can probably submit
an official advancement form with the ranks back-dated to the dates of the
BoRs. Then get the badges and present them at the next available opportunity.
Mark W. Arend
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