Re: Youth Equivalent to DAM
Mary Lee Foley (mlfoley@EARTHLINK.NET)
Thu, 27 Nov 1997 22:47:04 -0500
Koval, Ric wrote:
> There is an idea floating around to
> try to institute an award for an outstanding youth that would be on par with
> the District Award of Merit. Obviously there would be no knot, but other
> recognitions could be designed. The question is, is there anyone doing
> something similar? If so, how do you choose, especially if you have more than
> one large town or population center? What qualifications do you look for
> *specificly*? Scout spirit and community involvement are obvious givens but,
> what next? How does yours work? What would you change, if you could? What
> pitfalls are there?
> Is this even a worthwhile idea?
Anthony Wayne District, Toledo Area Council annually presents the "Joe Montes"
award to a Boy Scout who has been nominated by someone in the district. We have a
one-page nominated form requesting information such as rank, Scout Spirit, other
community participation, etc. The plaque is presented at one of the district
Mary Lee Foley
Troop, Pack and District committees
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City