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Deadline for Council Awards Nomination

Deadline for Council Awards Nomination
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The Council Recognition Banquet is scheduled for March 19, 2019 at the Alario Center in Westwego.  Deadline for nominating someone for awards is January 31, 2019.  Below are the nomination forms and an explanation about what each award represents.

  • Silver Beaver-The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given at the council level.
  • Silver Pelican-Awarded since 1929, the Silver Pelican Award is presented annually by the Times Picayune by the Boy Scout who, in the opinion of the Southeast Louisiana Council, has contributed most to the advancement of Scouting (Boy Scouting and/or Cub Scouting) in the Southeast Louisiana Council
  • Young American - The young American Award Recipient must be age 19 to 25.

         Accomplishments - have achieved outstanding accomplishments in the fields of art, athletics, business,                community service, education, government, humanities, literature, math, music, religion, and science.

Service - have been involved in service in their community, state, or country that adds to the quality of life

     Scholars - have maintained an above average scholastic grade point average. College freshmen provide high school transcript. College sophomores to graduate student provide college transcript.

        Recommendations - provide with the application three to six letters of recommendation from your troop, post, crew, group, school, teacher, counselor, employer, minister, business leader, civic leader, or other community leaders



Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of 
Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemine,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James,
St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004
(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162 Toll Free: (800) 394-9410

 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday