Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award

The Glen A. and Melinda W. Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year recognizes young men who have demonstrated excellence in their Eagle Scout service project. The Sam Houston Area Council wants you to be recognized. All Eagle Scouts with Board of Review dates in 2014, may now apply.  The council winner and up to five finalists are recognized at the annual New Eagle Scout Reception. Each finalist will receive a certificate and the council award recipient will receive a bronze award device for their uniform.  Deadline: January 21, 2015

Adams Award Nomination Form


2013 Finalist and Recipient

Recipient - Thomas A. Jurica

Finalist - Hunter Z. Werlla

Finalist - Michael Osborn

Finalist - Christopher F. Gable

Finalist - Nathan E. Seago

Several Eagle Scouts here recognized with Distinguished Project Leadership Awards:

News story about 2010 recipient

Photo of 2011 finalists and recipient

Photos of 2013 New Eagle Reception & Awards Event


SHAC Council Winner and Finalists
Up to five (5) finalists and one council winner will be recognized at the annual New Eagle Scout Reception. Each will receive a certificate and the council award recipient will receive a bronze award device for their uniform.

Regional Winner
Council winners will compete within the Southern Region for recognition as finalists for the national award. One Eagle Scout from the Southern Region will receive a certificate, a gold award pin, and a $500 award to further his education or help pay to attend a Scouting activity.

National Winner
The winners from each Region will compete with the winning Scout recognized at the national meeting with a certificate, silver award pint and a $2,500 award to further his education or help pay to attend a Scouting activity.


Selection Criteria:

  • Project Planning Required
  • Effort required to develop the project
  • Extent and character of the leadership provided by the Scout
  • Extent of achievement of the planned result, including changes required to complete the project
  • The project’s impact on the beneficiary and/or on the community at large
  • Originality and scope of the project
  • Time and materials contributed
  • Level of skill employed to complete the project

Deadline for entries is January 21, 2015. Once submitted, please email Devin.koehler@shac.org a copy of the Eagle Scout Project Workbook. Include the following JPG photos in the email:

  • One (1) "before" photo,
  • One (1) "after" photo
  • One (1) "group" photo of the team that worked on the service project with the Eagle Scout.

The nomination will not be complete until these items are received. Electronic format is preferred but paper copies can be mailed:

Adams Eagle Scout Service Project Award
Eagle Scout Association – SHAC
Attn: Devin D. Koehler, CFRE
PO Box 924528
Houston, TX 77292


More Information

Marty Sepulveda 
Staff Advisor - Eagle Scout Association SHAC
(713) 756-9154
 Marty.Sepulveda@scouting.org