Council Recognition Reception

Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer. In 1931, BSA President Mortimer L. Schiff recommended to the national board that an award be devised for recognition of distinguished service to youth in the area of a local council, and the concept of the Silver Beaver recognition was established.

The Sam Houston Area Council has participated in this recognition program since its inception, presenting Silver Beaver Awards in 1931 to W. A. Childress and to E. A. Hudson. Beginning with those first two awards, more than 1500 adult leaders in our council have been recognized in this manner.

Questions: silverbeaver@shac.org or 713-756-3308.

Silver Beaver Nomination Form: 2014 Silver Beaver Nomination Forms are due May 1. For a complete list of Sam Houston Area Council Silver Beaver recipients, click here.

Council Recognition Reception

October 28, 2014
Location: TBD

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards.  Join your fellow Scouters in recognizing the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award a council can bestow on a volunteer Scouter.

The 2013 Silver Beaver Recipients are:

Recipient District
Doug Acker Thunder Wolf
Walter Brown Tall Timbers
Clarence Buck Raven
Ken Corwin Bayshore
Geoffrey Crawford W.L. Davis
Dat Dao Bayshore
Tamela DeMaranville Phoenix
Richard Eichler Phoenix
Gene Feigelson Golden Arrow
Robert Fierro, Jr. Raven
Susan Fredericksen Thunder Wolf
Donald Gregory Skyline
Rene Halbardier Orion
Charles Handly, Jr. Mustang
Dan Harvey North Star
Montye Holmes Phoenix
Elizabeth Kasper Soaring Eagle
Clifton Keeler Iron Horse
Dee Koch Brazos
Alex Lamar Soaring Eagle
Leslie Melton Bayshore
Ramage Milby Orion
Anne Randolph Orion
Gary Robinson North Star
Michael Scherer Texas Skies
Greg Soules Phoenix
Burke Sunday Brazos
Karen Taylor Texas Skies
Ken Thuesen David Crockett
Frank Tsuru Council
Rich Weiser Soaring Eagle

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