District Award of Merit

 

District Award of Merit              

Thunderbird District Recipients

              District Award of Merit Knot

The highest award that is given to a Scouter at the District level and also the only "non-square knot" in the knot award group.  The District Award of Merit is awarded by a District to volunteer and professional adults for service to youth in the District.  A person may receive the District Award of Merit more than once from different districts but there are no provisions for wearing more than one.  Career members of the Boy Scouts of America may receive this award upon concurrance of the Council Scout Executive and the Director of Operations at the National office, BSA.

 

Nominations:

  • Anyone may nominate a person for this award
  • Nominee cannot have already received this award from this District.
  • Nominee may have received the award from another District and still receive same from the Thunderbird District
  • Nominations must be submitted to the District Advancement Chair, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , by the start of the January District Roundtable Meeting
  • Fill out the District Nomination form. Additional information may be attached.
  • A photo attached is optional, but helpful.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered Scouter at least 18 years or older
  • Must have rendered noteworthy service to youth
  • Should have contributed to some type of service to youth outside of Scouting as well

 

Candidates for this award must be nominated.  You can download the current nomination form by clicking here.

Applications for 2014 consideration are due February 28, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 Years Awarded

 

 

 

1969 & 1972

 

1973

 

1974

 

1975

 

1976

Sally Warnke

 

Ruth Holland

 

Carl Borg

 

Dick Dennett

 

RaeAnn Francis

 

 

Dale Johnson

 

Ken Holland

 

Fred Ganagwer

 

Bernice Garner

 

 

Ted Judd

 

Jackie Jackson

 

Earl Milliron

 

Al Salnave

 

 

Ben Spahr

 

Don Thomas

 

Les Wegner

 

Gene Somann

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1977

 

1978

 

1979

 

1980

 

1981

Ken Croall

 

Bill Gavin

 

Carol Glaser

 

Jan Brill

 

Jerry Criswell

Don Kistner

 

Barb Handshew

 

Dan LeBrun

 

John Hanson

 

Georgine Spencer

Don Patterson

 

Dave Hansen

 

Frank Prath

 

Milt Howe

 

Dave Stockner

Alice Webb

 

Lucille Underhill

 

Joyce Tracy

 

Don Lengacher

 

Marge Terrill

 

 

 

 

Sally Warnke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1982

 

1983

 

1984

 

1985

 

1986

Jan Burmeister

 

Bud Smith

 

Shad Black

 

Todd Baker

 

Rodger Clawson

Don Grande

 

Leonard Sosnovske

 

Roy Murahashi

 

Hugh Hall

 

Ed Harris

LaRoy Harmon

 

Verna Sosnovske

 

Kathi Smith

 

Jo Ann Hall

 

Jackie Key

Russ Harris

 

Linda Straney

 

Joe Stewart

 

Lyn Hall

 

Jim Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judy Irving

 

Steve Pattison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1987

 

1988

 

1989

 

1990

 

1991

Jim Dittmore

 

Dennis Anderson

 

Shari Blaire-Spencer

 

John Grant

 

Rose Eberhardt

Hank Garner

 

Ray Curletto

 

Veraun Chipman

 

Mike Johnson

 

Roger Klahn

Jim Lyle

 

Marie Eggers

 

Keith Hansen

 

Ray Sumers

 

Larry Linton

Mike McCarthy

 

Ron Eggers

 

Chuck Hawkins

 

Tom Swilley

 

Alan Loftis

Barbara Topham

 

Craig Savage

 

Louise Masog

 

 

 

Mark Soots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Zehender

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1992

 

1993

 

1994

 

1995

 

1996

George Arman

 

Joanne Bell

 

Kent Blaisdell

 

JoAnne Cuppy

 

Leigh Cuppy

Ted Hockaday

 

Bill Brooks

 

Becky Ertler

 

Laura Lee

 

Jim DeShirley

Carlene Lodeski

 

KC Curtis

 

Tom Phillips

 

Jack Martin

 

Kathy Dietrich

Rick Lodeski

 

Linda Curtis

 

Cindy Pollard

 

Richard O'Donnell

 

Craig Richey

Becky Nuffer

 

DeWinn Harris

 

Matt Shibahara

 

Barbara Ross

 

Sally Russell

Dan Wolf

 

 

 

 

 

Seth Spencer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1997

 

1998

 

1999

 

2000

 

2001

Ron Boatright

 

Ben Harris

 

Terry Beahan

 

Mike Bump

 

Romeo Betita

Lori Cocklin

 

Steve Kohler

 

Sharon Cox

 

Tim CLuster

 

Donna Hall

Barbara DeShirley

 

Tony Longo

 

Gary Cuppy

 

John Driver

 

Ken Hall

Nancy Mahan

 

Joy Soots

 

Ken Dubois

 

Lauren Holwege

 

James Hollett

Marilyn Martin

 

Bill Wiley

 

Tom Petrie

 

Barry Levon

 

Tim Sessions

Dale Watkins

 

John Wilson

 

Steve Pollard

 

Sue Papworth

 

Tim Steenbergen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Osgood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

2003

 

2004

 

2005

 

2006

Shelly Anderson

 

Richard Allen

 

 Jan Bakken

 

 Jerry Freeman

 

Brian Dazey 

Shawn Clester

 

Mike De La Mater

 

Glen Joseph

 

Gary Jaskowiak

 

Bill Meyers

Tina Martin

 

John Howell

 

John Miller

 

Dennis Wolf

 

Nicki Meyers

Tom Pierson

 

Chuck Nora

 

Bob Pierce

 

 

 

Carolyn Norgard

Tanya Steenbergen

 

 

 

Duane Redfield

 

 

 

Debbie Petrie

William Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clark Vermillion

Neil Vanhorn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Wiley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2008

 

2009

 

2010

 

2011

Dave Kauth

 

Hank Brown

 

Larry Bickett

 

Dan Cockburn

 

 John Anderson

Sally Palmiter

 

Barry Busse

 

Peter Kappertz

 

Jerilee Dale

 

 Carlene Frantz

Jerry Schleining

 

Margaret Chapman

 

Curt Powell

 

Dan Holcombe

 

 Alan Cohen

Randy Veenker

 

Don Edwards

 

John Silagi

 

Rich Knapp

 

 Katie Paden

Jim Wyatt

 

Lorne Hofeld

 

 

 

Jerry Lawson

 

 

 

 

Dan Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 

2012

 

2013

 

2014

 

2015

 

 2016

Richard Chambers

 

Tamie Tlustos-Arnold

           

Shannon Hofeld

 

Walter Banks

           

Michael Malloy

 

David Dale

           
   

Frank Villa

           
   

Glenn White

           

 


 

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