Award Recipients

 
Silver Beaver Award
Carl Chapman
Chip Wampler
Ellis Satterwhite
Vernon Brewer
Max Cooper
Raymond Coulter
Jeff Worboys
Barry Douthitt
 
The Silver Beaver Award is one of the more prestigious awards made by the Boy Scouts of America. The award is presented by the National Boy Scouts and is the HIGHEST AWARD that a local council can bestow on a volunteer for rendering outstanding service to Scout Youth. Established in 1931, the Silver Beaver Award is presented for distinguished service to young people within a BSA local council. More than 50,000 recognitions have been conferred to date. The neck ribbon and  square knot for uniform wear are shown below.
 
       


James E. West Award
Chris Chapman (Honored by Troop 49)
Ellis Satterwhite (Honored by Troop 49)
Max Cooper (Honored by Family)
Chip Wampler (Honored by Troop 49)
Raymond Coulter (Honored by Troop 49)
James E. West served as the first Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America for over 30 years. The West Fellowship award is available for gifts of $1,000 or more to a council endowment fund. The gift must be in addition to -and not replace or diminish - the donor's annual Friends of Scouting support. The James E. West Fellowship Award is an 8-by-10-inch certificate, personalized with the donor's name, date of gift, and council name. In addition, there will be a distinctive lapel pin/charm and an embroidered square knot for uniform wear. While it is a national recognition, the James E. West Fellowship award is authorized and presented by the local council. The square knot for uniform wear is shown below.
 


District Award of Merit
Chip Wampler
Vernon Brewer
Mark Chapman
Raymond Coulter
Jeff Worboys
Barry Douthitt
Tom Hickson
Ken Hilton
Scott Bingler
Rick Messina
The District Award of Merit is awarded to a registered Scouter within the Hornets Nest District with at least 3 years of service. Recipients are volunteers who have rendered service of an outstanding nature at the DISTRICT level. The overhand knot for uniform wear is shown below.
 
 
 

Order of the Arrow Founders Award
Rajen Lakhani 1991
Buddy Brewer 1994
Ellis Satterwhite 1994
Vernon Brewer 1998
Max Cooper 1999
Chip Wampler 2005
Barry Douthitt 2008
Jeff Worboys 2010



Introduced at the 1981 National Order of the Arrow Conference, the Founder's Award was created to honor and recognize those Arrowmen who have given outstanding service to their lodge. The award is reserved for an Arrowmen who demonstrates to fellow Arrowmen that he or she memorializes in his or her everyday life the spirit of achievement as described by founder E. Urner Goodman and cofounder Carroll A. Edson.   Youth award recepients are chosen by adults and adult recepients are chose by youth.  The Award is a handsome bronze medallion bearing the likenesses of E. Urner Goodman and cofounder Carroll A. Edson, with wooden base and brass plate suitable for engraving. Also available is a special Founder's Award arrow ribbon, with a gold colored arrow suspended from a red ribbon.
 


Earl J. Gluck Award
Susan Wampler
Jeff Worboys
Barry Douthitt
Rick Messina
Dennis Tucker
The Charlotte Kiwanis Club sponsors the Earl J. Gluck Award at the annual dinner to recognize the outstanding Scout trainer(s) of the previous year. Earl Gluck twice served as president of the local council, including acting as the first council president of the newly named Mecklenburg County Council in 1940. He also was the president of WSOC Radio for a number of years.  Subject to acceptance of a local council Committee and based upon the distinguished service to boyhood through "training".  It is awared based on being instrumental in the planning, organization, and execution of the Boy Scouts of America training programs in the Mecklenburg County Council.
 


District Lifetime Service Award
Ellis Satterwhite
Chip Wampler
Jeff Worboys
The Lifetime Service Award is awarded by the Hornets Nest District to a deserving individual with at least 10 years experience as a registered adult leader. (Can be a combination of service to Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing). They are active not only in the unit, but in the community as well. This Recipient has at least 3 years tenure with the Hornets Nest District.