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Iron Horse District Awards Nominations Due by Dec. 31!

It’s time to recognize the Scouters in our district and units that do such a great job providing a quality program for the youth in our area, and nobody knows who does a better job for your district and unit than you!  Please take a minute to think about who these special folks are and nominate them, so they can be properly recognized at the upcoming district dinner on January 27th.  See the list of awards below.
The award form can be printed or typed and can be submitted by either email, personal delivery or postal mail as follows:
  1. delivered to the Bobby Lyle Billy Gamble Scouting Center, or mailed to;
Address: ATTN: Iron Horse Awards Committee
5600 US. Hwy. 75 S.
Fairview, TX 75069
  2) email to budo@ti.com 
Sparkplug Award - Nominations due Dec 31st
Each unit can nominate that special person in their unit to honor the efforts of this exceptional volunteer, deserving recognition for their hard work in providing a quality program for the youth in their unit.  (Limit one per every 50 boys registered within the unit)  The Sparkplug Award can also be awarded to a “Team”  (i.e. Husband & Wife, etc…) 
Scouting Family Award – nominations due dec 31st
Scouting is truly best when the whole family gets involved.  The Scouting family award goes to a household where Scouting extends to the lives of everyone
INDIVIDUAL of the year AWARDS – nominations due dec 31st
The following awards are meant to profile the achievements of especially outstanding unit leaders.  
  • Scoutmaster of the Year
  • Cubmaster of the Year
  • Varsity Coach of the Year
  • Venture Crew Advisor of the Year
  • Committee Chair of the Year
  • Charter Org. Rep. of the Year
  • Den Leader of the Year
  • Commissioner of the Year
Doug Molepske Scouting Award of Excellence – nominations due dec 31st
An individual in the District who displays the same ideals and beliefs in the Scouting program as our past District Commissioner, Doug Molepske.
Silver Arrowhead – Nominations due Dec 31st
The Silver Arrowhead is a district award bestowed upon volunteers who make a difference in the life of their youth, their unit, and have extended their service to the district level as well. 
District Award of Merit – NOMINATIONS DUE Dec 31st
The District Award of Merit is the highest award the district can present to volunteers who show the uppermost degree of dedication to the Scouting program.  D.A.M. recipients are those volunteers who go above and beyond their unit program, and serve the entire Scouting community on the district level.  Community service outside of Scouting is also a hallmark of D.A.M. recipients.