BOONVILLE–Clark Williamson of the Boonslick District of the Great Rivers Boy Scout Troop has been nominated and will receive the District Award of Merit for the Boonslick District Great Rivers Council.
This is the highest award a scout can receive at the District level.
The presentation will be made at the Boonslick District Dinner in Columbia at Columbia College’s Dorsey Gym on February 6.
“The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness,” according to scouting.org. “For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.”
For more information visit, bsa-GRC.org.