Adult Awards and Recognition

We need your help to recognize and award the most deserving adult Scouting Volunteers/Leaders from across the Chattahoochee Council.
Nominations are being excepted for outstanding eagle, silver beaver, council alumnus award.

The nomination forms request a lot of information, that you may not have. If you want to nominate someone for these awards, complete the application using the information that is available to you and submit it to the council using the instructions below. Please be sure to provide adequate commentary for the selection committee to consider your nominee.

Nominations should be submitted to the Council Service Center or emailed to Janine Fessler at by September 31, 2023.

All nominations MUST be received by the council office for consideration and review by the nominating committees. Nomination forms are available at the Council Service Center or from the links below. Please save a copy of the completed application and any supporting materials for your records. Submitted applications will not be returned.

Silver Beaver

The Silver Beaver Award is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Nominees for this award should be active, registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the Chattahoochee Council at the council level.

NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA)

The nominees for NOESA should be leaders of the community whose achievements outside of Scouting have touched and inspired others. This includes individuals who have had a positive, long-term impact as cornerstones of the community and individuals who have attained prominence at the state or regional level in their profession or avocation. Nominees must have earned the Eagle Scout rank, but are not required to be active, or a registered Scouter. Refer to the eligibility requirements included with the application.

Council Alumnus Award

The Council Alumnus Award is presented to Scouting alumni who, over a sustained period of time, have used the skills and values they learned through their association with Scouting, to make significant and long-lasting contributions to their local communities through their careers, avocations, and/or Scouting. A BSA alumnus includes anyone positively and personally impacted by the BSA such as former Scouts, volunteers past and present, family members of Scouts past and present, and community leaders. Nominees are not required to be Eagle Scouts, active in Scouting, or registered Scouters.

George and Jo Jeter Scout Service Center
1237 First Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
Phone: 706-327-2634


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