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FAIRBANKS Scouting isn’t just for kids.
Four adults who have been actively involved in scouting as volunteers were recognized recently for their continued support of the Boy Scouts program. Their awards represent years of service helping to bring the best possible scouting experience to youths. More than 9,800 young people in Interior Alaska are enrolled in scouting.
Award winners, recognized at a recent banquet,are Timothy J. Arnold, Brenda H. Stapp and Don Frazier, who received District Award of Merit awards for their respective regions, and , who was honored with the Silver Beaver Award. received the highest award aBoy Scoutscouncil can bestow upon a volunteer The Silver Beaver Award. He became involved in Cub Scouts seven decades ago, when his mother was his den mother. He remembers those days as great fun. As he grew older, he joined the Boy Scouts, and the adventures continued with hiking and camping trips. In those days, everyone hiked to the Boy Scout camp at Lost Lake from the end of the lake, carrying everything they would need for a week in backpacks.
He drifted from scouting for many years, but when he returned about 10 years ago, it was as an investment manager. Hughes provides investment guidance to the council when it receives financial donations and makes investment decisions,
which provide cash flow to the council every year.
Hughes is also a longtime member of the Downtown Rotary Club, where he has had perfect attendance for 45 years.
Timothy J. Arnold
Timothy J. Arnold won the District Award of Merit for the Tanana Valley District. He is a lifelong Alaskan. He was once a member of the Alaska Junior National Ski Team and earned several gold medals. He graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a degree in construction management. The father of three sons, he has been involved in all aspects of scouting, includingassistant scoutmasterand unit commissioner.
Brenda H. Stapp
Brenda H. Stapp won the District Award for Merit for North Pole.
She graduated high school in Delta Junction and met her husband at Brigham Young University, where she earned a degree in public health.
The mother of seven children, she has raised three Eagle Scout sons and four daughters. She has served as a wolf and bear den leader for many years.
She currently serves as a Boy Scouts of America unit commissioner for the Tanana Valley District.
Don Frazier of Delta Junction received the District Award for Merit for the Bush District. Frazier began his scouting career as a boy in Maine and went on to be involved in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and exploring. He has served as scoutmaster anda was a member of the National Jamboree staff in 1993.
He currently serves as the newly elected district chairman for the Bush District, one of the largest (geographically)Boy Scout districts in the country.
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