2nd Penticton Scouts celebrate year end

The 2nd Penticton Scouts wrapped up their year with a celebration at the Skaha Waterpark on June 13

Penticton Secondary School student Reagan Shorrock with her cat. Shorrock was awarded with the Medal for Good Service and a $500 bursary from the 2nd Penticton Scouts.

The second Penticton Scouts wrapped up their year with a celebration at the Skaha water park on June 13.

Two hundred members of the second Penticton Scouts attended along with their families. The celebration included a barbecue and awards ceremony, recognizing the work done by the recipients over the last year.

Reagan Shorrock, a graduate of the 2018 class of Penticton Secondary School, received a Medal for Good Service. She also was awarded a bursary for $500 for post-secondary education from the second Penticton Scouts.

Scout section leader Catherine Lywak and Cub scouter Zach Sarault received bars to the Medal of Good Service for their continued work and support for scouting. Cub scouters Eric Amundson, Jay Adams and Beaver section scouter Brad Nunes were also awarded Medals of Good Service.

Carl Macbeth was presented with the North Star award, for earning all the available badges in the Beaver program for five to seven-year-old members.

The second Penticton Scouts also gave away a LocoLanding family pack. Beaver section scouter Finn Porcellato and his family won the prize.

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