Penticton scouts win prestigious award

The Chief Scout award is one of Canada’s two highest awards in the scouting program and was presented to 2nd Penticton Scout group members.

The Chief Scout award is one of Canada’s two highest awards in the scouting program and was presented to 2nd Penticton Scout group members (from left to right) Mykhala Stasuik

The Chief Scout award is one of Canada’s two highest awards in the scouting program and was presented to 2nd Penticton Scout group members (from left to right) Mykhala Stasuik

The Chief Scout award is one of Canada’s two highest awards in the scouting program and was presented to 2nd Penticton Scout group members Mykhala Stasuik, Reagan Shorrock, Mya Schneiderat, Zach Sarault and Daelin Crickett.

The award is for scouts who have exemplified scouting principles through leadership, volunteer service to the community and outdoor skills.

All five award winners are members of the 2nd Penticton Scout group and have a combined 37 years of scouting experience.

This award is recognized by the B.C. Ministry of Education and award earners also receive four credits towards their high school graduation.

The award was presented June 10, 2015 at the 2nd Penticton Scout Group Annual BBQ.