The James M. Stewart Museum Foundation and The Boy Scouts of America announce a new award for Boy Scouts, The James M. Stewart Good Citizenship Award. This award has been established by the James M. Stewart Museum Foundation with the consent and cooperation of the Boy Scouts of America, Penn’s Woods Council and the family of James M. Stewart. The purpose of this award is to introduce Boy Scouts to the life of a great American, James Maitland Stewart. The Jimmy Stewart Museum is offering this award to a Boy Scout or Scouter who has exemplified the characteristics necessary to live the life of a Good Citizen.
To earn the award, Scouts are required to complete the Jimmy Stewart Museum quiz, write an essay of not less than 500 words, and do a good citizenship project in their community in honor of James M. Stewart. This April 1st with the Leadership of Life Scout Trey Isham; we will be giving the Scouts of Troop 2193 the capability of earning this Award…At this Thursday’s troop meeting, February 9th Trey will be introducing his Eagle Project.
If you plan to participate in earning this award, commitment forms will be e-mailed out in the next two weeks and will be needed to be turned in by March 22nd to Mr. McCarthy. Workbooks will then be ordered so you can begin your work, you must participate in the April 1st work day to earn the award. Plans are to present the awards at the May Court of Honor to those whom completed the requirements. See Trey’s Website page for more information.