Scout of the Year Program
Each year, beginning in 1985, we began recognizing the top three Scouts in our Troop The Scouts earn points throughout the year for participation in various activities and payment of dues. With an emphasis on "Character Counts" by the National Office, it was decided, in 2003, to add another element to determine the Scout of the Year.
1985 - David E. Sanders
After the last event for the year has been completed, a member of the Troop Committee will tally the points for each Scout. This data is gathered from two sources.
1) Records for dues, attendance and wearing of uniform are provided by the Troop Treasurer and Scribe.
2) The Troop Master application software is used to provide data for the remaining requirements.
A Troop Committee member will tally the points for all Scouts. The names of the top five Scouts are then presented to a three or more member sub-committee of the Troop Committee. The sub-committee will then decide which Scout of the top five best exemplifies true Scout-like Character and is worthy to be called the Scout of the Year for Troop 103.
Following evaluation by the sub-committee, a gold (1st) medal is awared to the top scout who best exemplify Scout-like Character.
The points awarded each activity are as follows:
| Troop meeting attendance
Wearing uniform at Troop meetings
Timely payment of dues
Participation in Troop activities
Participation in District activities
Participation in Council activities
Participation in National activities
Earning a Merit Badge
Achieving Rank Advancement
Earning a Religious Emblem
| 10 points per meeting
10 points per meeting
10 points per month
75 points per activity
150 points per activity
200 points per activity
250 points per activity
25 points per Badge
100 points per Rank
100 points per emblem
100 max points per year