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Light of Christ Emblem
The purpose is to help the Cub Scout develop a personal relationship with Jesus. With the parents’ active assistance and participation in this program, it is hoped that the Cub will come to see Jesus as a real person and his friend.
- To support the role of the parents as the primary catechists of their children.
- To have the Scout identify Jesus as a real person and as his friend.
- To foster early family religious involvement.
- To be a stepping stone toward Parvuli Dei and the other religious emblems, when the parents are involved.
- To serve as a catalyst to draw the parents into a deeper involvement with the church, through the child.
Registered 6 and 7 year old (Tiger or Wolf) Cub Scout of Catholic Faith.
YEAR RECIPIENT 1994 Luke Bohrer 1994 Nick Eltz 1994 Matt Essick 1994 Ryan Gilbert 1994 Victor Konsavage 1994 Michael Kruger 1994 Joseph Miller 1994 Franz Placke 1994 Dustin Sellman 1994 Eric Semans 1994 Paul Seymour 1994 Chris Silver 1994 Adam Slusser 1994 Adam Smith 1994 Matt Smith 1994 Chris Wildasin 1995 Nicholas Bowers 1995 David Hahn 1995 Stephen Hahn 1995 Alex Harner 1995 Robert Hill 1995 Joseph Lutz 1995 Andrew Northup 1995 Cory Wasielzyk 1996 Adam McMaster 1996 Philip L. Slusser 1997 Ethan Koval 1997 Justin Kruger 1997 Erik A. Smith 1997 Jason Staub 1997 Brian Zinn 1998 Cameron Dell 1998 Michael Hoffacker 1998 Jared Johnston 1998 Brandon Kaminski 1998 Mark Slusser 1998 Richard C. Zinn 1999 Joshua McIntyre 1999 Alan Gobrecht 1999 Robbie O’Shea 1999 Aaron E. Smith 1999 Nathaniel O. Smith 2000 Lucas Slusser 2001 Michael J. Buckheit 2001 Cortlin Dell 2001 Ethan C. Grove 2001 Erick Von Sas 2003 Chaz L. Dubs 2003 Daniel J. Ernst 2003 Douglas Krout 2004 Jacob C. Grove 2004 David B. Zinn 2005 Nicholas Boddiford 2005 Mark Evich 2005 Clint A. Wright 2006 Brendan Boyer 2006 Nicholas Evich 2006 Nicolas A. Seymour 2006 Justin Smith 2006 Conor Toomey 2008 Dominic Dunn 2008 Christopher Schaefer 2008 Jarrod Stebick 2008 Spencer Trump
Parvuli Dei Emblem
The purpose of the Parvuli Dei (Children of God) emblem is to help young boys explore a wide range of activities in order to discover the presence of God in their daily lives as members of their families and parishes, and also to develop a good, positive self-image through the contributions they can make to the group or community.
- To help the Scout of his age develop an awareness of God’s love for each one of His special, unique created beings.
- To help the Scout become aware and understand his identity as an important member of his family, his community, and as a member of the Family of God.
- To continue to develop an awareness as members of the parish and the Body of Christ.
- To aid the Scout in his awareness of the responsibilities that grow out of God’s love for us.
Registered 8 to 10 year old (Bear or Webelos) of Catholic Faith.
YEAR RECIPIENT 1975 Neil Brown 1975 Andy Crouse 1975 Jim Dehoff 1975 Neil Smith 1977 Jeff Huff 1977 Michael McCullough 1977 Robert Sellman 1977 Chris Spangler 1977 Robert Warner 1978 Brian Hockensmith 1978 Danny Hoke 1978 Eric Kenworthy 1978 Lawrence Markle 1978 Bradley Mitz 1978 Richard Newcomb 1978 David Rice 1979 Douglas Baker 1979 Michael Buckley 1979 Steven Hunleg 1979 Vincent Redding 1979 Robert Rice 1979 George Sauter III 1979 Joseph Sauter 1979 Jeffrey Smith 1979 Scott Thomassy 1979 Edgar Wetzel 1979 Alan Williquette 1980 Michael Becker 1980 Leon Little 1980 Stephen Miller 1980 Michael Reed 1980 Douglas Sanders 1980 Thomas Shoemaker 1980 Stephen Weaver 1981 Ben Becker 1981 Matthew Buckley 1981 Mark Dubs 1981 Scott Gyenes 1981 Kenny Hartlaub 1981 Michael Klunk 1981 Michael Lawrence 1981 Craig Rang 1981 Gary Sabel 1981 Travis Shearer 1981 Joel Smith 1982 Erik Bunty 1982 Stephen Elliot 1982 Thomas Elliot 1982 Jeff Ernst 1982 Bryant McCusker 1982 Tim Rang 1982 Mark Salois 1982 David E. Sanders 1982 Kenny Smith 1982 David Timmins 1982 Brett Weaver 1982 Bryan Wheeler 1983 Duane Brooks 1983 Steven Brown 1983 Jeffrey Dehoff 1983 Daniel Grove 1983 David Keating 1983 Matthew Keefer 1983 William Lambert 1983 Brent Panebaker 1983 Jesse Tomaz 1983 Chad Topper 1984 Jason Groft 1984 Jonathan Groft 1984 Brian Smith 1984 Scott Stair 1984 Michael Wetzel 1985 Jason Bittle 1985 Joseph Bunty 1985 Brian Ernst 1985 Bryan Meyer 1985 Bryan Noel 1986 William Ault 1986 Mark Brown 1986 Frank Conrad 1986 Kevin McCusker 1986 Vincent Pugliese 1986 Chris Schumacher 1986 John Smith 1987 Jason Carbaugh 1987 Donald Eck 1987 Ryan Muller 1987 Jared Voelkerding 1988 Jeremy Ault 1988 Joshua Boyer 1988 Ben Eltz 1988 Dan Keefer 1988 Sean Schumacher 1988 Shawn ? 1988 Joel Staub 1988 Mike Wise 1988 George Zimmerman 1989 Erik Benvin 1989 Adam Cole 1989 Scott Conrad 1989 Michael Etzler 1989 Erik Hemler 1989 Dustin Riggs 1989 Justin Staub 1989 Mark Wherley 1990 Brian Laughman 1990 Darren Smith 1990 Dwain Smith 1990 Matthew Smith 1991 Paul Arigo 1991 Jared Aumen 1991 Mitchell Cole 1991 Zachary Heilman 1991 Tommy Hockensmith 1991 Brian Small 1991 Justin Small 1991 Ulrich Smith 1991 Chris Stummer 1992 Ben Wildasin 1992 Jason Wright 1993 Hank Baugher 1993 Damien Camel 1993 Thomas Rose 1993 Adam Warner 1994 Roland Bohrer 1994 Sean Bollinger 1994 Chris Gilbert 1995 Matthew Lutz 1995 Ben Reichart 1996 Alex Harner 1996 Victor Konsavage 1996 Michael McCabe 1996 Eric Semans 1996 Matt Smith 1996 Benjamin Staub 1997 Matt Essick 1997 Nick Krichten 1997 Chip Rupp 1997 Adam Slusser 1997 Adam Smith 1998 Shane Smith 1999 Adam J. Grove 1999 Jaron M. Johnston 1999 Philip L. Slusser 1999 Erik A. Smith 2000 Cameron A. Dell 2000 Joshua J. Smith 2001 Nicolas R. Ames 2001 Devon J. Bennett 2001 Michael T. Hoffacker 2001 Ethan A. Koval 2001 Isaac McCarty 2001 Lucas J. Slusser 2001 Mark A. Slusser 2001 Aaron E. Smith 2001 Zachary A. Wentz 2001 Jeffrey T. Wheeler 2003 Matthew D. Aumen 2003 Gregory A. Crushong 2003 Daniel W. Derflinger 2003 Ryan A. Dubas 2003 Ethan C. Grove 2003 Shawn C. Little 2003 John A. Mulder 2003 David I. Walker 2003 Patrick J. Walker 2004 Ethan M. Willing 2004 Christopher J. Yealy 2005 Isaac Boyle 2005 Jacob Grove 2005 Nick Staub 2006 Mark Evich 2008 Nicholas Evich 2008 Brandon Hall 2008 Nicolas Seymour
Ad Altare Dei Emblem
The purpose of the Ad Altare Dei (to the altar of God) program is to help Catholic Boy Scouts of the Roman Rite develop a fully Christian way of life in the faith community. The program is organized in chapters based on the seven Sacraments. The seven Sacraments are a primary means toward spiritual growth.
- Before work on the workbook begins, the approval form must be signed by the applicant, parent, counselor, Unit leader, and pastor.
- A Boy Scout of Catholic faith.
- The content is designed for 13 and 14 year olds.
- Older Scouts may also work on the program.
- Active member of the Troop for six months
- Completed sixth grade before starting the program.
YEAR RECIPIENT 1978 Neil D. Brown 1978 Andrew W. Crouse 1979 Donald A. Bixler 1979 Joseph Bonner 1979 John A. Hoke 1979 James M. Huff 1979 Jeffrey J. Huff 1979 Bryan Kenworthy 1979 John Markle III 1979 Eugene Miller 1979 Michael A. Miller 1979 John Owens 1979 Stephen Owens 1979 Robert L. Zinn 1981 Christopher Ellwood 1981 Donny C. Hoke 1981 Michael P. McCullough 1981 Timothy J. O’Hara 1987 Duane E. Brooks 1987 Steven M. Brown 1987 Matthew E. Buckley 1987 David R. Keating, III 1987 William D. Lambert, III 1987 Andrew B. Lawrence 1987 Brent W. Panebaker 1990 Mark T. Brown 1990 Matthew J. Hicks 1993 Matthew J. Borkowski 1993 Joshua A. Boyer 1993 Benjamin P. Eltz 1993 Darren A. Smith 1995 Paul R. Arigo 1995 Jared T. Aumen 1995 Justin R. Koval 1995 Dwain M. Smith 1997 Michael P. Monaghan 1997 Joshua T. Staub 1998 Victor J. Konsavage 1998 Adam M. Slusser 2000 Joseph W. Bolger 2000 Thomas W. Borkowski 2000 Brent H. Grove 2000 Benjamin J. Staub 2000 Cory M. Wasielczyk 2001 Philip L. Slusser 2003 Ethan A. Koval 2003 David B. Seymour 2003 David Seymour 2003 Mark A. Slusser 2003 Aaron Smith 2003 Gregory Stevens 2003 Zachery Wentz 2004 Anthony Eltz 2004 Richard E. Heistand 2004 Nathaniel O. Smith 2005 John A. Mulder 2005 Gabriel J. Rosenbrien 2005 Lucas J. Slusser 2009 Joseph Ciribisi 2009 Cullen Rosenbrien 2009 James Rupp 2010 Mark Evich
Pope Pius XII Emblem
Pope Pius XII is Catholic Scouting’s church-related ministries and vocation program.
The program deals with different life choices (single, married, religious, ordained), occupations and ministries in the church as calls from God.
It includes youth led discussions on current issues facing the church and society, which are normally included as part of a Pius XII retreat or day of recollection
- A registered youth member of the Boy Scouts of America of the Catholic faith.
- Has started ninth grade.
- Designed for age 15-16 year old, but all registered Venturers (male or female before their 21st birthday) and all registered Boy Scouts (in high school, before their 18th birthday) are eligible.
YEAR RECIPIENT 1983 Michael P. McCullough 1989 Duane E. Brooks 1989 Steven M. Brown 1989 Andrew B. Lawrence 1999 Paul R. Arigo 1999 Andrew J. Miller 1999 Joshua T. Staub 2001 Adam M. Slusser 2003 Adam J. Grove 2003 Adam Helfrick 2003 Philip L. Slusser 2004 Curtis D. Billig 2004 Erick A. Smith 2005 Mark A. Slusser 2005 Gregory H. Stevens 2008 Anthony Eltz 2008 John Mulder 2008 Gabriel J. Rosenbrien 2008 Lucas J. Slusser 2008 Nathaniel O. Smith
St. George Adult Recognition Award
The National Catholic Committee on Scouting®, acting through the local diocese or eparchy, may award the St. George emblem to members of the laity and clergy, Scouters and non-Scouters alike, who have made significant and outstanding contributions to the spiritual development of Catholic youths through Scouting.
The recipients of the emblem are to be sought after and selected by an active committee of the (arch)diocese/eparchy. This committee is to be newly-appointed each year by the diocesan Scout chaplain or chairperson.
Nomination forms should give a detailed description of how the nominee provides outstanding contribution to the spiritual development of Catholic youths through Scouting in the Catholic Church. It is improper to nominate oneself or one’s spouse.
General Scouting achievements do not qualify a person to receive the St. George emblem. The Boy Scouts of America has district, council, regional and national awards for such recognition.
- Any adult who is working in the Scouting Program.
- May be given to clergy, religious, laity, or Scouters of other faiths.
- A Scouter does not earn the St. George emblem but is recommended by application to a board of review by another person.
YEAR RECIPIENT 1979 Richard E. Crouse 1981 George L. Hoke 1981 Russell H. Zimmerman 1990 Earl H. Hertz 1992 William A. Kline, Jr. 1992 Francis W. Sanders 1994 Loretta M. Sellman
National Catholic Quality Unit Award – Pope Paul VI
Cooperation, development, and program are the key words in the recognition of Catholic chartered units in earning the National Catholic Quality Unit Award – Pope Paul VI. The adult leadership responds to training not only in Scouting lores, but training in Catholic Scouter Development, and religious counseling. The Scouts in each Pack, Troop, Team, and Crew/Ship respond by participating in the religious emblems program respective of their status in Scouting.
YEAR RECIPIENT REMARKS 1987 Troop 103 1988 Troop 103