Governor General honours Scouting members in the Riverina

Three Hundred and three Adult Members of Scouts Australia, New South Wales, were today honoured by the Chief Scout of Australia, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in the annual Adult Recognition Awards for Good Service, part of The Scout Association’s observance of World Scout Day and the founding of Scouting at the first Scout Camp held at Brownsea Island in the UK on 1 August 1907.

Congratulations to all the recipients for 2014 and thank you for your continuing commitment to Scouting!

We offer special congratulations to those in the Riverina region who have been honoured this year.

 

Silver Wattle

Presented to adult Members for at least 10 years of outstanding service to the Scout Association

  •  Adrian Van Werven – Assistant Scout Leader – 1st Leeton Scout Group

 

Meritorious Service Award

Presented to adult Members and Associates for at least six years of meritorious or praiseworthy service to the Scout Association

  •  Alex Berry – Fellowship Treasurer – Albury Gang Show Fellowship
  • David Walsh – Scout Leader – 1st Lavington Scout Group
  • John Metcalfe – Assistant Scout Leader – 1st Corowa Scout Group
  • Karen Bott – Cub Scout Leader – 1st Corowa Scout Group
  • Leah Reynolds – Scout Leader – 1st Albury Scout Group
  • Max Watson – Scout Leader – 1st Oaklands Scout Group
  • Mick O’Shea – Cub Scout Leader – 2nd Albury Scout Group
  • Neil Mackay – Supporter – 2nd Albury Scout Group
  • Nick Driver – Supporter – 1st Albury Scout Group
  • Sam McDade – Fellowship Secretary – Albury Gang Show Fellowship
  • Treena Sanders-Berg – Cub Scout Leader – 1st Lavington Scout Group
  • Willfred Sanders-Berg – Assistant Cub Scout Leader – 1st Lavington Scout Group

 

Special Service Award

Presented to adult Members and Associates for the successful support, development or management of a section or formation, or for an intense contribution over a period of at least 12 months to the success of a major event or major activity.

  •  Anthony Duck – Supporter – 2nd Albury Scout Group
  • Karin Mackay – Assistant Cub Scout Leader – 2nd Albury Scout Group
  • Leanne Congdon – Assistant Cub Scout Leader – 1st Hay Cub Pack