EASLEY — The Pickens District of the Blue Ridge Council Boy Scouts of America held its annual awards dinner at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Easley with 94 scouts, family and adults leaders in attendance.
Michael Thompson, president-elect of the Blue Ridge Council, was the speaker. The Blue Ridge Council includes eight counties in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Awards were presented to the following adult scouters for their outstanding service in 2013:
Mary Goodale, Troop 37 — Assistant Scoutmaster of the Year
Jim Tolleson, Troop 172 — Scoutmaster of the Year
Dr. E.W. Rabon, Troop 37 — Scouter Longevity and Service Award
Penny Crump, Troop 26 — Scouter of the Year
Mack Kelly, Pack 227 — Den Leader of the Year
Deanna Calhoun, Pack 227 — Assistant Cub Master of the Year
Gary Dean, Pack 227 — Cub Master of the Year
Steven Esuary, Pack 227 — Spark Plug Award
Greg & Christy Vanlaare, Pack 227 — Scout Family of the Year
Jeff Crump — District Award of Merit