Scouts and leaders receive awards at Yankton Thirteen area scouts and leaders received special recognition at the recent Southern District Awards Banquet held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Yankton.
Corey Davis, district executive for the district said, "This annual event places the spotlight on the everyday people who make the Scouting program work. Cub and Boy Scouting is an organization run by volunteers. Our program could not exist without these people.
The awards and their recipients are:
* Cub Scouter(s) of the Year � Julie Hamontree, Vermillion; Luke Skilbread, Vermillion.
* Boy Scouter of the Year � Derek Lee, Elk Point.
* Cub Scout Work Horse(s) � Dan and Linda Brown, Gay-ville; Sandy Schloss, Yankton.
* Boy Scout Work Horse � Gary Faulkner, Scotland.
* Cub Scout Spouse � Rich Leyden, Yankton.
* Boy Scout Spouse � Karen Stucky, Freeman.
* Cub Scout Family � Warren Brenner Family, Yankton.
* Boy Scout Family � Mike Pratt Family, Yankton.
* District Awards of Merit � Tony Nelson, Vermillion; Gary Gates, Yankton.
The Southern District and Sioux Council � Boy Scouts of America is supported in part by community contributions to the United Way.