Distinguished Youth Award, Russell C. Hill Award (Learning for Life), Whitney M.Young Jr. Service Award


Distinguished Youth Award

The Distinguished Youth Award is presented to a youth of the council who has shown outstanding service as a youth.

Award Recipients

2014 | Christopher Michael Long, Jr.
2013 | Brandon Barksdale
2012 | Pasek, Stephen
2011 | Taylor, Ann
2010 | Trout, Koby
2009 | Prowse, James
2009 | Rouse, Andrew
2008 | Czerwinski, Karalyn
2007 | Rueger, Brandon
2005 | Lloyd, David

Russell C. Hill Award (Learning for Life)

The Russell C. Hill Award is the highest recognition for individuals and organizations making an outstanding contribution to character education at the local, state or national level that has added to the quality of life for families through the Learning for Life programs.

Award Recipients

2006 | Morales, Vic
2004 | Hargrave, Yvonne

Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award

The Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award recognizes outstanding service by an adult individual or organization in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for youth from rural or low-income urban backgrounds – in fulfillment of Whitney Young’s dream of justice and equality for all.  The Greater Niagara Frontier Council strives to create Scouting opportunities for urban, at-risk youth populations in the Cities of Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Lackawanna.

Award Recipients

2014 | Davis, Felton
2012 | Harper, Leona
1989 | Marshall, Pashion