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Council Recognition Event 2024

Please join us as we honor the Eagle Scout, National Outstanding Eagle Scout, and Silver Beaver class of 2023.

 All Eagles will be introduced and receive a commemorative Council Shoulder Patch and Eagle Scout Challenge Coin.

 All Great Trail Council Eagle Scouts are invited to this event, and their registration is paid for by Eagle Scout Sponsors.

Register to attend the Presentation of the Silver Beaver to the 2024 class at the Council Recognition Banquet, Sunday, March 10, 2024 at NEOMED. 

Silver Beaver Colony No. One

Statement of Purpose, click to reveal more. 

Silver Beaver Colony Number One, Akron, Ohio is an organization composed of all Scourers who have received the Silver Beaver Award from the Great Trail Council (formerly Akron Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, and all Scourers who have received the Silver Beaver Award from other councils but now reside in the Great Trail Council. 

The purposes for which this organization exists are:

It is not contemplated that any dues shall be levied on the members.

This statement of purposes may be amended by a majority vote of the members present at any annual meeting of this organization.

Silver Beaver Award


To recognize registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within a council.

Who Can Earn This Award?

Presented by the National Court of Honor on behalf of councils.

How To Get the Award

Anyone may nominate any deserving registered Scouter to the council by means of the Silver Beaver nomination form. 

2024 Nominations are being accepted now through December 31, 2023.  

Mail to: Attention: Phil Kuestner, Silver Beaver Selection Committee, 4500 Hudson Drive, Stow, OH 44224 or email the form to 

Recognition & Uniform Placement

The award is presented during the annual recognition banquet of the council. All Silver Beaver honorees are automatically enrolled in Silver Beaver Colony No. 1. 

Silver Beaver medal suspended from ribbon worn around neck on formal occasions, knot for uniform worn above left pocket, and lapel pin for civilian wear.

Officers of Silver Beaver Colony Number One

Honor Roll

2024 Class 

Michael Tylicki

Marnie Mellinger

Julio Esis

Jericho Johnson

Richard "Al" Fazenbaker

Kevin Czajka

2023 Class

 Philip Schoch
William Canan
Steve Trommer

2022 Class

Sam Belcher
Jeff Carrico
Albin Dearing
Leslie Smith
Paul Turner

2021 Class

Dave Grafton
Christopher Scott
Frank LaRose
Byran Menke
Ken Kuczma

2020 Class

Jeff Kline, Sr.
Andrew Paisley
David Pinter
Chad Roberts
Wayne Sanders, II

2019 Class

Dan Glessner
Sheri Buck
Jean Hedrick
Shaun Grayson
Mike Rowe
Bart Sauer
Doug Merideth
Steph Kelly

2018 Class

Jim Pulk
Ray Deluga
Bill Hedrick
Paul Schumacher
Charmaine Schiele
Michael Thompson
Cheryl Wormley

2017 Class

John Barkett
Robert Guesman
Terry Bingham
Joe Testa
Ruth Mundy
Jeff Kline Jr.
Mike Fasig
Beth Meyer
Pan Varga
David Chauvin
Kurt Hilderbrand

Classes 1931 to 2016

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