Tonkawa District

 

Billy Drake Award

This award is given in honor of Billy Drake, who always reminded us to keep SCOUTS at the top of the pyramid. A nominee must be a registered Scouter within the Tonkawa District who  continues to serve in Scouting even though their own children are no longer in the Scouting program, or to someone with no children in the program, who believes in the importance of the Scouting program.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Mike Henderson Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2019 Gary Utrup Pack 66 / Troop 9168
2019 Jeff Lighton Pack 66 / Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2018 Jeff Lighton Pack 66 / Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2018 Jeff Mack Troop 226
2018 Lewis Gonzales Troop 437
2017 Becky Ash  
2017 Mike Henderson Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2017 Aaron Kipp  
2017 Jeff Lighton Pack 66 / Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2017 John Radle  
2017 Marty Robbins  
2016 Robert Gershenfeld  
2016 Charles Holmes  
2016 Jeffrey Lighton Troop 9168 / Crew 9168 / Pack 66
2014 Aaron Kipp Troop 45
2014 Charley Fairall Troop 437 / Pack 437
 

Sally Brown Memorial

This award was created to recognize the outstanding service "above and beyond" to youth in Scouting by a single parent. This award is named in grateful appreciation for a Tonkawa Scouter and dear lady who holds the Den Leader's Training Award, Commissioner's Arrowhead Honor, Scouter's Training Award, Scouter's Key, District Award of Merit, the Koeninger-Nations-Fairall "Extra Mile" Award, and the Silver Beaver. All of these awards document the love she shared with all children. A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within the Tonkawa District and a single parent during the entire time period the nominee gave the distinguished service to youth within the district.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Shannon Anderson Troop 451
2018 Sharla Rose  
2017 Trisha Nelson  
2017 Pattie Erpenbach  
2016 Pamela Allen  
2014 Alisa Jolivette Pack 284
 

Fran Stuntz Memorial

This award is given to recognize distinguished service to youth in a Cub Pack "above and beyond" their registered unit position in that Pack. This award is presented in loving memory of a very special woman who was dedicated to Cub Scouting and its members. She touched the hearts of all who were fortunate to know her. A nominee must be a registered unit level Cub Scout leader of the Tonkawa District who by their outstanding contribution to their own Pack has ensured a quality Cub Scout program for the Cub Scouts in their community.
     
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Amanda Blocher Pack 729
2019 Justin Lawson Pack 367
2019 Melissa Trinh Pack 729
2019 Phil Mackey Pack 729
2019 Marjorie Kelly Pack 729
2019 Tiffany Irwin Pack 729
2018 Tracey Mostyn Pack 133
2018 Betsy Jones  
2018 Will Giovengo Pack 437
2018 Adrian Fleenor Pack 62
2018 Chris Blocher Pack 729
2018 Seth Hawkins Pack 729
2018 Caroline Stephens Pack 729
2018 Dayna Holmes Pack 281
2018 Kerri Carbullido Pack 66
2017 April Borge  
2017 Tabitha Buis  
2017 Candice Hall  
2017 Bob Hammers Pack 437
2017 Dayna Holmes  
2017 Rona Kochenhower  
2017 Stephanie Probst  
2017 Dovie Ratcliff Pack 729
2017 Caroline Stephens Pack 729
2016 Christopher Blocher Pack 729
2016 Kimberly Jaegers  
2016 Matthew Courtney  
2016 Barbara Peninger  
2016 Sandra Parker Pack 729
2016 David Lance Brooks Pack 729
2014 Christy Brown Pack 133
2014 Jairo Rodriguez Pack 437
2014 Renee Webb Pack 292
     

Robert Helm Memorial

Established in 1992, this award is presented for distinguished service within a Scouts BSA Troop given in loving memory of a very special Eagle Scout who served many years in a Scout troop, dedicated to Scouting and its members as well as at the District and Council levels. Bob was dedicated to his God. He always was willing to help Scouting and its members; he was the glue that held his Troop together. He touched and inspired the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know him. A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within Tonkawa District.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Doug Hubby Troop 114
2018 Robbie Brown Troop 114
2018 Casey Gillespie Troop 437
2018 J.P. Quinlan Troop 114
2017 Twyla Beckham Troop 9168
2017 Larry Fleitman Troop 437
2017 Bryce Linton  
2017 Jennifer Luthe  
2017 Larry Rose  
2017 Jeffrey Thompson Troop 226
2016 Lewis Gonzales Troop 437
2016 James Louis Gorman  
2016 Ernest Levert Troop 822
2016 Larry Fleitman Troop 437
2016 James Michael Henderson Troop 9168
2014 Jeff Heselton Troop 45
2014 Steven Draper Troop 284
     

Day Award   

This District award recognizes distinguished service "above and beyond" to youth by both a wife and husband, both must be registered Scouters of the Tonkawa District. This award is presented in grateful recognition of Dorothy and Adrian Day. The Days organized the first Cub Scout Pack in this community, supported the start of the Lewisville High School Band program by financing the purchase of uniforms, and gave distinguished service to youth in and out of Scouting. The nominees (wife and husband) must both be registered Scouters within the Tonkawa District who by their outstanding contribution to their unit(s), and/or District have ensured a quality Scouting program for the unit(s) in their community.
 
Year Recipients Unit
2019 Carl and Veronica Kelliher Pack 729
2019 Nathan and Kristin Myres Pack 282 / Troop 282
2018 Barbara and Jason Kitchen Troop 9168
2018 Margaret and Andrew Richter Troop 226
2018 Jim Murray and Stacie Savage  
2018 Ginny and Kevin Mahl  
2017 Marcus and Darcie Allen Pack 233
2017 Chris and Amanda Blocher Pack 729
2017 Jeremy and Audry Brown  
2017 Kevin and Kellie Burke Troop 9168
2017 Samuel and Jannet Fleitman  
2017 Wayne and Roberta Haythorn Troop 114
2017 Mike and Betsy Jones  
2017 Brandon and Stephanie Probst  
2017 Eric and Dovie Ratcliff Pack 729
2017 Mike and Janet Solosko  
2017 Burleigh and Kellie Wood Troop 114
2016 Harold and Luane McGaha  
2016 Jesse and Mary Adams  
2016 Joshua and Candice Hall  
2016 Jeffrey and Cindy Thompson  
2014 Kelli and Aaron Busby Pack 729
2014 Cindy & Jeff Thompson Troop 226
     

Bridge Builder

This award is given to recognize the outstanding service to youth in a Scout unit by a registered Committee member or other "behind-the-scenes" leader who builds bridges to ease the path for a child to follow. A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within the Tonkawa District.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Jay English Troop 437
2019 Jonathan Travis Troop 9168
2019 Jarrid Rollins Troop 9168
2019 Jennifer Marvel Pack 66
2019 Shannon Anderson Pack 66
2019 Charles Massey Pack 367
2019 Samantha Lawson Pack 367
2019 Burleigh Wood Troop 114
2018 David Meyer Troop 226
2018 Jennifer Luthe  
2018 Kellie Wood Troop 114
2018 Scott Chistensen Troop 284
2018 Brittany Elmer Pack 284
2018 Nathan Myres Troop 282
2018 Kristen Bourland Pack 729
2018 Frederick Evans Troop 822
2017 Jerone Akins Pack 822
2017 Chris Blocher Pack 729
2017 Robbie Brown  
2017 Al Clarke Troop 9168
2017 Seth Hawkins Pack 729
2017 Elmer McKeegan Troop 437
2017 Amanda Miller  
2017 Jerry Ramos Pack 729
2017 Eric Ratcliff Pack 729
2017 Rudy Seward Troop 9168
2017 Imani Dowell-Simmons Pack 729
2017 Eadie Skelton  
2017 Scott Smith Troop 9168
2017 Kellie Wood Troop 114
2016 Randy Havelka Pack 729
2016 Tanita Meyers  
2016 Amber Gollaher Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2016 Twyla Beckham Troop 9168 / Crew 9168
2016 Michael Labedis  
2016 Peter Rabner  
2016 Christopher Blocher Pack 729
2016 Jason Kitchen Troop 9168
2016 Rudolph Kamman Troop 226
2016 Harold McIntyre  
2016 Robert Hammers Pack 437
2014 Renee Webb Pack 292
2014 Catherine Olsen Pack 284
2014 Scott Garcia Troop 45
2014 Jeff Heselton Troop 45
2014 Scott Severen Troop 45
2014 Kelli Busby Pack 729
2014 April Borge District
2014 Kari Twitchell Pack 292
2014 Tracie Brown Pack 133
     

Bryant S. Hinckley

This award is given to recognize distinguished service by a registered Scouter of the Tonkawa District whose efforts have benefited a large number of Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venture Scouts over time. It is names for Bryant S. Hinckley, an early pioneer of the American West, who said: "Service is the virtue that distinguished the great of all times and which they will be remembered by." A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within the Tonkawa District.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Bob Hammers Troop 437
2019 Nathan Myers Pack 282 / Troop 282
2019 Bill Leitner Troop 114
2019 Les Murray Troop 281
2019 Kasey Mumbro Pack 367
2018 Marty Robbins Troop 282
2018 Burleigh Wood Troop 114
2018 Marty Rice  
2018 Robert Hammers Troop 437
2018 Shannon Anderson Troop 451
2018 Pete Rabner  
2018 Ernest Levert Troop 822
2018 Lewis Gonzales Troop 437
2017 Gary Clews  
2017 Alex Dahl  
2017 Joe Macy  
2017 Kip Twitchell  
2016 Nicolas Van Patten  
2016 Daren Perkins  
2014 Brenda-Lee Haug Troop 284
     

Duty to God

This award is given to recognize service by a Scouter who exemplifies and promotes Duty to God among Scouts and Scouters. A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within the Tonkawa District.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2017 J.P. Quinlan Troop 114
2017 Chad Stoltz Pack 729
2016 Lloyd Young  
2016 Albert Luttrell  
2016 Michael Olsen  
2014 Emran Pratt Troop 292
     

Keoninger-Nations-Fairall "Extra Mile"   

This award is presented to a holder of the District Award of Merit for continued distinguished service to Scouting. This memorial award is given in honor of Frank Koeninger, Tommy Nations, and Charlie Fairall; three Scouters who lived each day of their lives by the Scout Oath and Law humbly bringing service, comfort, and love to people of their community. They made "service" their watchword, "love they fellow men" their motto, and the ideals of Scouting a way of life. A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within the Tonkawa District and holder of the District Award of Merit who continues to give distinguished service to youth in the area.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Cindy Thompson Troop 9168
2019 Bill Gough Troop 281
2018 Scott Moffitt Troop 437
2018 Jason Kitchen Troop 9168
2018 Jeff Thompson Troop 9168
2017 John Cuccaro Troop 437
2017 Charles Fairall Troop 437 / Crew 437 / Pack 437
2017 Brenda-Lee Haug  
2017 Wayne Haython Troop 114
2017 John Pinchot Troop 1001
2017 Cindy Thompson Troop 9168
2016 Cindy Thompson Troop 9168
2016 Aaron Kipp  
2014 John Cuccaro Troop 437
     

District Award of Merit

This award is presented to Scout leaders active in the District who have given distinguished service to youth in and out of Scouting. This is the highest award given to Scouters at the District level. The Award of Merit is a council award presented by districts in the same manner as the Silver Beaver, a national award presented by councils. The award is available to Scout Leaders who render service of an outstanding nature at the District level. A nominee must be a registered Scout leader within the Tonkawa District that renders service of an outstanding nature at the District level.
 
Year Recipient Unit
2019 Lewis Gonzales, Jr. Troop 437
2019 Michael Olsen Troop 282
2019 Joe Macy Troop 281
2018 April Borge Pack 62
2018 Larry Fleitman Troop 437
2018 Rudy Kamman Troop 226
2017 Jeff Thompson Troop 9168
2017 Sam Fleitman  
2017 Jason Kitchen Troop 9168
2016 Scott Moffitt Troop 437
2016 Marty Rice  
2016 Wayne Haythorn Troop 114
2015 Cindy Thompson Troop 226
2014 John Pinchot Troop 1001
2014 Greg Crow  
2014 Bill Gough Troop 281
2013  John Cuccaro Troop 437
2013 Aaron Kipp  
2009 Pete Leonard  
2009 Sam Washburn  
2009 Aaron Graham  
2008 Mary Beth Pinkerton  
2008 Gary Ridding  
2008 Gary Utrup Troop 9168
2007 Jan Paulson  
2007 Joe Taylor  
2007 Jeremy Stephens  
2007 Mike Olsen  
2006 Ben Stahman  
2006 Mark Brewner  
2006 Nancy Barnes  
2005 Deborah Hamilton  
2004 Eric Foster  
2003 Joe Woodwell  
2003 Rusty Cagel  
2000 David Adams  
? Bruce Webb  
Elizabeth Stepp  
Charlie Fairall Pack 437 / Troop 437 / Crew 437
Sam Rathburn  
Margaret Perry  
Brenda-Lee Haug  
Fran Zaccaria  
John Yantis Troop 123
Greg Atwell  
Toni Atwell  
     
Note: Awards earned prior to 2004 were before Tonkawa split into two districts. The other district, Topsanah, was later merged back with Tonkawa after the 2020 Awards Banquets.