SCOUT OF THE YEAR

Middle Tennessee Council is seeking nominations to be considered for “Scout of the Year”. Please use the form  below to nominate a Scout that has  demonstrated exceptional Scout spirit, leadership, heroism, community service or citizenship, either in his/her Scout unit or  personal life. We will select one Cub Scout, one Scouts BSA, one Venturing Youth, one STEM Scout and one Sea Scout/Explorer to represent the
council. Each youth must be registered in a pack, troop, crew, ship or post within the Middle Tennessee Council at the time of nomination. 

Click here to download a form to nominate a Scout that has demonstrated exceptional Scout spirit, leadership, heroism, community service or citizenship, either in his/her Scout unit or personal life.

2020 Scouts of the Year

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Maxwell Tindell, Cub Scout (Wolf), Pack 273

Max stands out in a pack with many great Scouts. After receiving financial support to attend Day Camp as a Lion Scout, Max made it his mission to sell enough camp cards to send his Tiger Cub den to camp. He raised over $1,300 to send his entire den to camp. Max is an example of the Scout Oath and Law, he put his peers first and sacrificed his time and energy to make others happy.

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Rithwik Narayandas, Eagle Scout, Troop 8

During his time with the troop, Rithwik has grown to be a confident leader. It did not take long for Rithwik to stand out amongst his peers. He created a Mental Health Awareness Club at his high school after losing a close family friend. Recently, he partnered with Awareness in Action, organizing classmates to write letters to elderly people that were isolated from their families. He is active in varsity sports, has received several academic awards and is trilingual.

Taylor Bell, Eagle Scout, Troop 2019

Taylor is the epitome of a great Scout. She set a goal of earning 50 merit badges in 50 States. Taylor has currently earned 78 badges in 43 different states. She is cohost of Scout Saturday Live, a popular bi-weekly social media Scouting broadcast. For her Eagle Project, Taylor organized and led a team of Scouts and volunteers that designed and built an agility training course for the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit. She is also on her school’s cross country team, swim team, track team and is the school mascot.

William Palmieri, Eagle Scout & Pathfinder Award, Crew 223

William is known as the Scout that will always lend a hand cheerfully. He is the current Venturing Officers’ Association President and has been on staff at Boxwell for many years. He is an Eagle Scout, has earned the Pathfinder Award and is a Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow. Also, he is the Service and Construction Crew Chair for the OA.

Tyler Grant, Explorer, Post 112

Tyler has been a Police Explorer since 2017. She has won several awards and competed in numerous competitions. She placed second in the Domestic Violence Scenario at the BSA Winterfest 2020 and placed first in the Law Enforcement written exam. She served as captain of her high school bowling team and is currently studying Criminal Justice at Lipscomb University on an academic scholarship. Her goal is to be the Chief of the Hendersonville Police Department.

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