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.
2021 Scouts of the Year
Silas Miller, Arrow of Light, Pack 643
Silas refused to let the COVID pandemic or a devastating tornado prevent him from serving his community. He participated in cleanup efforts on Stones River and in the Lebanon community throughout the pandemic. He clocked over 16 service hours with tornado cleanup efforts alone. He has placed flags at the National Cemetery, collected items for the Scouting for Food drive, helped make way for a new ADA trail at Cedars of Lebanon, and supported his local animal shelter with a bake sale. Silas is a role model to other Scouts and he continues to show his great heart and hands of service.
Alec Jakalski, Life Scout, Troop 2015
During his time in Scouting, Alec has grown into a confident leader who takes action. When put in a challenging situation the day of the floods in Waverly, he did not hesitate to put a plan in place to rescue individuals from the rising waters. Alec is a Second-Class Petty Officer in JROTC at Wilson Central High School and will graduate this May. He plans to attend Cumberland University and will complete his associates degree in one year because of AP credits from high school. From there Alec plans to attend MTSU to study global communications.
Jacob Armistead, Eagle Scout, Troop 341
Jacob is known as the Scout that will always be prepared to lend a hand. He is an Eagle Scout and has been in Scouting for ten years. During the flood in Waverly, Jacob helped rescue stranded campers in Hickman County. He did not hesitate to use skills he learned in Scouting to remain calm and act quickly. Jacob is a senior at Wilson Central High School and is a Lieutenant in JROTC. Upon graduation in May, he plans to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville to study nuclear science.
Hannah Bailey, Summit & Eagle Scout, Crew 309
Hannah is a two-time National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) and a four-time National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) staffer. She has been the Southern Region Area 6 Venturing Officers’ Association President and led programs such as SOAR for Venturing. Hannah received her Eagle Scout rank in the inaugural female class and earned the 2021 Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams Service Project of the Year for the Southern Region. Her project focused on preventing river disasters. Hannah is a junior at Tennessee Tech University and studies Nutrition.