BSA Alumni Award

The BSA Alumni Award is a recognition program to encourage participation and work in council alumni relations programs, including NESA activities; areas of work include alumni identification/promotion, alumni engagement, personal participation, and education.

Alumni Award Knot


  • Presented to Scouting alumni who promote continued engagement with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
  • Registered adult Scouters may submit a completed application for approval by the Dan Beard Alumni Association committee. Approved applications are forwarded to the National Alumni Relations Committee. Those approved will be sent a certificate that can be used to purchase a square knot and/or lapel pin from the local Scout Shop.
  • Individuals who have received the Alumnus of the Year award are also considered recipients of the Alumni Award.

Application Process

  1. Download the BSA Alumni Award application form and fill it out with all required information.

  2. Once the nomination form has been completed, it should be submitted to the Dan Beard Alumni Association either electronically or send to:

    Dan Beard Alumni Association
    Attention: Awards (Alumni Award)
    10078 Reading Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45241

    Submission Deadline: None/Ongoing Award

BSA Alumni Award Recipients in DBC

  • Wayne Kalkwarf
  • Matt Scherocman

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