Local man to get national Scout award

Teed howardGraham “Teed” Howard of Brown County will be given the National Lifetime Eagle Scout Award during the Hoosier Trails Council’s annual gala from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at The Seasons Conference Center in Nashville.

The award is to recognize his “continued outstanding service to Scouting, community and the nation,” a press release said.

Howard has served as a field executive, district executive, field director, Exploring director and Scout executive in Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. He served as a volunteer during his professional Scouting career and has continued to serve in many organizations since his retirement.

His mission has been to teach youth, through Scouting techniques, to make moral, ethical and life choices.

All are welcome at the ceremony. Tickets, which include a meal, are $23 for adults and $14 for children. They can be reserved at hoosiertrailsbsa.org/event/1873332.