Silver Beaver Award

The National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is happy to announce the 2020 Class of Silver Beavers. The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council.

The Silver Beaver is an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. Members of this year’s class are:

Class Honoree: Julia Mae-Shen Lesko

Joshua P. Batten

William Bowerman IV

Kevin Patrick Brendel

Hugh David Carmichael

John T. Colwell, III

Theresa Garcia-Parks

Kenneth W. Gaul

G. Keith Gray

Christian Sean Griggs

James Hardter

William Stoll Hemsley

John Arthur Herbig

Charles Hochstein

John Howlin

Howard Joel Lichtman

Paul MacDonald

Stanley L. Mushaw

Bradford Netting Scales

William Totten

Hector D. Uranga-Urias

John Robert Wilkinson

Andrew D. Willis


Nominations Due November 30

The Silver Beaver nomination document is available by clicking here. The nomination form and supporting information packet for the Silver Beaver award should be emailed to