Recently the 2009 Blue Elk District Award of Merit Award recipients were announced. 

Recently the 2009 Blue Elk District Award of Merit Award recipients were announced. 

The Award of Merit is the highest recognition a Scouting District can bestow upon an individual.  The award is presented to registered volunteer adult leaders for noteworthy service to youth. The 2009 award recipients are Kurtis G. Blocher, Twylene D. LaHue, Don Lograsso, Peter J. Muelleman, Scott Nixon, R. Scott Smith, and Loren Stoneburner.

They will receive their awards at the District Dinner on Feb. 7 at the Adams Pointe Conference Center in Blue Springs.