Dr. Gordon Petty to be recognized at the 2018 Boy Scouts of America Smith County Good Scout Award.

The Boy Scouts of the Middle Tennessee Council’s Walton Trail District will make the presentation Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Carthage United Methodist Church at 7:00 a.m.

Sergeant Major Jonathan Henry (PhD candidate in Philosophy of Leadership Studies) will speak about cultivating our youth to be tomorrow’s leaders.  After 27 years and 8 months, Henry recently retired from service in the U. S. Marine Corps and moved back to his native Smith County.  He has been associated with the Boy Scout program in two states through his son’s participation in a troop.

Pat Nixon, the Chair of the Smith County Good Scout Event, will serve as the master of ceremonies.

We will be honoring Dr. Gordon Petty for his many years of selfless dedication to the wellbeing of the Smith County residents. Dr. Gordon Petty has continued to exemplify the Scouting ways and has remained an upstanding citizen in the community putting service above self.

Each year, the Walton Trail District of the Middle Tennessee considers nominations for the Smith County Good Scout Award. The Good Scout Award recognizes individuals who exemplify the spirit of the Scout Oath and Law by helping others and doing their best at all times. This prestigious award honors those whose personal and public contributions enhance our community and the world in which we live. This award is also the Middle Tennessee Council of the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor for individual or corporate citizenship in local communities

The Walton Trail District serves over 500 local scout participants in the counties of Wilson, Macon, Trousdale and Smith, teaching them citizenship, physical fitness and leadership development. Contributions from the Fundraiser will go directly to support the programs of the Walton Trail District, Boy Scouts of America.

  • WHO: Dr. Gordon Petty
  • WHEN: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 7:00AM
  • WHERE: Carthage United Methodist