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St Georges Day Awards – Roll of Honour

We are proud to announce that 4 adults from across our District have been recognised by our Chief Scout and been awarded a St George’s Day Award. Baden Powell chose St George to be the Patron Saint of Scouting. St George embodied the qualities to which he wanted Scouts to aspire: Faith, Bravery and Determination. St George’s Day is celebrated on 23rd April each year and is an important day in the Scouting calendar where adults can be recognised with good service awards.

  • Graham Mitchell, Paul Masters and Wendy Keeley received the silver acorn
  • Maureen Dean received the bar to the silver acorn

In recognition of these awards:

  • They all attended the County Awards Dinner on Sunday 15th April at Copthorne Hotel.
  • Maureen, Paul and Wendy attended the Mattins service in St George’s Chapel at Windsor on 22nd April alongside Princess Beatrice and Bear.

Silver Acorn

Bar to the Silver Acorn

In recognition of specially distinguished service. The Silver Acorn was first introduced as a St George’s Day award in 1933.

In recognition of further specially distinguished service The Bar to the Silver Acorn can only be awarded after a Silver Acorn has been gained



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