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March 10, 2020, by Victor Rivera

Longhorn Council Scouter Jim Hamilton will receive the Silver Antelope Award Friday, May 22, 2020

Congratulations to Jim Hamilton, a longtime LHC Scouter, who will receive the Silver Antelope Award during the Southern Region Recognition Luncheon of the BSA National Annual Meeting on Friday, May 22, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Jim is not only a “Who’s Who” in business but is obviously an accomplished Scouter with Longhorn Council and BSA.  We are blessed to have his leadership and guidance.

Here are some of his Scouting accomplishments and awards:


National Catholic Committee.

National Jamboree attended 1974.

National Jamboree Staff 2017.

World Jamboree Staff 2019.


Southern Region Executive Committee, 2017 – 2019.

Council (with Longhorn Council)

Council President, 2016 -2017.

Currently serving as Immediate Past President, 2018 – 2019.

Council Vice President, 2019 – 2020.

Council Committee, 2012 – 2013.

Wood Badge, completed 2014.


Explorer Police Post 5201 Committee Chairman, 2015 – 2019.

Post Committee member, 2012 – 2014.

Scouting Recognition

Eagle Scout 1973.

Two Eagle Palms 1974.

God and Country 1973.

Order of the Arrow member.

Silver Beaver Award 2018.

National Eagle Scout Association member.

Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor.

Distinguished Eagle Scout Award 2018.

Arrow of Light Award 1970.


Thank you, Jim Hamilton, for your servant leadership and all you have done and continue to do for Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America, and our Communities!

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