Adams Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award

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“Through this award, Melinda and I wanted to shine a spotlight on the incredible work Eagle Scout candidates are doing in service to others.”
Glenn Adams, Vice-President of the National Eagle Scout Association

The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year award (ESSPY) to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout candidate to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity through completion of an Eagle Scout project.

The selection of recipients begins at the local level and is conducted through the Council NESA committee. The Council NESA committee selects a recipient for their respective Council from the list of submitted nominations. It then forwards a worthy candidate to the  National Eagle Scout Association for National Service Territory consideration.

National Service Territory ESSPY recipients are selected by each Council’s NST NESA scholarship committee. NST recipients receive $300 available for their future educational purposes or to attend a national or international Scouting event or activity.

Eagle Awards Medal

The recipient of the national award is then selected from among territory recipients by a special selection committee of the  National Eagle Scout Association. National recipients receive $3,500, available for their future educational purposes or to attend a national or international Scouting event or activity.

Golden Gate Area Council's Recipients

Baxter Harris Brown
2013
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Ryan Eugene Davis
2014
, San Francisco Bay Area Council
James D.
2011
, San Francisco Bay Area Council
Troop 203
Matthew G. Dooley
2012
, San Francisco Bay Area Council
Jeremy Dyson
2019
, San Francisco Bay Area Council
Troop 391
, Twin Valley District
William Goldie
2014
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Apara Sai Jella
2022
, Golden Gate Area Council
Troop 36G
, Meridian District
Alexander Marrone
2016
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0081
Euan Harry McManus
2019
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0152
Adithya Palle
2021
, Golden Gate Area Council
Tate Phillips
2015
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0219
Grant Reeg
2017
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0364
Gabriel Anothony Relich
2011
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0247
Jordan Thomas Schultz
2015
, San Francisco Bay Area Council
Troop 0772
Nicholas Stark
2018
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0444
Nicholas Swiatko
2012
, Mount Diablo Silverado Council
Troop 0262
Jonathan Andrew Weiss
2017
, Golden Gate Area Council
Garren James Wiess
2013
, San Francisco Bay Area Council
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The highest level a scout acheived is displayed; coresponding lower levels are assumed won.
Council Winner (Bronze)
NST Winner (Gold)
National Winner (Silver)

ESSPY News

Golden Gate Area Eagle Scout recognized as the National Service Territory 3 Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Awardee. Apara, a member of the 2021 Eagle Scout Class and Troop 36G, will now compete against other NST winners for the national project for the year.

Adam's Service Project of the Year Award Nomination

An Eagle Scout, their parents, or any registered BSA volunteer (with the Eagle Scout’s permission) may submit an Eagle Scout’s service project for consideration.

The nomination shall be submitted to the NESA committee of the Golden Gate Area Council, the council in which the service project was completed on or before January 31st of each year. The submission must include a complete duplicate copy of the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook.

Please get in touch with [email protected] with any questions or issues.

1. About Eagle Scout

2. About Submitter

An Eagle Scout, their parents, or any registered BSA volunteer (with the Eagle Scout’s permission) may submit their Eagle Scout service project for consideration.

3. About Project

4. Document Upload

The submission must include a complete duplicate copy of the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook.

5. Consent

Eligibility & Evaluation Criteria

Eligibility

  • An Eagle Scout, his parents, or any registered BSA volunteer (with the Eagle Scout’s permission) may submit his Eagle Scout service project for consideration.
  • The Eagle Scout must have passed their Eagle Board of Review between January 1- December 31.
  • On or before January 31 the nomination must be submitted to the NESA committee of the council in which the service project was completed.
  • Example: An Eagle Scout who completed their Board of Review in 2021, must have their nomination in by January 31, 2022.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Project planning
  • Effort to develop the project
  • Extent and character of leadership provided by the Scout
  • Extent of achievement of the planned result
  • Project’s impact on the beneficiary and/or on the community at large
  • Originality of the project
  • Time and materials contributed
  • Level of skill employed to complete the project
  • Whether the project will have long lasting impact
Page Updated On: April 14, 2022