Venturing Leadership Award

The Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) is an award given by councils, areas, regions, and the BSA National Council to youth and adult Venturers who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Scout Law in their daily lives. SR-6 may present up to eight VLAs per year to those who have made significant impact on the area or their local council Venturing program.

Past Recipients

Year Recipient Youth/Adult Council
2019 Reese Phinney Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2019 Molly Zinser Youth Lincoln Heritage Council
2019 Nissa Berle Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2019 Jennifer Williams Adult Great Smoky Mountain Council
2019 Hartley Phinney Adult Middle Tennessee Council
2018 Grace Williams Youth Great Smoky Mountain Council
2018 Olivia Vick Youth Blue Grass Council
2018 Jena Burk Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2018 Emeline Dubois Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2018 Pat Klink Adult Chickasaw Council
2018 Larry Lowe Adult Blue Grass Council
2018 Cynthia Cyrus Adult Middle Tennessee Council
2017 Candace Boyce Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2017 Nathaniel Berle Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2017 AJ McGugin Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2017 Mykal Phinney Youth Middle Tennessee Council
2017 Karin Turnmire Youth Great Smoky Mountain Council
2017 Nathan Vick Youth Blue Grass Council
2017 Willis Council Adult Cherokee Council
2017 David Williams Adult Great Smoky Mountain Council