Hammond Boy Scout honored by The Indiana American Legion

Jul 15, 2013, 17:30 ET from American Legion Department of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A young Boy Scout from Hammond was honored by the Indiana Department of The American Legion as its American Legion Scout of the Year during its 95th Annual State Convention Saturday, 13 July.

Each year, the Indiana Department of The American Legion honors young men who are recognized by their communities and their peers as exemplifying the true qualities of a Boy Scout. The nominees from across the state were:

Mason Tribbett of Monticello
Charles Waterhouse of Garrett
Benjamin Gormley of Carmel
Keith Hurst of Ferdinand
Logan Greene of Mitchell
Casimir Kromkowski of Rochester
Nicholas Anglin of Hammond

The Department's nominees each received a $200 scholarship from The American Legion in recognition of their long commitment to Scouting and the overall winner as Boy Scout of the Year received a $1000 scholarship and a plaque from the Department.

The overall winner was Nicholas Anglin of Hammond.  The 17-year old young man said, award by the 2012-2013 Commander of the Indiana Department of the American Legion, Richard Jewell, "I am very thankful to have received this award and thank you very much."

SOURCE American Legion Department of Indiana