The Colorado Society of the Sons of the American Revolution proudly supports Boy Scouts of America units located in Colorado by providing an annual certificate of recognition and medal at both the chapter and state levels. Upon completing the application and submitting an original 500 word essay on some aspects of the American Revolution, the selected state winner receives the SAR Eagle Scout Trophy and $250 for post high school education. Details, with critical additional information may be found by clicking here (doc)or here (pdf). Even more details may be found on the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution website here.
The winner of the 2012 COSSAR Eagle Scout Competition is Eagle Scout Liam Kelley, Troop 235, Western Colorado Council. Liam is pictured with the state Eagle Scout trophy, and was also presented a $250 Scholarship check, at the Annual President's Day Luncheon.
The COSSAR Eagle Scout Committee Chairman presents the 2011 Colorado Eagle Scout Award Trophy and a $250 Scholarship check to Eagle Scout Caleb Bacon, Crew 561, Denver Area Council, winner of the State Eagle Scout Competition at the Annual President's Day Luncheon. This distinguished award goes to the most accomplished Eagle Scout in the State as judged on: Leadership in the Unit; Merit Badges: Scouting, Community, Religious and School Activities, ability to research one's own ancestors, and an essay on a American Revolution subject. Our state winner goes on to compete at the National Level for additional awards for his hard work as an Eagle Scout. Parents of the winning Eagle Scout are always invited, as are other prominent members of the Boy Scouts.
Russell Maranto, winner of the 2010 Essay Contest at the 2011 Annual State Conference and Awards Luncheon. Mr Maranto presented his well received patriotic speach at the Annual State Convention and Awards Banquet on February 19th, 2011, and received a standing ovation from attendees.