Press Releases and Media Coverage

2010 Board Members
Council announces new additions and new officers for the 2010 board of directors.

Dr. James Atkins to Receive Distinguished Citizen Award
Goldsboro's noted oncologist will receive honor on May 4, 2010. Dr. Atkins works with Southeastern Medical Oncology Center and has been involved with cancer research for the past 20 years through the national clinical trials system.

Tim Harper Named New Scout Executive
Tim Harper, a 28-year Scouting veteran, has been named the new Scout Executive for the Tuscarora Council.

Scouts Share Community Service Projects with Governor
Five young men from the Tuscarora Council, Boy Scouts of America recently appeared before North Carolina Governor Bev Purdue to share their ideas about community service projects. The Scouts will be spearheading these projects in their home counties.

77 Eagle Scouts Honored; Three Receive Silver Beaver Award.
During its 87th annual awards presentation, the council honored three Silver Beaver award recipients and 77 young men who attained the rank of Eagle Scout during 2009.

Scouts Collect 63 Tents for Medical Teams in Haiti
Within just a few hours, Tuscarora Scouts were able to collect 63 tents, 10 cases of hand sanitizer and 10 cases of bug spray for medical teams in Haiti. All of the items were donated by local Scouts and volunteers.