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Lone Star College Presented with the 2018 Spirit of Scouting Award

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX – The Tall Timbers District, serving the Boy Scouts of America in Conroe Independent School District (Conroe ISD), presented Lone Star College (LSC) with the 2018 Spirit of Scouting Award. The award is given for exceptional and unusual service to young people in hard-to-reach communities over a long period of time.

“I am honored that Lone Star College was recognized for this award,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “Part of our culture is to build strong partnerships to promote student and community success,” said Head. “I can think of no more important partnership than the one we enjoy with the Tall Timbers District.”

The 2018 Spirit of Scouting Award was presented to LSC for making its facilities and equipment available to the Boy Scouts of America Tall Timbers District. Pictured standing (left to right) are Dr. Steve Head, LSC chancellor; Stuart Schroeder, Tall Timbers District Vice Chairman; and Dr. Alton Smith, LSC Board of Trustees chair.

The award was presented during the citizen participation portion at the February LSC Board of Trustees meeting. Stuart Schroeder, Tall Timbers District Vice Chairman, noted that LSC has made facilities and equipment available at LSC-Montgomery to the Tall Timbers District and its predecessor George Strake for over 15 years for their annual Merit Badge University.




The Tall Timbers District serves scouting units in Conroe ISD which serves The Woodlands, Oak Ridge and Shenandoah area. The Tall Timbers District is part of the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, 10 centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online.