OCHS AWARD

The Ochs Award was a council-level award presented from 1934 to 1945 to outstanding scouts.  It was named after William Van Dyke Ochs.  A gold watch was presented to the top awardee in the council.  Other Scouts who had been nominated by their troop received a certificate.  Several pins also exist.

1934

For the 1934 year, the Ochs Award was presented to Edward T. Bower.

1935-01-29 - Honored by Scouts
1935-01-29 - Scouts Pay Honor to Carl M. Gevers
1935-01-30 - Ochs Award

1935

For the 1935 year, the Ochs Award was presented to George McMillan.

1935-12-15 - William VanD Ochs Award
1936-01-23 - Medal To Be Awarded to Outstanding Scout

1936-01-25 - Scouting Honors Will Be Awarded

1936-01-26 - George McMillan Acclaimed Outstanding Scout

1936-01-26 - Outstanding Scout Honored

1936

For the 1936 year, the Ochs Award was presented to Lawrence Barker, Jr.

1937-02-14 - Lawrence Barker Jr Gets Ochs Gold Award at Annual Meeting of Council
1937-02-14 - Scouting Awards Presented
1937-02-15 - Barker Wins William Ochs Scout Award

1937

For the 1937 year, the Ochs Award was presented to Hope Smith.

1938-02-13 - Hope Smith Receives Ochs Prize as Area's Outstanding Scout
1938-02-13 - Awards to Honor Scouts Presented at Annual Council Dinner

1938

For the 1938 year, the Ochs Award was presented to Charles F. Black.

1939

For the 1939 year, the Ochs Award was presented to William Ferguson.

1940-02-21 - William Ferguson Takes Ochs Award

1940

For the 1940 year, the Ochs Award was presented to Bill Graham.

1941-03-01 - Scout Awards are Received by Hawk, Smith
1941-03-01 - The Winners of Scouting Awards

1941

For the 1941 year, the Ochs Award was presented to Edwin Chobot.

1942-10-17 - Scout Receives Ochs Award

1943

For the 1943 year, the Ochs Award was presented for the first time to two Scouts, due to the difficulty in selecting only one.  The award was presented to Raymond Morrison and Jack Williams.

1944-02-18 - Scouts Honor Adult Friends with Beaver

1944-02-18 - Boy Scouts Honor Men Aiding Cause

1944

1945-02-06 - Scouts Will Mark 35th Anniversary

1945-02-10 - Awards Given 21 Boy Scouts for 1944 Work

1945-02-10 - Photo of Awardees