Paralegal Montye Holmes recently received the highest honor bestowed to adult volunteers for the Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America. The Silver Beaver Award is bestowed for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered adult volunteers who have been nominated by their Scouting peers. The Boy Scouts of America, acting through the National Court of Honor and upon the nomination of the Sam Houston Area Council presents the Silver Beaver Award to persons for their distinguished service to youth. The Sam Houston Area Council makes a limited number of nominations each year, according to the total number of units registered in the Council. In October 2013, Montye Holmes received one of only 31 awards bestowed by the Sam Houston Area Council. Congratulations, Montye!