Sussex Tech honors Brandon Veasey for scouting volunteerism
The Jefferson Awards Student Leadership Team at Sussex Technical High School recognized Brandon Veasey of Millsboro as the September 2013 Jefferson Award recipient. Brandon is a junior in the electronics technical area.
Veasey, shownwith his award certificate, has volunteered extensively with both the Dagsboro Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America. Volunteer duties include training younger scouts, arranging camping trips and maintaining the groups’ websites. After five years of volunteerism, he was appointed a den chief for the Cub Scouts. He is the senior patrol leader for the Boy Scouts and is responsible for a variety of responsibilities and trainings.
Veasey is a member of the Order of the Arrow, an honor society for scouts, and was awarded the highest honor last year by becoming an Eagle Scout.
The Jefferson Awards Youth Service Initiative program is part of the prestigious national recognition system honoring community and public service in America that was co-founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The Youth Service Initiative was begun to pass on the tradition of volunteering to future generations.