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Jun242019

Boy Scouts Receive Mickey Marcus JWV Post #336 Scholarship Awards

Boy Scouts Presented with the 2nd Annual Mickey Marcus JWV Post #336 Scholarship Awards

On May 6,2018 Barry Kopeloff of the Boy Scout Scholarship Committee reported that the Mickey Marcus JWV Post #336 of Port Jefferson’s Executive Committee and then the general membership of the Post had approved two Scholarships of $250 each for Suffolk County Jewish Boy Scouts. Working in conjunction with the Jewish Committee on Scouting of Suffolk County Council (BSA) for 2019, this information was shared with the Boy Scout troops and Explorer Posts in the Suffolk County Council (BSA). 

The second annual presentation of the Mickey Marcus Post# 336 Jewish War Vets Jewish Scout Scholarship for 2019 recipient Life Scout/Eagle Scout Candidate Jack Puttre of Troop 8 (East Northport) with his parents Troop 8’s Scoutmaster David Puttre and Troop 8’s Advancement Chair Mimi Puttre.The JWV Post of Port Jefferson Station created the two scholarships, both of which require an essay detailing the importance of the Jew in the American military – from the Revolutionary War to the current military crisis overseas in Iraq or Afghanistan (or at any time in between). The first scholarship has the criteria that the Boy Scout (who lives in Suffolk County) had earned his Jewish Scout religious emblem as a Cub Scout (Maccabee or Aleph emblem) or Boy Scout (the Ner Tamid and/or Etz Chaim emblem), is currently a Star or Life Scout rank, and is in his senior year of high school and who will be attending college in the fall. The second scholarship was open to any Eagle Scout in Suffolk County of the Jewish faith who had earned his Jewish Boy Scout religious emblem (the Ner Tamid and/or the Etz Chaim) and submitted an essay.

The second annual presentation of the Mickey Marcus Post# 336 Jewish War Vets Jewish Scout Scholarship for an Eagle Scout, in conjunction with the Jewish Committee on Scouting of Suffolk County Council (BSA), was presented a check for $250 and an award The 2019 presentation of then annual Mickey Marcus Post# 336 Jewish War Vets Jewish Scout Scholarship recipient Eagle Scout Samuel Morris of Troop 403 (Commack) with his parents Troop 403 (Commack)’s Scoutmaster Alan Morris and Lisa Morris. certificate to Eagle Scout Samuel Morris of Troop 403 (Commack) for his winning essay, which dealt with Commodore Uriah P. Levy of the US Navy. Eagle Scout Samuel Morris was recognized during his Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremonies on May 31, 2019, held at the Sawmill Intermediate School Commack, by JCOS Scholarship Selections Committee Chair Phyllis Stein and JCOS Chairman Emeritus Bruce Streger.  Eagle Scout Morris will be attending the United States Naval Academy in the fall, where he will major in Aerospace Engineering.  

The first annual presentation of the Mickey Marcus Post# 336 Jewish War Vets Jewish Scout Scholarship for a Star Scout or Life Scout, in conjunction with the Jewish Committee on Scouting of Suffolk County Council (BSA),  presented a check for $250 to Life Scout/Eagle Scout Candidate Jack Puttre of Troop 8 (East Northport) for his winning essay, which remembered Dr. Abraham Edelstein, a general medical physician who was trained to be a psychiatrist while serving in World War II, and later working for the Veteran’s Hospital.  Dr. Edelstein was Jack’s great-grandfather. Boy Scout Jack Puttre was recognized during Troop 8’s Court of Honor ceremony on June 18, held at the Bellerose Avenue School, East Northport, by JCOS Scholarship Selections Committee Chair Phyllis Stein.  Life Scout/Eagle Scout Candidate Puttre will be attending the University of Buffalo in the fall, where he plans to double major in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering.