Miami Lodge 495

Order of the Arrow

Vigil Nomination Form

The Vigil Honor is a high mark of distinction and recognition reserved for those Arrowmen who, by reason of exceptional service, personal effort, and unselfish interest, have made distinguished contributions beyond the immediate responsibilities of their position or office to one or more of the following: their lodge, the Order of the Arrow, their Scouting community, or their council Scout camp. Under no circumstances should tenure in Scouting or the Order of the Arrow be considered as reason enough for a Vigil Honor recommendation.

Any member of Miami Lodge in good standing may nominate an eligible Arrowman for the Vigil Honor. To make a nomination, fill out this form as completely as possible and submit it. Any member in good standing in Miami Lodge and the Miami Valley Council, who has held the Brotherhood honor for at least 2 years is eligible for nomination for the Vigil Honor.  View the list of eligible members.

Your Contact Information
If you choose to submit an anonymous nomination, we still need to know your contact information in case we have a question or problem with your submission. However, your name will not be on the nomination when it is presented to the Vigil Selection Committee.
Nominee's Information
To the best of your ability please list all of the Scouting positions this person has served, along with the unit, district, council committee, or event each position served.
To the best of your ability please list all of the Scouting awards this person has received.
To the best of your ability please list all of the positions this person has served in Miami Lodge.
In your own words please describe why you feel this person is deserving of the Vigil Honor.
Those who are chosen for the Vigil Honor are given a Vigil Name. This name typically represents the Arrowman’s personality, contribution to Scouting/OA, or personal/career interests. The name will be translated into the ancient language of the Lenni Lenape. Considering this criteria, please suggest a name you feel best represents this person.
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