Michael John Anderson
Lutheran Servant of Youth Award
Central Minnesota Council, BSA
In front of a masked audience practicing social distancing, Michael John Anderson received the Servant of Youth award after a six month delay due to quarantine.
At his home congregation Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter, MN Michael has served in the choir, usher, confirmation mentor, Men’s Small Group Bible Study Member and has also served on the building maintenance team. His Scouting life began in 2015 when he became involved with Cub Scout Pack 77 in Pillager, MN sponsored by the Pillager Lion’s Club. serving as a Webelos Leader and then later as an Assistant Scoutmaster in Troop 77, he is also a Central Minnesota Council Merit Badge Counselor and a Pine Tree District Unit Commissioner. In addition he has unselfishly assisted a number of years with the district’s Pine Wood Derby.
Ken Toole, current National Lutheran Association on Scouting Executive Board member (pictured at left), and Loren Meinke, former NLAS board member (pictured at right) presented Michael (center) with his award.