Adina Akin, who since 2013 has been a leader of Boys Scouts of America Pack 540 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, received the 2020 Skyline District Award of Merit earlier this year.
The leadership award is the highest given to a scout district volunteer for outstanding service to a community. Akin has been a den leader or Cub Master for the local Cub Scouts pack, which serves boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade, as well as a Skyline Twilight Camp Director (2017-18) and chair of Rocket Day (2016-19).
Akin also has served St. Ambrose Catholic Church, located at 4213 Mangum Rd., as a home-room parent, member of the Gala Committee and chair of its Bazaar Toy Booth and Book Fair. She also has helped with the church’s Fall Festival.
Parents interested in the scouting program can call District Director Marisol Gonzalez at 713-598-4954.