The South Plains Council of the Boy Scouts of America held their Friends of Scouting appreciation luncheon on Wednesday.
Community leaders and Friends of Scouting recognized K. W. Hill as the 2018 Distinguished Citizen. Hill has worked as a banker in Levelland for 39 years, where he has been an avid supporter of community banking. Currently Hill is the Branch President for City Bank, Levelland, a position he has held for many years. He has served in leadership roles with the Levelland Chamber of Commerce, the Noon Rotary Club, and Levelland Industrial Foundation Board. “K W Hill has a long association with Scouting that began at an early age and carried over into his family with his son Harrison Hill.” said Stephen John, planning committee spokesperson.
The Friends of Scouting also posthumously honored and recognized longtime Levelland resident, Ted Holder who passed away June 1st, 2017. Holder achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as a young man and was an avid supporter of Scouting and other youth programs in the community.”
The South Plains Council serves more than 2,000 youth each year in a variety of Scouting programs that build character, citizenship and life skills. More than 50 boys are involved in the Cub Scout program in Levelland.