Congratulations to Patricia Garcia, Norm Kelley and Noel Benavides for Graduating from the Virtual College of Commissioner Service with Bachelor Degrees!!! The College consists of advanced training courses for Commissioners of the Boy Scouts of America. A scouter must be registered as a Commissioner, have current BSA Youth Protection Training Certificate, Complete Commissioner Orientation, Complete Commissioner Basic Training prior to beginning the College courses. During the College training the commissioner must complete seven courses of instruction for the Bachelor Degree. Five of these must be from the Bachelor Degree lever training. Commissioners must attain prior approval from the Council Commissioner or Assistant Council Commissioner for Training and the Council Scout Executive or Staff Advisor for Commissioners. The Masters Degree requires seven additional courses and a year with the Bachelor Degree. The Doctor of Commissioner Science requires ten additional courses and a Thesis or Project requiring two years with the Master Degree. Paty, Norm and Noel have taken virtual classes for the last 4 Wednesdays and Saturdays completing the courses today. Paty is the Rio Grande Council Commissioner, Norm is the Assistant District Commissioner for Arroyo District and Noel is a Unit Commissioner in the Arrowhead District. Congratulations on a job well done.

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