Timothy Phillips is the first scout to be awarded the Bobby Morris Scholarship by Troop 282. This
scholarship is award to a member of Boy Scout Troop 282 who has been active for the past 12 months, is
an Eagle Scout and is preparing to enroll in a college or university full-time. The recipient must
participate in weekly troop meeting, monthly troop activities and be showing leadership with an overall
participation of 61% or greater. The recipient must also attend summer camp with the scout troop the
Tim is a young adult who has lived up to the above requirements and is very deserving of the Bobby
Morris Scholarship. Tim started his scouting career as a Cub Scout graduating with the highest award in
Cub Scouting, the Arrow of Light and then earning the highest rank in Boy Scouting, the Eagle Rank and
then earning three Eagle Palms – Bronze, Gold and Silver. Tim attended scout camp every year with the
troop and he also took part in a troop High Adventure Trip to Ely, Minnesota, going canoeing on the
boundary waters for 5 days.
Tim is attending the University of Missouri Kansas City.
The Bobby Morris Scholarship was developed to honor the second Scoutmaster of Troop 282 as Mr.
Morris believed that every scout needed to do his best to obtain a formal education after high school.
If other Eagle Scouts in Troop 282 meet the above requirements and are interested in submitting an
application for the Bobby Morris Scholarship please see Gary Leabo.