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Peach of an Athlete Role Model Banquet

Peach of an Athlete Role Model Banquet

March 21, 2017 at the College Football Hall of Fame

The 33rd Annual Peach of an Athlete (POA) Role Model Banquet will be held on March 21, 2017 at the College Football Hall of Fame. The Peach of an Athlete Role Model Banquet honors athletes and community leaders that hold the same values as Scouting and benefits the programs of Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Table sponsorship start at $2,500.

Bobby Jones Award

The Bobby Jones Award is one of the most prestigious awards given by the Atlanta Area Council.  This award is in honor of Bobby Jones. He won the Grand Slam in 1930 at the age of 28 and became an authentic American "tickertape" hero. He is remembered for an outstanding character, in victory and in adversity. Each year the Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America presents the Bobby Jones Award to a person whose life and career exemplify those same enduring values. Past recipients include Andrew Young, Dan Reeves, Sam Nunn, Ted Turner, Billy Payne, Hank Aaron and Mike Plant.

Professional Award

The Professional Award is awarded annually to a well-known, successful professional athlete who exemplifies qualities of responsible citizenship and outstanding character. Past professional athlete recipients have included: Dominique Wilkins, Brian Jordan, Warrick Dunn, Champ Bailey, Calvin Johnson, Jr., Mark Price, Al Horford, Jeff Van Note and Dikeme Mutombo

Amateur Honorees

The “Peach of an Athlete” Role Model Award is presented to Athletes, both amateur and professional, who exemplify good character and athletic achievement.

Do you know a Boy Scout that is exceeding in athletics and academically? Please click here to nominate him for the 2017 Calvin Johnson, Jr. Role Model Award. 

Contact Alexis Richbourg, Development Director, at 770-956-3177 for more information. 

ATLANTA AREA COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)

ATLANTA SCOUT SHOP

1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 7:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 5:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)