Sea Scout Ship Marvin Shields earn trophy

Sea Scout Ship Marvin Shields earn trophy

Sea Scouts from Sea Scout Ship Marvin Shields received the Chief Seattle Council’s Hiltner Award trophy at a Feb. 8 ceremony in Seattle.

Pictured, from left to right, are Jared Minard, Kyle Nedblake, Connor Logue-Burnette, Jonathan Scott, Ozzy Minard, Michael Rogers, Luna Hutchin, Chet Epperson and John Dillanger.

The trophy, along with a $500 cash award, is awarded annually to the best all-around ship in the council.

According to a press release, this is the first time that a ship from outside Seattle has won the award.

The SSS Marvin Shields is a 30-foot 1978 Bayliner Buccaneer sailboat sponsored by the Port Angeles Yacht Club.

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