These men have devoted a lifetime to their profession, avocation, community, and beliefs, at great sacrifice to themselves and their families. Each recipient will receive recognition worthy of a lifetime’s accomplishments.
The Outstanding and Distinguished Eagle Scout Awards 2018
This year we have the pleasure of honoring the following recipients:
|John Curtis||Bradley Rencher|
|James Daniels||Gary Dollar|
|Brandon Doman||Brad Frost|
|Dennis Heaston||Stan Houghton|
|Kevin Johnson||Jeffrey Lind|
|Stan Lockhart||Jan Newman|
|Kelly Nielson||Tom Otterstrom|
|Ryan Poelman||Brandon Pulsipher|
|James Rasband||Brad Wilcox|
In part one of this series, we will take a deeper dive into three of this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award.
James R. Rasband is the Academic Vice President at Brigham Young University and previously served as dean of the BYU law school. His research and teaching have centered on natural resources law. Rasband received his undergraduate degree from BYU and his law degree from Harvard University.
Prior to entering academia, he practiced law at Perkins Coie in Seattle, Washington, where his practice focused on Indian treaty litigation. Rasband is an Eagle Scout and has twice served as an assistant Scoutmaster.
He loves hiking in Utah’s red rock canyons. Rasband is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. He and his wife, Mary Williams Rasband, have four children.
Brad Wilcox is an associate professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University where he also enjoys working with such programs as Especially for Youth and Campus Education Week. He is the author of The Continuous Atonement and the BYU devotional, “His Grace is Sufficient” which has had over a million views.
He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile and returned to that country to preside over the Santiago East Mission from 2003-2006. The year prior to his first mission as a young man he served as the youth representative on the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America.
He and his wife Debi have four children, eight grandchildren. They also currently serve as Cub Scout leaders in their Provo ward.
Brandon is married to Alisha and they have 6 children: Sage, Isaac, Jace, Myles, Michael, and Macie. They have lived in Pleasant Grove for almost 10 years. He is the son of Verl and Susan Doman and has 3 brothers and 3 sisters, who all live nearby in Utah County.
Since 2013, Brandon and his brother Bryce have co-owned two local manufacturing companies named Landecor and Weigh Safe. Prior to this business partnership, Brandon attended BYU where he played QB from 1998-200. After which, he played 3 seasons in the NFL for the 49ers, Redskins, and Bills. He later coached football at BYU for 8 seasons from 2005-2012.
Brandon became an Eagle Scout in 1994 and has since served for many years as a youth Scout leader. He currently serves as an Assistant District Commissioner. His current church calling is 2nd counselor in the stake presidency of the Pleasant Grove, Utah North Field Stake.
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Author: Julia Thompson | BA in English from BYU | Fund Development and Marketing Specialist | Boy Scouts of America, Utah National Parks Council