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By Darryl Alder
Jun 01, 2014

Paul Clyde Receives Silver Antelope

imgresAt the Western Region Annual Meeting, May 23, 2014, Paul Clyde was presented the Silver Antelope, the region’s highest honor.  The award is made for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered Scouters within the territory under the jurisdiction of the Western Region and is conferred by the National Court of Honor of the Boys Scouts of America upon nomination by the region for distinguished service to youth.

With more than 30 years of service, Paul has served as Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, troop committee chair, chartered organization representative, district chair, council executive board member, council photopresident, vice president of administration, vice president of finance, budget committee member, nomination committee member, Scout executive search committee member, compensation committee member, Area 2 president, and regional board member.

His Scouting recognitions include the James E. West Fellowship, District Award of Merit, Unit Leader Award of Merit, and Silver Beaver Award.

The Scouting experience he is most proud of is having five sons who have earned the Eagle Scout Award, which, as Paul states, “Has provided them with the life skills to be successful husbands, fathers, and citizens of this great nation.”

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Paul and Jeanette Clyde receive congratulations from Dave Pack, Utah National Parks Council, Scout Executive

Paul and his wife, Jeanette, have eight children and 30 grandchildren. He is the retired president of W.W Clyde & Company, a family-owned building and construction firm, and currently serves on the board of Clyde Companies, W.W. Clyde & Company, Geneva Rock Products, Sunroc Corporation, and Sunroc Building Materials.

He is past president of Provo Edgemont Little League Baseball, chair of the Utah Valley University Foundation board, and a member of the Utah Valley University board of trustees. Paul has served as a bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as president of the Church’s Young Men Organization, and in other ecclesiastical positions including a two-year, full-time mission for the Church.

Author: Darryl Alder | Director of Support Services, Utah National Parks Council, BSA

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