The event was attended by 264 Boy Scout supporters and raised nearly $100,000 for the Jersey Shore Council. The Atlantic County Distinguished Citizen Award is presented annually by the Jersey Shore Council. The Jersey Shore Council BSA serves more than 11,000 scouts in Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Burlington counties.
The award is presented to a person for their service to the people of Atlantic County. Council officials selected Dr. Salmon as the 2012 Recipient in honor of his years as a coach, teacher, elected official and currently as President of the Next Generation Aviation Research and Technology Park board. Dr. Salmon was presented with the award at a dinner at Stockton College’s Seaview Resort.
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