The Conquistador Council of Boys Scouts of America presented the Silver Beaver Award, the highest of volunteer leader recognition, to Doyle Young of Melrose.
For more than 20 years, Young has been a volunteer leader, serving as scoutmaster of Troop 45 in Roswell, and as cubmaster, varsity team coach, Webelos Den Leader, and on both pack and troop committees. He joined boy scouts in Whitefish, Mont.
Young is retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a mail carrier in Roswell, postmaster for Elida, and postmaster for Melrose.