Cub Scout Pack 811 Wins 2010 National Gold Medallion Award

For Immediate Release

Contact: Andre Pacheco


ORANGE, Calif. Feb. 10, 2011 —The Catholic Committee on Scouting for the Diocese of Orange congratulates Cub Scout Pack 811 of St. Angela Merici Church, Brea, on winning the 2010 National Gold Medallion Award for Region 11.

The Gold Medallion Award program was established to recognize outstanding Catholic Scouting units in each of the fifteen Episcopal Regions of the United States. National Gold Medallion winners epitomize units that excel at providing youth with quality programs including religious activities, religious emblems participation, outdoor activities, and special events that encompass the religious, vocational, and educational aspects of Scouting under Catholic auspices.

Region 11 includes California, Nevada, Hawaii, and the Territory of Guam.

“This is our third National Gold Medallion Award, which is unprecedented for any Scouting unit,” said Jim Root, Religious Emblem Coordinator for Pack 811. “Our Pack is also a three time recipient of the Bishop’s Award of Excellence and has the distinction of earning the Pope Paul VI National Quality Unit Award for over a decade. This could not be possible without the dedication of our leaders and parents to providing a quality Scouting program for our youth.”

For more information on Cub Scout Pack 811, visit their website at:

The Diocese of Orange Catholic Committee on Scouting is a diocesan committee of laity and clergy committed to delivering Catholic youth ministry through Scouting programs. For additional information on Catholic Scouting in the Diocese of Orange, visit their website at, or the national website at