Nelson Block Receives Boy Scouts’ Silver Buffalo Award for Extraordinary Service to Youth


Nelson R. Block, Winstead Shareholder and Chair of the firm’s Finance & Banking Practice Group, was honored with the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Silver Buffalo Award. The Silver Buffalo Award is the BSA’s highest honor for adult volunteers.

Block was one of 12 distinguished honorees receiving the award this week at the BSA National Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Over the past 90 years 776 leaders have earned the Silver Buffalo Award including 14 U.S. Presidents and three Supreme Court justices. Other notable recipients include explorer Adm. Richard Byrd, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, composer Irving Berlin and astronauts John Glenn, Neal Armstrong and Jim Lovell. (Read More)