The Coastal Carolina Council Boys Scouts of America has recognized the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office with its William H. Spurgeon Volunteer Organization of the Year Award.
Senior Master Deputy Michael Rohaus also received the William H. Spurgeon Individual Volunteer of the Year Award. Rohaus has worked with the young explorers for 29 years.
Both awards were presented Sunday during the annual banquet at the Elks Lodge. Also during the ceremony, 121 Eagles Scouts were recognized.
The Law Enforcement Exploring, also known as Police Explorers, gives young adults ages 14 to 21 the opportunity to work with local law-enforcement agencies. The Sheriff’s Office has been a part of program since 1976.