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On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

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Cathie Seebauer - 2017-2018 National Venturing Vice President

Cathie Seebauer has been selected to serve as the National Venturing Vice President for the 2017-2018 term.

Cathie is from Crew 1 in Prairielands Council, based out of Champaign, Illinois. Previously, Cathie has served as Crew President, Council VOA President, Area VOA Vice President of Administration, and most recently the Central Region VOA Vice President of Administration.

Cathie first joined Scouting for the opportunities to make lifelong friendships and experience new adventures. She enjoys the outdoors, especially high adventure bases, and has gone to Philmont on a crew trek, a Rayado trek, and most recently as backcountry camp staff. She will be spending this summer at The Summit Bechtel Reserve as a Canopy Tour Guide and Jamboree staff.

Cathie has earned the Venturing Summit Award, Silver Award, Gold Award, Outdoor Bronze Award, Sports Bronze Award, and the Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award. She has also earned Nova Awards in both math and science, and was presented Area and Council Venturing Leadership Awards.

Cathie is currently attending the University of Illinois to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering, with a specialization in Societal Risk Management. Outside of Scouting, Cathie is active in her school’s Engineering Student Council, and in her free time is training to run the Illinois Marathon.

Congratulations Cathie!