2022 Woods Services: Maribel Medino Marrero

Maribel Medino Marrero Woods Svc Award

This article appeared in the Spring 2022 issue of Abilities Digest.

The 2023 deadline for Woods Services Award nominations is January 30.

Maribel Medino Marrero of the Puerto Rico Council received the 2022 Woods Services Award for exceptional service and leadership to Scouts with Special Needs and Disabilities.

Maribel has been an active volunteer working for the benefit of special needs Scouts for many years. Some of her positions include founder and Cubmaster of a special needs pack, troop committee chair, council special needs committee chair, Disabilities Awareness merit badge counselor, district committee chair, district membership chair, council executive board member, and council VP and membership committee chair. Maribel has been a trainer of special needs for unit commissioners and camp staffs. Her awards include Pack Disabilities Award Leader of the Year, Scouts with Special Needs Recruiter Award, Special Needs Scouting Service Award, and Torch of Gold. Outside of Scouting, she has received both local and state Teacher of the Year for Special Needs and Alpha Phi Omega Youth with Disabilities Award.