Alvin A. Merrill has received the National Community Service Award and pin from the Princess Timpanogos Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for his work with Boy Scouts in Tooele.

Merrill, who currently lives in the Sunset Ridge 11th Ward, West Jordan Utah Sunset Ridge Stake, was a Scoutmaster of Troop No. 604, has helped with a special needs unit and has also served as District Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner in Tooele.

The award is to recognize worthy local people from a variety of walks of life for outstanding achievements in educational, humanitarian, patriotic, historical or citizenship endeavors.