The District Award of Merit is awarded by a District or to registered Scouters for outstanding service to youth in the District. Normally, the award is presented for service to youth in excess of five years.
Pedron was a Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 81 in 2009 and a Webelos Den Leader from 2010 to 2013. She is also a member of the Boy Scout Troop 81 Committee and has been a merit badge counselor for the last five years. She has also been involved with the West Side Day Camp for the Greater Yosemite Council, and has a BSA as a program assistant. She has also been a day camp director for the last five years.
The Greater Yosemite Council, of which the Rio Oro District is a part of, consists of Stanislaus, Merced, Mariposa, Calaveras, San Joaquin, and Tuolumne counties and is divided into three districts.