2016 Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner
Celebrating Leadership, Achievement, and STEM Education in
Scouting, our Families, and Community
Our 2016 honorees were the Wendy Young and Mark Convery family. Click here to learn more about them and their award evening
Proceeds from this event help support the Pacific Skyline Council’s ScoutReach program and our increasing emphasis on STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, including the BSA's Nova Award
program and our own STEM Midway.
Past recipients include: Wendy Young & Mark Convery, David & Lynn Mitchell, Bill Reller, Bill Floyd, Carol Mayer Marshall & Robert Beresford Williams, Allen Phipps, Franklin “Pitch” Johnson, Jr., and Rebecca (Becky) Morgan, among other.
Proceeds from the event help support the Pacific Skyline Council's ScoutReach program which provides opportunities for ALL youth, regardless of economic circumstance, neighborhood, or ethnicity to have an enriching and life-changing Scouting experience!
For over 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America has led the nation in providing citizenship training for American youth. Through the years, Scouting has provided young people with character development programs based on values found in the Scout Oath: duty to God, duty to country, duty to others, and duty to self. Today’s often-heard call for a return to ethical behavior, self-reliance, and caring and concern for others refers precisely to the values expressed in the Scout Law, the bedrock of the movement since 1910.
Established by the Boy Scouts of America, the Distinguished Citizens Award recognizes noteworthy and extraordinary leadership of citizens in communities across the United States. Honoring distinguished citizenship delivers a message to our youth that character counts. The lives of distinguished citizens put into place guideposts that serve to inspire our youth to lead, to accept responsibility, and to care about principles and causes beyond self-interest.