By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 23, 2015

Distinguished and Outstanding Eagles Announced

This year, the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America will celebrate the virtues of Scouting at the Celebration of Eagles Banquet on October 30, 2015 at Utah Valley University. Men who have made significant local, regional, and statewide career achievements will be honored with the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award. One will be honored with the prestigious Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, recognizing national and international career and civic achievements. Tickets are still on sale; join us in honoring these great leaders in our community.

Get to know our Honorees

We will post a series of articles with bios of our Distinguished and Outstanding Eagle Scouts listing their professional and personal achievements. Follow the link on each name to find the relevant article.

Distinguished Eagle Scout—Ken D. Krogue

Distinguished_Eagle_Scout_AwardEstablished in 1969, the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award is given to recipients who have risen to a state of national prominence and distinction within their chosen field. They must also show a strong record of voluntary service given within their community.

Past recipients include the following noteworthy Americans: Gerald R. Ford, Lamar Alexander, George L. Allen Sr., John Willard Marriott Jr.,Dallin H. Oaks, Jeffery R. Holland, and Vaughan J. Featherstone. The award can only be given to those who earned their Eagle Scout rank at least 25 years prior and have since lived in accordance with the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Outstanding Eagle Scouts

The Outstanding Eagle Scout Award is a prestigious award granted by the Utah National Parks Council to Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated outstanding achievements at a community, state, or regional level. This group of recipients have made a positive impact on others as husbands, fathers, and community leaders. Those being honored have influenced and inspired others as public servants, educators, philanthropists, and business leaders whose long-term impact is a cornerstone within our communities. These men have held to the standards set forth in the Scout Oath and Scout Law and have exemplified a Duty to God in their daily living.

Congratulations to the recipients on their achievements. We are grateful for your example, leadership, and dedication to improving the lives of those in our community.

Fleur De Lis


Author: Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America


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