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By Julia Thompson
Oct 18, 2018

Meet the 2018 Distinguished Eagle Scout Award Recipients

Every year we honor outstanding men in our community at a recognition event called the Celebration of Eagles. Adult Eagle Scouts who have gone to create change above and beyond their communities and have made a national and international impact are nominated for the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. These men have devoted a lifetime to their profession, avocation, […]

By Daily Herald
Jul 03, 2014

Scouts, leaders, family gather to celebrate Eagle Scouts

OREM — Eagle Scouts, scouts on the trail to Eagle and many supporters of the scouting program from across the region gathered at Utah Valley University Thursday night to honor those who have achieved the high rank of scouting, the Eagle Scout. At an event dubbed as a “Celebration of Eagles” more than a thousand people […]

By Darryl Alder
Jul 02, 2014

Huge Show, Big Sound

After weeks of rehearsal, tonight Rick Lunt brought it all together, Utah’s biggest ever Celebration of Eagles scheduled for tomorrow night, July 3 at the UCCU Center on UVU campus from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Today we began at dawn. Fresh trees from Tifie and Maple Dell Scout Camps arrived, along with towers, boulders, pup […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Dec 05, 2013

What is the Distinguished Eagle Award?

DISTINGUISHED EAGLE SCOUT AWARD HISTORY Since its establishment in 1969, the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award (DESA) has gained prominent standing among Scouting recognitions. Previous recipients include President Gerald R. Ford, several governors and senators, military flag officers, university presidents, chief executive officers of Fortune 500 companies, and nationally known lawyers, educators, and doctors. Each of […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 05, 2013

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Receiver of Distinguished Eagle Award

Tuesday, December 3rd was Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s birthday. “Elder Jeffrey R. Holland was ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 23, 1994. At the time of this call, Elder Holland was serving as a member of the First Quorum of […]