Distinguished Citizen's Lunches/Dinners

The Distinguished Citizen Dinner (DCD) recognizes community leaders who exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their everyday lives, in their workplace, and in their spheres of influence.

The Evangeline Area Council hosts at least one DCD in each Parish.  The feature a reception, dinner, program, and remarks from the honoree. 

  • Proceeds from the dinner help over 2,400 youth gain confidence, life skills, and leadership abilities 
  • All youth are local to the Acadiana area
  • Over 25% from under-served areas and low-income families

Congratulations to 2019 honorees:

  • Lafayette Parish - 2019 event will be the Acadiana Leadership Luncheon
  • Iberia Parish - Patrick Norris
  • Acadia Parish - TBA
  • St. Landry/Evangeline Parish - TBA