Boy Scouts of America, Mountaineer Area Council's
2023 Distinguished Citizens Dinner
Thursday, November 2, 2023
The Erickson Alumni Center, Morgantown
6:00 PM - reception & silent auction
7:00 PM - dinner & program


LINK TO SILENT AUCTION (ends 11/2/23 7:30 PM)

The Distinguished Citizens Dinner is the showcase fundraising event for the Mountaineer Area Council to support Boy Scouts of America programs in north central West Virginia and recognize those in the community who exemplify the spirit of the Scout Oath and Scout Law in their everyday life.  Past individual honorees include George R. Farmer Jr., E. Gordon Gee, David C. Hardesty Jr., Bob Huggins, Hershel "Woody" Williams, David Alvarez, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Ben Hardesty, Mon Health System, Amy Bush, and Antero Resources..

The 2023 event will honor a business as well as an individual.  Additional presentations will include recognition of the Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Awards.

Distinguished Honorees:

Jeff Hostetler

Founder of Hoss Foundation, former WVU & NFL quarterback

Diversified Energy

2023 National Eagle Scout Association Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Mac Warner
WV Secretary of State
Eagle Scout Class of 1971

2023 Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Awards

Dr. Jay Cole
West Virginia University

Sharon Petitte
Ridgedale Elementary School

Dr. Michelle Richards-Babb
West Virginia University

All proceeds from the Distinguished Citizens Dinner support local Boy Scouts of America programs in north central West Virginia.