Gov. Phil Bryant to be Honored with Distinguished Citizen Award

Governor Phil Bryant will be honored with the Distinguished Citizen Award by the Pine Burr Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. The event will take place on Monday March 23rd, 2015, at 7 p.m., at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

The award is presented by the local Boy Scout Council to an individual who has made a significant impact in the community, has excelled as a community leader, or is an alumni of scouting that has accomplished significant achievements in their civic or professional field. Past recipients include Warren Hood, Jr., Dave Dennis, Jerry O’Keefe, Bill Oliver, Carl Nicholson, Paul McMullan, Congressman Gene Taylor, Bishop Joseph Howze, and Bobby Lee Chain.