District Awards Banquet
Thursday January 18, 2018
Please join us at our annual district award dinner and help kickoff a new year by recognizing the amazing adult volunteers in our district. Doors open at 5:30PM and dinner will be served at 6:30PM. Royal Oaks Country Club, 7915 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231 Map
Keynote Presentation – Looking into the Future of Circle Ten
We are excited to welcome Sam Thompson as our keynote speaker. Sam recently became the new Scout Executive/CEO of Circle Ten Council, and has hit the ground running with new energy and focus for Circle Ten. He will share with us his vision for scouting and his plans to grow our council.
Samuel E. Thompson
Sam Thompson, Scout Executive/CEO Circle Ten Council since September 1, 2017.
Sam grew up in Reno, Nevada. He earned his Eagle Scout Award in 1979 from Troop 152. Sam graduated from University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Science in Resource Management.
Sam’s scouting career began in 1990 when he served as District Executive in the Reno, Nevada council. Sam also held the positions of Senior District Executive, and Director of Field Service. He became the Assistant Scout Executive, in Sacramento, California, in 1999. In January of 2002 Sam moved into the position of Scout Executive for the Ore-Ida Council in Boise, Idaho. In 2006, he was promoted to the Cub Scout Division Director at the National Council. Sam became the Membership Impact Department manager in 2008. In 2010, Sam took leadership of the Regional Support Department and in April 2014, he became department manager of the Strategic Performance Office.
Sam is married to Debi and they have a teenage son, Nicolas. Sam’s hobbies are: parenting, golfing, hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening.
Tickets are $25 each and a table of 8 is $200. To encourage early ticket purchase, the price per ticket will increase by $5 on January 9th. You may purchase tickets online here.