Local Boy Scouts Recognize Attorneys of the Year

BETHESDA, MD: The Boy Scouts of America’s National Capital Area Council (NCAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Attorney of the Year Good Scout Awards are Nancy A. Long, Associate Counsel at the American Association of University Professors, and Brigadier General Peter R. Masciola (USAF Ret.), Partner at MillerMasciola. The Attorney of the Year Good Scout award honors outstanding leader(s) in the law profession who exemplify the ideals of the Scout Oath and Law in his or her daily life. A special Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented to Jacob A. Stein, Of Counsel at Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP.

Nancy A. Long, Associate Counsel at the American Association of University Professors
Brigadier General Peter R. Masciola (USAF Ret.), Partner at MillerMasciola
Jacob A. Stein, Of Counsel at Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP.

The awards will be presented at the annual Attorney of the Year Good Scout Award luncheon on Thursday, June 29, at the JW Marriott Hotel. Proceeds from the event will help support leadership and character development programs for young men and women in local communities.

Co-Chairs, June DeHart (Manatt, Phelps & Phillips) and Tom Curcio (CurcioBergeron) as well as Honorary Chair and Founder of the event, Rob Sterne (Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox) are proud to support the Boy Scouts’ premier attorney recognition event. Not only do we have great honorees this year, we will also have the General Counsel to National Council of Boy Scouts of America, Steven McGowen in attendance.

This year marks the 11th anniversary of the event. Past honorees include: Donald R. Dunner (Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP), The Honorable Theodore B. Olson, Jamie S. Gorelick (WilmerHale, LLP), William P. Lightfoot (Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, LLP), Carolyn B. Lamm (White & Case, LLP), Jack H. Olender (Jack H. Olender & Associates), Anastasia Kelly (DLA Piper), Grace E. Speights (Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP), Robert G. Sterne (Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox), Patrick M. Regan (Regan, Zambri, Long & Bertram, LLC), Joanne W. Young (Kirstein & Young, PLLC), Vincent J. Napoleon (Nixon Peabody), Bobby R. Burchfield (King & Spalding), Kim Keenan (MMTC) and Thomas J. Curcio (CurcioBergeron)

Thanks to generous support from the community, in 2016 National Capital Area Council served 58,000 young men and women through the dedication of 21,000 adult volunteers. The prestigious Eagle Scout award was earned by 1,519 young men who led their fellow Scouts in performing more than 500,000 hours of community service, including collecting over a million pounds of food in Scouting for Food, their annual holiday food drive.

To purchase tickets or learn about sponsorship opportunities at the event, please visit www.ncacbsa.org/specialevents or contact Jenna Welle (Jenna.Welle@Scouting.org, 301-214-9151)


About Boy Scouts of America & National Capital Area Council

Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be Prepared. For Life.™ The Scouting organization is composed of 2.6 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and more than a million volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more, please visit www.Scouting.org.

National Capital Area Council was organized in 1911 and today stands as one of the oldest and largest councils in America. The Council territory includes the District of Columbia; the U.S. Virgin Islands; Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties in Maryland; and in Virginia the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Caroline, King George, Stafford and Culpeper as well as the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, Manassas Park and Fredericksburg. NCAC also provides direct service to Scouts living abroad in North and South America. For more information, please visit www.NCACBSA.org.