Chitimacha Scouting District of the Evangeline Area Council of Boy Scouts of America recently held its 11th Annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner. This year the district honored the “Founding Chefs of Chitimacha Scouting,” who are part of the original “chefs” of the annual scout steak dinner held in the late fall. Embroidered chef’s hats were presented to living chefs and family members of others. They are Lynn Arceneaux, Irving Courtney, Raymond “Mona” Beadle Sr., Clifford Chaisson, Cyrus P. “Cy” Giroir, L.J. “Jake” Giroir, James “Doug” Guerin, Gilmore J. “Gil” Guidry, Leon Kahn, T.R. Naquin, Dr. Carlos Orlando Sr., George Picou Sr., and Henry A. Swiber Sr. From left are Courtney, Naquin and Kahn. Not pictured is Orlando.