Bruce McDowall


A 1970 Pitt graduate, Bruce served as a professional Scouter in Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America (Pittsburgh) for 42 years where he directed numerous programs in southwestern Pennsylvania including:  the annual community-wide Scouting for Food Drive involving 250,000 people who collected more than $89 million of donated foods for the needy over 23 years; the Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner pairing 5,000 Eagle Scouts and sponsors during 25 years; Editor - Scout's Honor for 25 years; the award-winning Scouting Today television show for six years; and field director of 6,000 youth in Allegheny, Greene and Washington counties.  Bruce continues serving others as a GWCFB and Washington County Library System board member.