Holy Cross Student Gives Keynote Speech at National Order of the Arrow Conference


Donald Stephens ’18, an economics and political science major from Shavertown, Penn., gives the keynote address at the 2015 National Order of the Arrow conference. Stephens addressed 15,000 attendees at the conference, marking the 100th anniversary of the organization’s founding. In addition to providing leadership and assisting to execute the event, Stephens participated in various training sessions and programs during the weeklong conference.

Stephens is one of 170,000 selected, out of 3 million Boy Scouts of America members, to the Order of the Arrow. Based on his proven track record of experience in the outdoors and service to others, Stephens was named national vice chief of the Order of the Arrow, the second highest role within the organization. At Holy Cross, he volunteers in the admissions outreach program, campus ministry and is a student worker in the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College.

Learn more about Donald “Donnie” Stephens as he reflects on his time in the Order of the Arrow and the past year helping to plan the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference in this video.

Photography provided by Glen Greube and Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America.

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