Have a recent accomplishment you’d like to share? Fill out the Newsmakers submission form.David Munson, RIT president, recently received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. The award is presented to an Eagle Scout for distinguished service in his profession and to his community for a period of at least 25 years after attaining the level of Eagle Scout. Munson earned his Eagle Scout in the late 1960s after creating a large map for his public service project that featured The Circleville Pumpkin Show. The festival is held each fall in the small city located in central Ohio. The four-day event, which today draws nearly 400,000 visitors annually, is considered to be the biggest festival in the nation dedicated to pumpkins.