Annually the region gives out 3 awards, the E. Urner Goodman We Support Camping Award, the National Service Award, and the OA Innovation Award. To learn more about each award please check out our awards page here. The Region can select 2 lodges to earn
Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants. For 2018, 27 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $50,000 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.
The 2018 Order of the Arrow southern region chief was elected Thursday morning at the 2017 National Planning Meeting. Congratulations to Zach Callicutt! Zach is a Vigil Honor member from Chicksa Lodge, Yocona Area Council in Oxford, Mississippi. He has served as the SR-6 section
With another year nearly finished, we can look back fondly on the trail we’ve blazed. We hope the inaugural Spirit of Excellence issues have helped orient your lodge for its 2017 JTE goals. Throughout the year, you have been equipped with the tools to succeed.