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  • Livonia Scouts earn Eagle rank

    Nathan Collins and Burke Culkeen, students at Livonia Stevenson High School and members of Boy Scout Troop 782 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Livonia, achieved the rank of Eagle at a Court of Honor on Feb. 14. Nathan is a senior at Stevenson. After gr...
  • Troop 359 members receive Eagle Scout Honors

    Two young men, Landon Rhodes and Cody Soukup, were honored on Sunday afternoon by the Scouting community surrounding Cordova. They were presented their Eagle Scout Rank at a Court of Honor at the Cordova Community Center. The Scouts were given their Eag...
  • Local Boy Scout troop has successful year

    This is a year of recognition for Boy Scout Troop 138 with scoutmaster Ben Denton receiving the Silver Beaver award, his troop being named troop of the year for the Cherokee District and five of his scouts receiving the Eagle Scout designation. The Silv...
  • Troop presents its first Eagle awards

    A local Boy Scout troop on Sunday celebrated the first time scouts from that troop have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. An Eagle Court of Honor event was hosted for Boy Scouts Armen Ter-Zakarian and Matthew Diradoorian. Diradoorian and Ter-Zakarian ...
  • South Bend scouts receive high honor

    It was an exciting night for Boy Scout Troop 173 of South Bend. Five of its 25 scouts received the highest honor in the organization, they became Eagle Scouts. The young men and their families were glowing with pride. They've worked their entire lives to ...
  • Boy Scout helps Pennies For Your Park II

    Michael Stasney is a home schooled, 8th grader, who loves to play football and hunt. He has been involved in Boy Scouts for most of his life and has achieved the rank of Life Scout. The next step in his Scouting career is Eagle Scout which requires him t...
  • Oklahoma City community leader praises and challenges those who work with Boy Scouts

    H.E. “Gene” Rainbolt praised and challenged those attending the Boy Scouts of America Last Frontier Council's Character Counts fundraising breakfast Tuesday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The Last Frontier Council consists of more ...
  • Farmer wins $2,500 for Boy Scouts

    --Blair Stewart of Exmore has been selected as a winner in the America's Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The Monsanto Fund sponsors the program, and wi...
  • Middle schooler builds gazebo for scout project

    The sounds of progress were heard Saturday along with the church bells at St. John’s Child Development Center. Screw guns tightened while saws cut all because of a 12-year-old boy and his goal to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. Ike Emerson, a 7th-grade...
  • Families Come out to Honor Eagle Scouts

    It isn’t always simple raising a child today. There are many temptations and indulgences that can potentially corrupt and destroy our youth. But among the programs that has helped to mold girls and boys into wonderful adults is scouting. The important r...
  • Scout Post: Berkeley Heights Cub Scout invited to D.C., meets president

    Cub Scout Vasant Bhardwaj, 9, a member of Pack 368 in Berkeley Heights, was one of nine Scouts nationwide selected to visit Washington, D.C., this month to present the Boy Scouts of America’s annual Report to the Nation to Speaker of the House John Boeh...
  • Brunswick Hills resident reaches Eagle Scout status

    A Court of Honor was held Jan. 9 at St. Colette Parish, Brunswick, for Eagle Scout Matthew Hoyt. Eagle Scout is the highest rank offered by Boys Scouts of America and less than 4 percent of boys in scouting achieve this level. Matthew has been in scoutin...
  • Troop 767 celebrates 100th Eagle Scout, 100 years of Scouting

    Boy Scout Troop 767 of Midland recently celebrated both the troop’s 100th Eagle Scout and the troop’s 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. Trace Dressen, 16 of Midland, is Troop 767 100th Eagle Scout. Dressen has been in Boy Scouts about 1...
  • Webelos collect shoes for Soles4Souls

    Cub Scouts learn through different activities that giving back to the community is an important part of everyday life. They also earn different badges that demonstrate what they have learned in order to become Boy Scouts. Those two aspects recently came ...
  • Tebow speaks to Boy Scouts

    The Gulf Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosted the Highlands Friends of Scouting Dinner on Tuesday night at the First United Methodist Church of Sebring. The keynote speaker for the event, which raised more than $22,000 for the Boy Scouts, was...
  • Boy Scout Troop 341 Raises Funds, Serves Community: Whiz Kids

    Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness: Members of Boy Scout Troop 341 work hard to raise funds, earn merit badges and learn skills that build character. Through popcorn sales, pancake breakfasts and car washes, the boys fund their own activities. Troop members b...
  • Eagle Scout honored for canoe rescue

    The Boy Scouts' motto is "Be prepared. "Boy, was he. Derick Wollner, an Eagle Scout since November, knows a little something about water safety, canoeing, rough water and taking charge. So putting it all together during a Boy Scout adventure in the Bounda...
  • Johnny Majors named Distinguished Citizen by Boy Scouts of America's Great Smoky Mountain Council

    Johnny Majors coached the University of Tennessee to three SEC championships and has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, but as a Boy Scout, he said he never could get the hang of those knots. "I think I got to (the rank of) First Class,...
  • Berkeley Heights Scout goes to Washington...and meets the president

    Not too many people can say they have met the President of the United States, but nine-year-old Webelo Scout Vasant Bhardwaj can. Vasant was chosen to be one of nine Scouts from across the country to deliver the Boy Scouts 100th Annual Report to the Nati...
  • Cub Scout wins rare heroism award

    As a Webelos Scout with Cub Scout Pack 999, Roxborough’s Joseph McDermott has always enjoyed reading Boy’s Life, the official youth magazine of the Boy Scouts of America. “He loves it, he just loves it,” said Joseph’s mother Nancy, who lives wi...

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