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Friday, December 9, 2011

Rep. GT Thompson Will Be Keynote Speaker At Gathering Of Eagles

Eagle Scout Dinner To Be Held At St. Bonaventure

December 8, 2011

The Allegheny Highlands Council Boy Scouts of America will honor its Eagle Scouts on Jan. 15 by holding its inaugural Eagle Scout Dinner at 1 p.m. Doyle Hall at St. Bonaventure University.

Around 40 scouts in the council's service area become Eagle Scouts each year. They are part of the four percent of scouts nationwide who earn the coveted Eagle Scout award by earning 21 merit badges, 11 which are required; serving in various troop leadership positions and learning skills necessary to be a responsible outdoorsman, a good neighbor and one who leads by example. Since its inception as the highest rank in scouting in 1912, more than 1 million American boy scouts have been named Eagle Scouts.

Every Eagle Scout, along with his parents and scoutmaster, have been invited to the Jan. 15 recognition dinner. More...

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