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Scout Troop 97 awards badges, promotions

Posted 1/14/14

 

Boy Scout Troop 97 of Londonderry Twp. celebrated Christmas, Hanukkah and Scouting achievements at a holiday Court of Honor.

Nine Scouts advanced in rank, while 32 merit badges were awarded and two service awards were presented. …

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BOYSCOUTBoy Scout Troop 97 of Londonderry Twp. celebrated Christmas, Hanukkah and Scouting achievements at a holiday Court of Honor.

Nine Scouts advanced in rank, while 32 merit badges were awarded and two service awards were presented.

The event’s holiday theme featured Christmas and Hanukkah decorations; a gift exchange among leaders and Scouts; a festive dessert buffet; and troop videos.

Life Scout Mitch Lee served as the master of ceremonies.

Travis Blouch, Cole Carlson, Jason O’Donnell and Keagan Yocum were recognized for achieving the rank of Tenderfoot. To reach the rank, the Scouts had to focus on successful and safe overnight camping skills, including the proper dress and camping gear for a specific camp-out; preparation of meals; knot tying and safe hiking during daytime and nighttime; and correctly displaying, raising, lowering and folding the American flag . . .

 

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