Archive for Thursday, April 10, 2008

Scouting news

April 10, 2008

Boy Scout Troop 64 of Eudora held its spring Court of Honor on Mar. 31 at the Eudora Learning Center. Senior Patrol Leader Joseph Walker presided for the opening, flag salute and Scout Oath and Law. Scoutmaster Glenn Jackson welcomed all Scouts, Scouters and family members. The Shadowhawks, a new patrol made up of Scouts who have recently joined the troop, presented a skit, as did the Wolf Patrol members. Patrol patches were distributed to the Shadowhawk Patrol.

Patrick Bradley, Blake Jopp, Chance Hamm, Zach Dudley, Tanner Brunton, and Trenton Wilkins received their Scout rank badges and pins for their mothers. Simon Elwell advanced to Tenderfoot rank. Alex Whitten received Citizenship in the Nation, Personal Management, and Personal Fitness merit badges; Devon Middleton received the Graphic Arts merit badge; Matt Jones received Safety, Auto Mechanics, and American Heritage merit badges, Nathan Bradley received the Aviation merit badge; Conner Bradley received the Traffic Safety merit Badges; Steven Wimmer received the Safety merit badge; Joseph Walker received the Electricity, Electronics, and Coin Collecting merit badges; and Jonathan Morrison received the Personal Fitness merit badge. Joseph Walker has advanced to Eagle Scout, and plans will be made for his Eagle Scout Court of Honor.

Eric Ahlen received the Training patch for his uniform for completing Scoutmaster training last summer at camp. He is also a member of Sea Scouts, and will be participating in a High Adventure trip this summer. New Committee Chairman Roy Lytle was not present, but will be presented the Committee Chairman uniform patch later.

¢ Scouting for Food will take place April 19 throughout Eudora. Scouts will distribute bags for residents to fill with food for the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry beginning April 10. The bags will be picked up April 19.

Troop 64 is chartered to the Eudora Lions Club and meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays at the Eudora Learning Center, 10th and Main streets.

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