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Archive for Saturday, October 31, 2009

Scouting news

October 31, 2009

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Lawrence Boy Scout Troop 52, chartered by the Lawrence First United Methodist Church, held its Court of Honor on Sept. 29. Scouts earning ranks, badges and awards were:

Eagle Scout: Brendan Golledge.

Citizenship in the World: Brendan Golledge.

Environmental Science: Brendan Golledge and Gavin Spence.

Family Life: Brendan Golledge and Stefan Kuczera.

Personal Fitness: Brendan Golledge.

Junior Leader Training: Brendan Golledge, Thomas Peterson, Gavin Spence, Jack Arnett, Eric Long, Robert Newman, Elias Schneck, Garrett Weeks, Nathan Weeks and Dakota Zinn.

World Conservation: Brendan Golledge.

Life Scout: Thomas Peterson.

Lifesaving: Thomas Peterson, Eric Long, Drew Sheppard and Dakota Zinn.

Ad Altari Dei Religious Award: Thomas Peterson.

Star Scout: Gavin Spence.

Climbing: Gavin Spence, Andrew Denny, Vail Moshiri, Garrett Weeks and Dakota Zinn.

12-Month Camper: Gavin Spence.

Order of the Arrow Ordeal: Gavin Spence, Vail Moshiri, Elias Schneck, Drew Sheppard, Dakota Zinn and Bryan Spence.

Brownsea II: Gavin Spence.

Tenderfoot Scout: Jack Arnett, Joseph Cary, Lawrence Chen, Jake DeLaTorre, Samuel Goodwin, Benjamen LaRocque, Joseph Mann and James Messer.

Basketry: Jack Arnett, Joseph Cary, Benjamen LaRocque, Joseph Mann and James Messer.

Leatherwork: Jack Arnett, Benjamen LaRocque and Joseph Mann.

Fireman Chit: Jack Arnett, Joseph Cary, Jake DeLaTorre, Samuel Goodwin, Benjamen LaRocque, Joseph Mann and James Messer.

Totin’ Chip: Jack Arnett, Joseph Cary, Jake DeLaTorre, Samuel Goodwin, Benjamen LaRocque, Joseph Mann and James Messer.

Citizenship in the Nation: Thomas Peterson, Gavin Spence, Joseph Cary and Elias Schneck.

Wood Carving: Stefan Kuczera.

Personal Management: Eric Long.

Dentistry: Robert Newman.

Public Speaking: Robert Newman.

Rifle Shooting: Robert Newman.

Swimming: Robert Newman and Elias Schneck.

Shotgun: Drew Sheppard and Dakota Zinn.

Religious Award: Dakota Zinn.

Lawrence Boy Scout Troop 52, also attended the “Flint Hills Technical College Merit Badge University” Oct. 17 in Emporia. The one-day event offered 17 different merit badges, of which six are required for Eagle. There was also a “Fast Start First” program which helped newer Scouts earn their First Class rank. Attending Scouts were required to complete required pre-requisites, and turn them in at the start of their merit badge class. Scouts had the opportunity to earn as many as two merit badges.

Merit badges earned were:

Graphic Arts: Ben LaRoque.

Fishing: Joseph Mann.

Citizenship in the Community: Thomas Peterson and Gavin Spence.

Citizenship in the World: Thomas Peterson, Elias Schneck, Drew Sheppard, Gavin Spence and Dakota Zinn.

Emergency Preparedness: Elias Schneck.

Citizenship in the Nation: Drew Sheppard and Dakota Zinn.

Automotive Maintenance: Garrett Weeks.

Fingerprinting: Nathan Weeks.

Genealogy: Nathan Weeks.

Adults attending were Marlon Schneck, Kent Peterson and Rod Zinn.

Pack 3059 held its annual Rain Gutter Regatta on Oct. 23 with 31 boats registered. The results were: Xavier Hilbert, first; Treyton Trujillo, second; Kalen Ramer, third; and Chris Geiss, fourth. The Pack leaders voted the Sportsman medal to Evan Nellis.

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