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Scouting News: Local students achieve Eagle Scout rank


Courtesy of Michelle Mann
New Eagle Scouts from troops 33 and 37 include, from left, Matthew Schmidt, Max Drummond, Anand Kulandaivelu and Colin Dickerson.

 

Four local high school students recently earned the Eagle Scout rank, the highest designation in Boy Scouts. Only 4 percent of Scouts attain the rank.

Requirements include earning at least 21 merit badges and demonstrating Scout Spirit through the Boy Scout Oath and Law, service and leadership, which includes a service project the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages.

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Scouting News: Local Scouts earn Eagle rank


Nicolas Suppiah, left, and Hunter Borlik

Boy Scout Troop 75 in Los Altos recently honored two members for earning their Eagle Scout ranks.

• Hunter Borlik, 18, is a senior at Everest Public High School in Redwood City.


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