Scouting News: Troop 37 recognizes new Eagle Scouts

 

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 37 recently honored three members for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest distinction in Boy Scouts. To receive the Eagle rank, Scouts must earn at least 21 merit badges, hold leadership positions and complete a community service project.

The new Eagle Scouts and their projects:

Scouting News: Troop 75 recognizes new Eagle Scouts

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 75 honored five new Eagle Scouts at a Court of Honor ceremony in the Garden House at Shoup Park April 20.

The Eagle designation is the highest achievement in Scouting. To earn the Eagle rank, Scouts must complete a minimum of 21 merit badges, lead a community service project, hold troop leadership positions and perform community service.

Red Cross celebrates local volunteers at annual recognition dinner


Kearney

The American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter honored 13 volunteers, including three from Los Altos and one from Mountain View, at its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner May 2 at the San Jose Women’s Club.

The Los Altos honorees were Carol Hoskins, who received a customer service award in the biomedical services division; Neil Katin, who received a disaster cycle services award for outstanding support; and Terry Kearney, who received a new volunteer award. Michael Garcia of Mountain View received a disaster cycle services award for extraordinary commitment and dedication.

Scouting News: Troop 80 honors new Eagle Scout


Fitch

Local Boy Scout Troop 80 recently honored its latest Eagle Scout, Will Fitch.

Fitch was a Cub Scout in Pack 105 before he joined Troop 80. As a Scout, he backpacked, rock climbed and canoed throughout California, and camped out more than 175 nights. He served as patrol leader for four terms and as senior patrol leader for three terms.


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