Scouting News: 5 local Boy Scouts earn Eagle rank

Courtesy of Helen Morris
Five Troop 37 Boy Scouts recently earned the Eagle rank.

Five Boy Scouts from Troop 37 in Los Altos have earned the Eagle rank, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts. The troop honored the Scouts at a Sept. 9 ceremony with attendees including the mayor of Los Altos and city council members from Mountain View and Cupertino.

During their time in the troop, the boys collectively completed more than 420 hours of community service in the Los Altos area and camped 308 nights, cycled 340 miles, hiked 267 miles, paddled 129 miles and earned 127 merit badges. All have held multiple leadership positions in the troop.

Scouting News: Troop 33 honors new Eagle Scouts

Courtesy of Ray Blasing
Troop 33 celebrates its new Eagle Scouts, from left, Zack Moore, Winn Hartford and Kyler Blasing.

Boy Scout Troop 33 of Los Altos recently conducted its Eagle Court of Honor ceremony for three new Eagle Scouts.

The Eagle designation is the highest rank in Scouting.

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Scouting News : LAH Scouts earn Eagle rank

Chet and Jay Bhateja

Los Altos Hills twins Chet and Jay Bhateja, members of Troop 57 in Palo Alto, earned the rank of Eagle Scout June 28.

Chet completed 35 merit badges and was awarded an Eagle with two Palms, while Jay completed 36 merit badges and received an Eagle with three Palms.

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