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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,Staff Writer | January 8, 1993
When Neal Green was trying to come up with a project to earn an Eagle Award, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts, he wanted to do something that would have a direct impact on people.The 13-year-old North Laurel resident wasn't interested in doing a typical Eagle project, such as fixing up a hiking trail.Instead, Neal collected more than 10,000 toiletry items for the homeless and helped to distribute them in Washington with Hand-to-Hand, a Potomac-based volunteer group committed to helping the homeless.
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March 31, 2014
Boy Scout Troop 936, which meets at Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company, awarded Zack Griffin his Eagle Scout medal on March 22. This was their second Eagle Scout in six months. Requirements to meet this award included fundraising, contacting business support and supervising the clearing and mulching of the chosen project, the Agape House. This achievement was acknowledged by personal letters from Gen. Alexander of the NSA, a flag flown over the capitol in his honor by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and a signed photo by Bear Grylls, recent Chief Scout for the UK and celebrity of "Man vs. Wild.
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By Katie V. Jones, Baltimore Sun Media Group | October 29, 2013
As Scoutmaster of Troop 432 in Elkridge, Bill Neault attends a Boy Scout meeting each week, and every month goes camping with the boys in his troop. In addition, over the summer, he'll spent at least a full week at summer camp, then another at Philmont - a high-adventure camp for Scouts in New Mexico. The 28-year-old concedes that his fiancee is putting a little heat on him these days. "I do get quite the pressure from ... being gone all the time," Neault said with a chuckle.
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By Katie V. Jones, Baltimore Sun Media Group | October 29, 2013
As Scoutmaster of Troop 432 in Elkridge, Bill Neault attends a Boy Scout meeting each week, and every month goes camping with the boys in his troop. In addition, over the summer, he'll spent at least a full week at summer camp, then another at Philmont - a high-adventure camp for Scouts in New Mexico. The 28-year-old concedes that his fiancee is putting a little heat on him these days. "I do get quite the pressure from ... being gone all the time," Neault said with a chuckle.
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By SANDRA CROCKETT | October 18, 1992
Aaron Becker could have taken an easier way out.He already had accomplished plenty before seeing his 18th birthday. He was active in City College High School's swim club and soccer team. He was in drama productions. He won a scholarship to spend part of his summer in Japan -- for the second year in a row. When he graduated this year, he was valedictorian of his class.So when it came time to decide on a project to earn his Eagle award from the Boy Scouts of America, what compelled Aaron to mount a video venture?
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January 28, 2013
Kevin Matthews, a member of Troop 238, completed his Eagle Scout project and received the honor of obtaining his Eagle Scout rank in September 2012. Kevin's Eagle project, April 2012, was for the Harford County Humane Society and consisted of multiple repairs and installations to the large animal barn. His project included installing a 16-by-16-by-4-foot corral. Burying a barrier around the perimeter of the barn to prevent predators from entering the barn and harming the animals housed there.
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From The Aegis | April 1, 2013
Brady Daniels Kautsch, 17 of Bel Air, earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award, on Dec. 13, 2012 and was formally recognized in a ceremonial Court of Honor on March 17, at the Church of St. Mark - Monsignor McCall Center in Fallston. A member of Troop 801, Kautsch is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster Steve Martinek. To earn scouting's highest award, each candidate must earn 21 merit badges -- some required, some elective -- and successfully coordinate and complete a community-related service project.
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By NATALIE HARVEY | November 10, 1992
During an impressive Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony, Greg Buckler was presented his Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America Thursday before family, friends, troop members and other Eagle Scouts at the Oakland Mills High School auditorium.Greg has been a member of Troop 601 since 1988. Since then he has earned 29 BSA merit badges, a World Crest Award, two 50-Miler Awards and is a brotherhood member in the Order of the Arrow.For his Eagle Scout project, Greg planned, developed and established a library and computer data base for the Grace Community Church in Oakland Mills.
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March 31, 2014
Boy Scout Troop 936, which meets at Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company, awarded Zack Griffin his Eagle Scout medal on March 22. This was their second Eagle Scout in six months. Requirements to meet this award included fundraising, contacting business support and supervising the clearing and mulching of the chosen project, the Agape House. This achievement was acknowledged by personal letters from Gen. Alexander of the NSA, a flag flown over the capitol in his honor by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and a signed photo by Bear Grylls, recent Chief Scout for the UK and celebrity of "Man vs. Wild.
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From The Aegis | April 1, 2013
Brady Daniels Kautsch, 17 of Bel Air, earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award, on Dec. 13, 2012 and was formally recognized in a ceremonial Court of Honor on March 17, at the Church of St. Mark - Monsignor McCall Center in Fallston. A member of Troop 801, Kautsch is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster Steve Martinek. To earn scouting's highest award, each candidate must earn 21 merit badges -- some required, some elective -- and successfully coordinate and complete a community-related service project.
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March 25, 2013
Kevin Matthews, a member of Troop 238, completed his Eagle Scout project and received the honor of obtaining his Eagle Scout rank in September. Kevin's Eagle project, finished in April 2012, was for the Harford County Humane Society and consisted of multiple repairs and installations to the large animal barn. His project included installing a 16-by-16-by-4-foot corral and burying a barrier around the perimeter of the barn to prevent predators from entering the barn and harming the animals housed there.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 11, 2012
James R. LaVey, a retired systems equipment engineer who was also a decorated World War II gunner and longtime Boy Scout advocate, died Saturday of pneumonia at his Timonium home. He was 87. "He was a giant among Scout volunteers and was a kind friend to many," said Jack Simons, a longtime friend and Scoutmaster who lives in Cockeysville. "He will be dreadfully missed. " James Robert LaVey, the son of a production manager and a homemaker, was born and raised in Chicago, where he graduated in 1942 from Kelvyn Park High School.
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By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 31, 2002
FAMILY, FRIENDS and guests state Sen. John C. Astle and Del. Michael E. Busch gathered at the Ulmstead Barn on Oct. 24 to see five members of Broadneck Boy Scout Troop 835 receive the highest honor in Boy Scouting: the Eagle Scout Award. From the time a boy becomes a Scout, all the badges he earns and elective projects he works on go toward fulfilling the requirements for the Eagle award. One of the final requirements is to perform an individual community project. The Eagle project of 17-year-old Nicholas Lindsay, son of Robin Lindsay and Melanie Lindsay, was to build a split-rail fence to protect an area on the Broadneck Peninsula that was being reforested.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 26, 2001
Two Baltimore physicians have been given the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award by the Baltimore Area Council of Boy Scouts of America in recognition of their contributions to society a quarter-century or more after attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Recipients of the national award are Dr. J. Alex Haller Jr. and Dr. Robert A. Barish. Haller, 74, a retired pediatric surgeon who specialized in trauma care, was instrumental in the creation of the children's shock trauma center at Johns Hopkins Medical Center.
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