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Boy Scouts achieve rank of Eagle
An Eagle Court of Honor was conducted by Boy Scout Troop 224 of Scott City on November 3. Two scouts were honored for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
Myron "Trey" Bond Carter III has been in scouting since August of 2000. He is a junior at Scott City High School. He has completed 31 merit badges in pursuit of his Eagle rank. Trey attended summer camp at Camp Lewallen for four years. He has participated in the Order of the Arrow Summer camp and the National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) Pack and Paddle. This past summer he served as a camp counselor at S-F Scout Ranch. Trey's Eagle project was building a privacy fence for the Women's Safe House in Sikeston. This fence helped provide a safe place for women and a secure place for their children to play. Trey is the son of Myron and Lynda Carter of Scott City.
Adam Conald Bowers has been in scouting since August 2000. He is a senior at Scott City High School. He has completed 26 merit badges in pursuit of his Eagle rank. Adam attended summer camp at Camp Lewallen for three years and also participated in the Order of the Arrow Summer camp and the National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) Pack and Paddle. Adam served two terms as Senior Patrol Leader of troop 224 and has held various other positions in the troop. Adam's Eagle project was to build a bathroom and storage closet in the basement of Eisleben Lutheran parish hall where the troop meets. Adam is the son of Bryan and Heraleen Bowers of Scott City.
The ceremony was led by Scoutmaster Roger Buckner. Special speaker was long-time scouting volunteer Kevin McMeel. Each boy received letters from Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and President of the United States Barack Obama as well as a flag that was flown over the US Capital in their honor.