Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Boy Scouts celebrate rank advancement

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
community Fargo,North Dakota 58102 http://www.westfargopioneer.com/sites/all/themes/westfargopioneer_theme/images/social_default_image.png
West Fargo Pioneer
(701) 241-5487 customer support
Boy Scouts celebrate rank advancement
Fargo North Dakota 101 5th Street North 58102

Boy Scout Troop 279 celebrated rank advancement at a Court of Honor held Jan. 31, at the Crossways Center. The Scouts present at the ceremony received a total of 35 Merit Badges and 15 Rank Badges. The Troop is sponsored by Holy Cross Catholic Church and Lutheran Church of the Cross.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Scouts earning both the Second Class Rank and First Class Rank were: Sam Anderson, Josh Blotsky, James Doyel, Isaac Lepird, Justin Olien and Hunter Pringle. Jacob Ustanko earned the Star Scout Rank. Jacob Fischer and Nick Reitan were recognized for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Merit Badges were given for Camping, Carpentry, Citizenship in the Community, Fingerprinting, Fishing, Pathfinding, Reptile Study, and Tracking.

Northern Sky District Commissioner Mike Lewis of Fargo was on hand to present Scout Master Mike Reitan with a certificate for completion of the Wood Badge of the 21st Century program. Wood Badge is a training course for adult leaders of Scouting designed to teach the ideals of Scouting and further develop the leadership skills of those who attend the training.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement