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Nick Duggan achieves rank of Eagle Scout


Nick Duggan Nick Duggan Nick Duggan, 17, has received Scouting’s highest rank of Eagle Scout.

Duggan, a member of Troop 93, chartered by Cloverdale American Legion, is a senior at South Putnam High School and has been involved in Scouting for 12 years. Duggan achieved the Eagle rank after demonstrating leadership as a Scribe and Troop Guide before completing his Eagle project.

Only four percent of Scouting’s national membership attains the rank of Eagle.

For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Duggan provided a playground with two swings and a climbable rope wall at Camp Friend. His project provides another way for visitors to have fun and spend time on the campgrounds.

There were about 21 volunteers who dedicated their time and talent to assist Duggan in completing his service project in October and November of 2017.

Boy Scouts of America is a youth development organization that’s designed to prepare young people to make ethical and moral decisions throughout their lifetimes. The goals of Scouting consist of citizenship training, character development and personal fitness. Throughout the Boy Scout program, young people are encouraged to advance through ranks by fulfilling requirements in the areas of leadership, service and outdoor skills. To get more information on Scouting call 317- 813-7125 or visit www.crossroadsbsa.org.

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