Court of Honor for
Less than 7% of all Scouts attain the highest rank of Eagle. When a Scout completes all the requirements a Court of Honor is held to award him this rank.
Members of troop 75 in North Carolina
Saluting the American Flag during the pledge
Pinning the newest Eagle Scout
Pinning his mom and dad is a vow to rededicate himself to living the
The audience was asked if they would like to say anything about the life and character of the honoree.
He had several members of his troop speak
Friends from his church speak
as well as family members and other scout leaders.
I also spoke on behalf of my late husband. Normally I would not get up in front of a crowd but I knew he would have been the first one up there to tell him how proud we were of him and his accomplishments.
Afterwards Stan presented him with his certificate
A table display with his great grandfathers memorabilia from Boy Scout Troop 1 Butler, PA
along with many of his own items there and on other tables.
His great grandfather top row far left
The letter that started it all that his great grandfather wrote to him when he began Scouting
A framed certificate of Kyle's great grandfathers certificate
A lovely buffet dinner was spread out over four tables for all the guests.
A manly feast of Sub sandwiches, cheese and crackers, fruit and vegetable trays, chips and dips, pretzels and cheese dips and a beautifully decorated cake in his honor.
The tables were all covered in Scout colors with centerpieces filled with snacks to enjoy before, during and after the ceremony. All of which I failed to photograph!
It was a wonderful afternoon that included many members of his family, all his aunts and uncles, friends from near and far.
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